As in comedy, great timing in public relations is essential. Rather than leaving your messaging to chance, plan to distribute your content—themed and evergreen alike—around specific dates.
The American worker is stressed out about work, finances and debt like never before, according to a new Fidelity Investments survey.
Employee Communications and video communications are becoming more intertwined every day in the Human Resources world. Even with technology changing employee engagement, the name of the game is still communication. That’s why I had used that word twice in my title.
Each year, organizations develop strategies designed to improve the way they communicate with their employees. Part of the focus is on building more personalized content that will be shared across teams and, often, dispersed office locations. Organizations that empower employees to take action and own the important decisions they’ll make in the coming year are the most successful.
Making HR analytics a leadership priority is not just about encouraging HR to present the latest analytics innovations, but rather a true partnership to drive pivotal decisions.
Americans are worried, some more than others. The source of worry? Money. And as we are reminded in the lyrics to a song from Cabaret, “Money makes the world go ‘round.” It does. Money buys more than things, it buys choices. And there’s an unhappy percentage of Americans that correctly perceive they have no choices at all. This is why Human Resources departments and companies need to provide health and financial wellness options for employees.
It’s been more than two years since Japan’s SoftBank announced it would staff one of its mobile phone stores entirely by Pepper, a humanoid robot taking over pretty much all customer care functions. If humans are no longer needed to manage something like this, what role will human resources have in this new future and will it even be necessary?
When we talk about video communications from a human resources standpoint, we understand that the end result should be an on-brand, informative, useful product for employees. But if your employees never use these resources, what good are they? Here’s how you can draw eyeballs to your videos.
Organizations must consider the value of mobile optimized recruitment strategies, or risk losing out on top talent. That is the advice of global talent acquisition and management firm, Alexander Mann Solutions.
General Motors on Monday inked a deal with Detroit-based hospital system Henry Ford Health System to provide a new direct-to-employer healthcare option to 24,000 of its salaried employees and their dependents in Southeast Michigan.
Do you ever wonder if the investment funds in your 401(k) plan are some of the very best? If employees are doing their part and saving as much as they can, shouldn't they have access to above average investment funds to grow your savings as much as possible?
As an HR professional, you already know the importance of human capital in the workplace. You may have even started to see the shift of referring to human resources as human capital management. Human capital is undoubtedly important, but there’s an even more important “capital” that might not be on your radar: social capital.
This week marks the third anniversary of Hamilton: An American Musical’s Broadway opening. It’s been a remarkable run. Hamilton now has productions in New York, Chicago, and London, with a traveling company that is touring the U.S., opening most nights to sold-out houses of diehard HamilFans.
Do diminishing sales and customer satisfaction scores trace back to your online corporate training program? In this blog post, we’ll highlight seven training gaps that are holding your business back, as well as tips on how to bridge them with e-learning and through the learning management system (LMS).
Let’s be honest, often times, the first thing job seekers turn to when looking for a new role is Google Search.
As corporate purse strings tighten in the post-recession era and the need for ROI is seemingly ever-increasing, it’s not uncommon for workloads to expand without the corresponding increase in talent. And studies are finding that this is simply not good, either for short-term burnout or long-term health.
Tiny video cameras have flagged up communication glitches between Scottish emergency doctors — including an occasion when one almost cut open the wrong side of a patient’s chest.
Workplace productivity has been a top issue for human resources professionals since the inception of work. Every organization strives to maximize the return on labor and minimize wasted hours. Technological advances have aided that pursuit in many ways, but they have also complicated an age-old problem.
While women overall caught up on April 10 this year, black women were still working—until August 7—just to catch up.
There is no doubt, employers and employees both say financial wellness programs are proving successful in engaging workers and providing ROI, however, a disconnect on what matters most in fiscal health could create a few hiccups in crafting a winning strategy.