If gamification is turning up in every corner of the business world, it shouldn’t be a surprise. People have been learning through games since they started counting by playing Chutes and Ladders. What might be a surprise is how well games work.
Today’s workforce is like a giant sponge – everyone, especially Millennials, wants to absorb as much knowledge as possible. That presents a question for employers. Can you use that information – employees’ desire to learn – to your advantage in terms of talent strategies? And if so, how? A well designed tuition assistance program can do far more than develop specific functional skills, says the new EdAssist® report, In Demand: Tuition Assistance. “By creating employee growth opportunities that tightly align with organizational goals, employers can offer the long-term career development employees want, while delivering on the strategic talent goals the organization…
Read why family-friendly policies affect everyone — not just working parents and why everyone should support flexible work arrangements.
In the interest of family harmony, Bright Horizons Radio on Pandora provides easy access to child-friendly music the whole family will love.
What started as an eight-hour workday has since transformed. Employers who focus on flexible hours will win out in terms of employee engagement & retention.
The dreaded helicopter label hovers over all parents as we try to help (and let’s face it…over help) our children, but never more than when our progeny become college applicants. That’s when we become, well…a little crazy.
The explosion of Millennials out hunting Weedles and Charmanders should at least be a little instructional. The game pretty much checks all the boxes on the Millennials’ wish lists in life, not just Pokemon.
Many employees are expected to hold degrees these days, so some employers are offering education assistance, loan repayment, and tuition reimbursement.
While multitasking might seem like a good idea, research has shown that it actually decreases productivity, and our brains simply aren’t built for it.
Learn how back-up care helped one employee balance the needs of work and children throughout her career. In short, she says…it’s been a game changer.