It’s no mystery that employee engagement is a crucial part of a successful and productive workplace. According to HR Cloud’s employee engagement statistics, highly engaged workforces are 21% more profitable and 17% more productive than companies with disengaged employees.
4 Tips for Designing an Accessible and Inclusive Website
Over the past decade, accessibility and inclusivity have become a priority in web design. However, there’s still a long way to go in both areas.
9 Reasons Why Unlimited PTO Is Beneficial For Any Workplace
Have you considered offering unlimited PTO? Our partners at Terkel asked HR/recruiting professionals and business leaders their insights on offering unlimited PTO and the benefit it brings to remote, hybrid and in-person workplaces.
Astron Solutions’ 2021 Wrap-Up: Our Key Takeaways
2021 has flown by! We find ourselves at the end of another year. In this last Astronology® for 2021, we will recap some emerging HR trends we saw in the year.
Upskilling in 2021
A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers survey showed that 68% of companies invested in reskilling or upskilling to handle changes within the organization. 65% invested in training employees on new technologies.
Human Resources and Employee Well-being: Are We Doing Enough?
One topic that has garnered a lot of awareness in Human Resources is employee well-being. For several years, Deloitte’s annual Global Human Capital Trends survey has acknowledged a growing concern surrounding employee well-being and how well-being affects employers.
Talent Acquisition: Finding and Landing High-Quality Hires
Many of us may have not realized how much we still rely on face to face, in-person contact in order complete common yet critical tasks such as hiring new employees.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Where Do We Start?
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are topics we cannot ignore. Recent events have made it clear to businesses and organizations that there is a need for everyone to take an internal review of their DEI practices, and strengthen as appropriate.
Professional Feedback in 2020
A 2016 Forbes article noted that only 29% of 30,000 employees were “always” aware of their performance at work. This is a concerning statistic for many organizations.
HR and the Gig Economy
The “Gig Economy,” or freelance work, has grown tremendously in the last four years. The gig economy is often, but not always, based in technology.