It warmed our hearts to hear executives at Bristol-Myers Squibb talk about their philosophy behind their new and beautiful 17-thousand-square-foot Child Development Center recently opened in Lawrence Township, New Jersey.
Anxiety – specifically over the massive and looming knowledge hand-off from retiring Boomers to the next generations — was palpable at this year’s Working Mother conference, particularly as it concerns Millennials. Ready or not, Boomers are preparing their exit papers.
This month, our roundup of HR news touches on millennial employees, caregiving benefits, employee recognition, and more.
There’s a ghost haunting a lot of workplaces today. It hovers over recruiters, hides in handbooks, and covers progress in dust.
A key cornerstone of talent coaching strategy is the belief that employees are resourceful, creative, and ultimately experts in who they are and what they need to do. In many ways, this belief is what differentiates coaching from other forms of support. And it requires curiosity to deliver.
It’s a fact of the modern workplace that employees will go out on parental leave. It’s also a fact that there will always be a concern about whether or not they will come back. The question is…are companies doing enough to make sure they’re retaining employees after leave?
In the quest for the optimized workforce, HR teams are perpetually on the lookout for the one single thing that will do it all. The problem: the trendy “one thing” doesn’t exist.
Along with our clients and friends, we’ve been doing what we can for our employees and others in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and Nevada. We’ve been heartened by employees all over the country who are reaching out, opening everything from their hearts to their homes for each other.
Communicating benefits information to employees has long been a challenge for benefits leaders and employers – whether educating employees on what benefits are available and how to utilize them, or promoting open enrollment and communicating plan changes. Luckily, social media can provide solutions to some of these biggest challenges.
To fully grasp the excitement about education as a powerful strategy, one need only look at some of the facts from this year’s EBN Expo and conference: