When employees show promise, you probably label them as high-potential. But there’s a surprising side effect to the label: it can weigh people down or even push them out the door.
Our August roundup of HR news focuses on employee recognition, caregiving benefits, mandatory vacation time, and more.
No two adult learners are alike. So programs tied exclusively to one school or learning model have a distinct disadvantage.
We here in Boston know well the power of support during trying times. And our hearts go out to our families, friends, employees, clients, and all those struggling with the events in Texas.
People can always find excuses not to work. The real question is…what makes them want to?
Businesses need women. So it’s no surprise that some historically male-dominated specialties – law, consulting, and tech among them — are taking definitive steps to reevaluate their approaches to retaining them.
Take a good look at your benefits programs this fall. If your platform is set up to handle the chaos of the back to school season it can handle anything.
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.
HR leaders in healthcare systems have a problem: nurses are leaving the profession. According to a recent survey, a full eight out of 10 nurses know a colleague who has left the field. The exit rate was one of the most striking figures from the recent American Nurse Today/Bright Horizons survey of more than 1,000 clinical nurses.
Child care responsibilities arrive with the fanfare of a new baby, while elder care generally simmers below the surface. Yet the impacts are staggering. Productivity losses are estimated in the billions when employees take off time to care for aging parents.