Many employees who’ve worked from home want to keep it that way. If they can’t stay home, they’ll quit. What can HR do to retain employees now? Nearly 30% of remote workers say they’ll quit their job if they aren’t allowed to continue remote work, recent research from LiveCareer found. Another two-thirds of employees say […]
Flexibility is almost a cliché in the work world these days. Everyone wants more flexibility since they were sent home to work. Some employees even demand it or they’ll quit. But leaders aren’t as quick to bend on policies as they were in the throes of the pandemic. Many are afraid flexible work is equivalent […]
Most HR pros face a new dilemma: How can I train a hybrid workforce? It’ll be different, but not necessarily difficult, experts agree. Good training has always been essential to a great workforce. Now that COVID-19 has upended workplaces, HR pros will need to find creative ways to train and reskill employees. Most HR pros […]
When employees moved home to work, everything changed. But now some remote practices belong in the office, too. Most adjustments to our work habits were necessary. Some were more practical. And others were genius! While the year of remote work was challenging for many reasons, it gave employees and companies opportunities to evolve. So we […]
Can your team do remote work forever? Employers continue to struggle with this question – and HR professionals continue to figure out if it’s possible. Truth is, many employees don’t want to come back to the physical workplace. About 60% would like to work remotely all the time, according to research from FlexJobs. Another third […]
Employees are still plagued by burnout. So it begs the question: Is HR doing enough to help employees? Nearly two-thirds of employees still say they’re burned out, a Blind survey found. It hasn’t let up since we started covering employee burnout in the pandemic age. The bigger issue now: Almost 85% of employees don’t think […]
Some employees work from home. Some exist on-site. Others settled in-between. One thing they have in common: new expectations. Employees have different work experience expectations – ranging from where and when they work to how and why they communicate. And they all still hope for the best. But their ideas of what the best is […]
“Work from home” isn’t just a perk anymore. It’s the future of work. And HR leaders will want to create or adapt remote work policies that fit the new reality. Nearly 60% of CFOs say they’re ready to make – or already have made – remote work a permanent option for employees, a recent PwC […]
Is hybrid work the cure-all we expected when it was the pandemic solution? Not exactly. Employers needed hybrid work – a way to keep employees safe and healthy while getting the job done. Employees wanted – and in some cases, demanded – hybrid or remote work. Schedules and resources split between two locations has some […]
It’s great to work from the couch … except maybe for the aching back, tired eyes and sore neck. They’re nasty results of ergonomic sins we need to avoid. And most brought home or picked up unsafe habits – ergonomically speaking – that have or will lead to unnecessary pain, discomfort and even injury. More […]
Does flexible work time make actually employees more productive — and, more importantly, is it feasible for your company? Guest author Pierce Ivory explores just how effective flexible work time can be for employers of all stripes.
A recent study out of the UK has great takeaways for HR pros across the globe on the use and effectiveness of performance management (PM) systems.
Bringing employees back to work after the coronavirus lockdown by ensuring employee safety and compliance with new regs
According to a recent survey by Robert Half, a fair number of employers are reconsidering the traditional nine-to-five schedule. The study asked 2,800 senior managers about flexibility, and 41% reported they give their employees the ability to set their own hours — and 27% of that group didn’t care if workers put in fewer than […]
Throughout the pandemic, employers have heard a lot about the importance of employees’ mental health. But even with things heading in a positive direction on the COVID-19 front, that doesn’t mean you don’t have to worry about mental health anymore. In fact, a recent survey from Qualtrics shows that employees’ mental health issues are persisting […]
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