Why are a growing number of the country’s biggest-name companies putting child care at their offices? Two words: retention and morale. Prominent business leaders weighed in with the Wall Street Journal on why they offer child care and the value it brings.
More than half of today’s working nurses are Boomers nearing retirement; and the Health and Medicine division of the American Academy of Science is recommending that 80% of nurses have baccalaureate degrees by the year 2020.
“Hospitals need to be proactive about identifying qualified employees to fill this staffing gap.”
Until recently, most of the hand-wringing on student loans has focused on how to help people avoid amassing so much debt in the first place. But more and more companies have started asking the question from the other side of the equation: “How can we help people with the student debt they already have?”
Last year, a study out of the University of Georgia said that saying “thank you” was the key to happy marriages. Turns out, the same might be said for happy workplaces.
Bright Horizons is honored that Fortune Magazine just named us to its 2016 list of Best Workplaces for Women.
No matter what the job, there’s a lot to be said for letting the experts do what they do best. In our work at EdAssist, I hear people say often that they thought running an education assistance program would mean a rubber stamp and a checkbook. Then they tried it out.
Millennials aren’t all the same – especially in the workplace. Learn about four common Millennial stereotypes that aren’t representative of the generation.
Choosing benefits today puts HR in prickly position; top hires are weighing company’s benefits against what they could get from a competitor; leadership wants ROI. There’s too much at stake for HR to just make a guess. So how are today’s trailblazers creating their programs? Like the answer to the old joke about porcupines: very carefully.
Our education and development department has begun offering new resources to teachers to help them discuss challenging topics with children. But what about our employees? How can we help our leaders to create safe spaces for this kind of big talk?
For working parents, as back-to-school nears, flexibility at work is essential. Learn how to help your employees keep up with their many responsibilities.