Category: Human Resources

  • The great stagnation: Workers feel replaceable amid hiring push

    A disconnect between employer perceptions and worker realities around advancement points to an opportunity for worker upskilling, a report said. Published April 4, 2024 By Carolyn Crist In the current talent climate, employers are struggling to find skilled external candidates, yet current employees are eager for learning and development opportunities, according to an April 2 report by the…

  • Many Fortune 1000 boards lack Asian or Pacific Islander representation

    API board representation has improved since 2020 but remains low, a report shows. Published April 19, 2024 More than half of Fortune 1000 boards lacked a single Asian board member in 2023, according to an April 17 report from Ascend, a global group working to advance Asian and Pacific Islander inclusion in the workplace, and advisory firm…

  • As anti-LGBTQ+ laws proliferate, workers say they want employers to be advocates

    The majority of workers surveyed by an advocacy nonprofit said LGBTQ+ equality has worsened in the past year. Published March 27, 2024 Ginger ChristReporter Dive Brief: Anti-LGBTQ+ legislation has been on the rise, and 2023 set an all-time high, Out & Equal CEO Erin Uritus said in a statement. 2024 is on pace to exceed last…

  • 3 in 4 workers say they haven’t been trained for flexible work arrangements

    “The pandemic forced the majority of organizations into hybrid work practically overnight, with no time to consider how to support new practices,” Wendy Hamilton, CEO of TechSmith, said. Published March 19, 2024 By Carolyn Crist Most employers haven’t adapted their practices to support the shift to flexible work, with 3 out of 4 workers saying their…

  • Healthcare companies expand perks to recruit talent: report

    The increase stands in contrast to other industries, which have cut back on extra offerings year over year. Published March 27, 2024 By Susanna VogelStaff Reporter Four years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry is still laser-focused on recruitment and retention. Credit agencies, such as Fitch Ratings, have called recruitment the single largest issue facing health systems…

  • 3 ways recruiters can set themselves apart from scam artists

    With scammers getting more sophisticated, HR pros still have a few ways to distinguish themselves as legitimate. Published March 6, 2024 Emilie Shumwa Editor An example of some fake job descriptions. Permission granted by Aura If it feels like scams are becoming ubiquitous in daily life, it’s because, in many ways, they are. A 2023 analysis from the…

  • Want happier employees? Create a community, business scholars say

    Pay is great, but simple measures like showing kindness and recognizing workers go a long way, too, speakers said at a recent Academy of Management event. Published March 21, 2024 Ryan GoldenSenior Reporter Amid a downward trend in U.S. employee engagement, organizations must reshape their people management approach to more directly address employee happiness, panelists…

  • Building a coaching culture: Part one

    How do you know if your organization has a coaching culture – or not? Does your organisation have a coaching culture and if so, what are the signifiers of this? A coaching culture is defined as one where coaching is the predominant style of managing and working together, and where commitment to improving the organisation is embedded in…

  • Women in healthcare report higher levels of burnout than male colleagues, study finds

    Gender inequity and a lack of autonomy at work are correlated with women’s burnout, according to the new research. Published Feb. 23, 2024 By Susanna Vogel Staff Reporter First published on Listen to the article3 min Dive Brief: Dive Insight: For the review, researchers studied healthcare professionals’ well-being — their integrated mental and physical health as it…

  • 12 HR and work predictions for 2024

    What lies ahead for HR and the worksphere in 2024? We bring you predictions from experts in wellbeing, leadership, culture and transformational HR. Another new year, another attempt to predict how work and HR will evolve as we journey through it. As is now HRZone tradition, we asked our top-ranking writers of 2023 to polish up their…