On top of their full-time jobs, working parents are trying to figure out the college admissions and financial aid processes. Find out how some companies are offering support through educational advising programs.
There are three million nurses in this country to about 800,000 doctors. For employers, that makes these valuable caregivers healthcare’s first line of defense for patients…and their own bottom lines. And that makes skilled nurses more important than ever.
The number of women doctors and business leaders has failed to keep pace with the percentage of women in medical and business schools. Why the drop-off?
Personal financial literacy scares people so much they don’t want to think about it. But it gets to them anyway, and then costs everyone by quietly gnawing at productivity.
Positive culture is considered a company’s secret to success. But can you get too much of good thing? Horizons Workforce Consulting’s (HWC) Lucy English says all the dedication to building a strong culture might be actually costing in another important area; diversity.
Looking for the latest in human resources news? Take a look at what made our April roundup.
Lately we’ve been hearing naysayers questioning the value of Take Your Child to Work Day. If it’s no longer Take Our Daughters to Work Day (the original intent, designed to inspire girls into the workforce, but changed to include boys when it felt too exclusionary)….what’s it really for? We can think of a few things.
The Horizons of Excellence awards, presented for the first time at this year’s event in Austin, honors those who have raised the bar in our field; organizations from diverse industries with truly forward-thinking approaches to cultivating success through positive business cultures.
From medicine to business, the numbers of working women are simply not keeping pace with their numbers in school. And it’s costing organizations in talent and knowledge.
Employees are attracted to companies with positive cultures that offer support through benefits like flex time, generous vacation time, and family care and assistance. But once they’ve accepted the job, many find that while these benefits might be offered – and touted – those who take advantage of them are actually looked down upon.