The differences between Boomers and Generation X workers is both more simple and complex than one would think.
Or so says research conducted by the University of Illinois and published in the Academy of Management Review in 2010 .
The study found that companies lean toward relying on stereotypes at the expense… Read More »
In a recent survey of employees at various organizations, workers said that they could do more to eat better and be more active at work, and that employers could do more to increase health and wellness in the workplace.
Human resource experts also say that if companies provide the resources for… Read More »
Do you ever feel that work would be pretty dandy if it weren't for, well....your co-workers?
They can be so annoying at times. The gum popping. The Facebook surfing. The messy desks. The gossip. The backstabbing.
If you do sometimes wish your co-workers would just stay home more often than not, you're… Read More »
If you have employees who telecommute "to" work, they're likely less stressed and enjoy their jobs more than people doing similar work at your firm on site.
Such is the finding of a recent University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) study. Researchers compared those workers who worked from home at least three days… Read More »
A recent survey of about 200,000 employees shows that employee morale is the lowest it’s ever been. Employees report job satisfaction is minimal.
In order to help raise the level of worker morale and motivation, one important tool that some HR specialists advocate is using praise and recognition. The lack of… Read More »
When companies think of hiring temporary workers, it’s usually clerical or mid-level managers that come to mind. But more and more in the fast-paced business world, companies are turning to contract employees to fill executive level positions, including CFOs and CEOs.
In today’s business environment, companies often cannot afford to go… Read More »
How do you write that perfect résumé that will land you the job you want? Here are a few tips.
First, figure out what your job search objective is. What is the particular job you are looking for? What is the job you want to do? Planning your objective will help… Read More »
It goes without saying that fair compensation for your employees is a necessity for motivation. But assuming your workers have an adequate -- even excellent -- pay scale, and you want to make sure your employees are giving 100 percent effort, is the answer more money?
Surprisingly, no. While bonuses are… Read More »
It’s 6 a.m. and the alarm clock jolts you out of a fitful slumber. The last dream you remember
was about work. Recently work has been on your mind constantly, now it’s even invading your
dreams. It’s puzzling; you enjoy what you do, but in recent weeks every single thing involving
your job… Read More »
THE NY STATE FAIR IS HERE!
For most people Fair time can be a depressing sign that summer is over, school is starting and winter is almost here. For those of us in the recruiting world excitement sets in when the NYS Fair comes and goes because that means people are… Read More »