We’d like to send a loud shoutout to our learning team. Just this month, their work struck gold as they were recognized as a 2016 LearningElite winner by Chief Learning Officer magazine
Solutions at Work LIVE will gather industry leaders to talk about the things on every HR leader’s mind. Come back next week for insights and where to experience the conference via video on demand.
This April Fool’s, we salute all of the jokesters and pranksters among today’s companies. We’ll be laughing along with the junk-food perfumes and bacon-scented toys…but we’ll be quietly standing on the sidelines not eating unicorns…and not tempting the fates.
Combing through stock prices of Best Companies over the last 28 years, a London researcher found that, firms with high employee satisfaction outperform their peers by 2.3% to 3.8% per year in long-run stock returns – 89% to 184% cumulative. That should get employers thinking seriously about exactly what they can do to increase employees’ job satisfaction.
Free speaking comes down to permission…and that comes down in large part to values statements. There’s more power in these things than people might think.
With so many moving parts these days, nothing happens the way you’d expect; and smart HR people know cause-and-effect is a thing of the past. A successful presentation in Fresno might depend on completion of a college essay in Duluth. A thorough pre-signing assessment of a contract in Texas might hinge on the timely arrival of a dog walker in Silver Springs. Here’s how to build a better HR strategy by listening to your employees and getting to the root of their needs.
March 13 through March 19 is ASHHRA’s official Healthcare HR week; seven days, “to recognize human resources professionals in hospitals and non-hospital organizations across the nation for the daily issues they face.”
When talking about working parents, the data is just one part of the narrative. What’s equally important is the stories behind the numbers.
Right now, high school students around the country are nervously hovering around virtual and actual mail boxes waiting for the big news about their college applications: accepted or denied? Why does this matter to employers? We posed the question to Bright Horizons’ Patrick Donovan.
Study after study has shown this is true: that behavior of all sorts, from benefits usage to productivity, starts from above. And the leadership effect isn’t just about people at the very top.