SATS. College applications. High school graduation. All benchmarks that lead up to leaving for college. Students feel a mix of excitement, anticipation, and uncertainty as they enter this brave new world.
First the baby boomers, then ’Gen-X, next came the Millennials, and now the workforce is readying itself for a new generation: the ’Realtime Generation,? comprised of those born after 1990. How can businesses prepare to unleash the talent of this generation? A study by Logicalis, which includes a survey of more than 600 of Britain’s 13’17-year-olds, sheds new light on this cohort.
Father’s Day has come and gone, but working dads still want acknowledgement of their role as a parent ’ especially in the workplace. In fact, they want more work/life benefits at their job, as evidenced by increasing numbers of working fathers taking advantage of programs that were traditionally only utilized by mothers, according to a new Monster survey.
Me, me, me” may have been the assumed mantra of their generation, however baby boomers are a lot more giving than once believed, particularly when it comes to family. Squeezed between obligations to the families they created and their families of origin, baby boomers are feeling the pinch of caring for both.
Emergency back-up dependent care services and on-site child care have had a moderate-to-high impact on attraction and retention of employees, according to a new WorldatWork report.
American workers lack quality options when their regular child or elder care arrangements fall through, and employers are feeling the pinch, according to a new survey from Workplace Options (WPO). The survey found that 59 percent of employees or their spouses missed three to 10 days of work in the last year because they did not have adequate care for their dependents when they needed it.
There’s a link between ethics and work/life balance? Yes, a strong one, according to a new Deloitte & Touche survey. Work/life balance, in addition to increasing a worker’s productivity, reducing absenteeism and turnover, and raising morale and company loyalty, seems to provide another perk: a workforce with strong moral principles.
The hot college admissions climate is nearing the boiling point, according to recent research (as well as educators, parents with college-bound children, and the students themselves). A variety of factors, from the increase in number of applicants to rising SAT standard scores, are keeping the race to acceptance tight.
Ideally, a working mom’s schedule runs like a well-oiled machine. Yet, a sick child can throw a wrench in regular care arrangements. What’s a working mother to do? A recent Working Mother magazine survey found that one in three working moms have sent their sick child to school or child care instead of keeping them home. And the main reason they cited was an inability to take a day off from work to care for their sick child.
American workers are learning to relax, feeling far less stressed out on the job today as compared with how they felt seven years ago. Workplace-induced stress has fallen by an unprecedented 15 percent since the year 2000, according to a recent study released by Rachelle Canter, Ph.