The value of child care for employees is pretty inarguable. But getting business leaders from recommended practice to actual investment takes more than anecdotal evidence; it requires actual numbers.
When you work at a company that provides child care and preschool education, you find yourself taking a unique view of your co-workers. When you consider how family life spills into work (and vice versa), it’s no wonder that one can easily spot signs that a co-worker has an infant or school-age child or dogs or is married or is single.
In business, if you wait for a challenge to pass versus preparing for it ahead of time, you risk falling so far behind, you might not be able to catch up. These are the top HR challenges and threats employers need to be preparing for right now.
Monday morning post Super Bowl and there are four things you can be sure of: some people loved the halftime show; some people didn’t; there’s still debate about who won the commercials. And a sizeable portion of your workforce didn’t show up this morning.
Can women have it all? Deloitte CEO Cathy Englebert’s says yes, with a caveat: “Don’t let having it all be defined by someone else.” There’s a key to that – employers have to let us.
We know creativity is important. The more important question is, how do help people find and tap into theirs? What do people say sparks creativity…or stifles it? Here’s what we know from research.
What made HR news in January? People were talking about weather, the future, and women in business, with (of course) Millennials rounding out the list.
Talk to anyone in HR and they’ll tell you there’s a single most important thing you must do to retain employees.
As with any of life’s biggest challenges, elder responsibilities are not limited to the care itself, but knowing where and how to look for it. Finding someone you feel good about is the source of endless hours of searching and many sleepless nights. And this is where EAPs fall short.
Consistency of culture requires a philosophy that pivots with the organization. In workplaces that do, market or economy can change, but foundation won’t.