Each installment of VC Daily’s Future of Video Conferencing interview series gets an industry leader’s take on how video conferencing is changing their industries now and what new video conferencing technology might mean for the future.
Bringing new employees onboard continues to lack a very welcoming aura, according to a survey that reinforces the unpleasant experience that workers often have.
For the average person, data without a narrative is like a trip into the wilderness without a compass: overwhelming and disorienting. But when the facts are tied together by a good story, an otherwise intimidating journey turns into an enriching experience.
At last month’s Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) 2018 conference, Ian Goldin, professor of globalisation and development at the University of Oxford, touched on how artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are changing the workforce of the future. To find out more about how employers can prepare their workforce for this change, Human Resources spoke to professor Goldin on the sidelines of APAIE 2018. See what he has to say.
Working in an office can be hard work and can be hard on your body. Sitting in front of computer screens for the majority of a 40-hour workweek can cause health problems of many varieties if these problems aren’t in some way mitigated. The good news is there are plenty of things that employees can do for themselves in their offices to head off some of the common health risks, some off their own initiative and some at the suggestion or urging of management.
People calling for a changed culture often are experiencing the painful results of behaviors that are typical in reactive manufacturing organizations. A philosophical intervention is required.
Determine the scope of your plan, then evaluate your past pieces. After gathering candid employee feedback, craft your strategy.
Every state in the Union now has some type of law in place requiring companies to notify affected individuals of a data breach involving their information. South Dakota and Alabama, the final holdouts, enacted such measures in March.
Decision Support Software simplifies the complicated world of employee benefits so that everyone gets the right benefits for their personal situation. It’s never a bad idea to investigate Decision Support programs as a part of your employee benefits and compensation system, but sometimes the programs designed to help make decisions just make them more difficult.
Employees are at the foundation of every organization. This means that every product or service is driven by them, leading to customer satisfaction. This is why a company's workforce is considered its most valuable resource.
As we discuss the differing preferences of the five generations that now make up the U.S. workforce, it’s easy to fall into the trap of stereotyping.
New York City may soon mandate sexual harassment training for many public and private workers under a package of legislation the City Council passed Wednesday.
Millennial engagement and career fulfillment begins with the employer and ends with the employee. If a position does not offer an employee the favorable factor (s) of work and life balance, most millennials tend to look elsewhere.
Human resources professionals are in the business of people. Unfortunately, it’s all-too-easy to get caught up in the day-to-day minutiae of retirement plans, PTO logs, and annual reviews, at the expense of initiatives that engage and motivate staff.
With global employee collaboration and connectivity on the rise, video has increasingly become one of the premier platforms for learning and development programmes. Organisations are looking to meet the L&D needs of an increasingly diverse workforce, and video is a cost-effective and engaging way to achieve that.
To get a sense of what to expect on the employee health and wellness front in 2018, it’s useful to look back on the trends that were gaining momentum last year.
Rising healthcare costs continue to plague employers and employees alike, so it should come as no surprise that participation in high deductible health plans (HDHP) grew by more than 60% last year.
A few years back the quote 'Every company is a technology company' made the rounds on social media and in presentations on the workplace, the future of work, and in probably too many TED talks to try and compile.
As more and more young people join the workforce, companies must be prepared to adapt to the changing times. A new study has revealed that companies who are more technologically inclined have a better chance at retaining and attracting younger workers.
Being able to tell misconduct apart from poor performance isn’t necessarily rocket science. But the differences often confuse managers, and that can cause missteps when they’re addressed.