Today, our workforce is more complex than ever, spanning multiple generations and demographics.The world’s current workforce includes a mix of “Baby Boomers” (currently ages 57-75), “Gen X” (currently ages 41-56), “Millennials” (currently ages 25 – 40), and “Gen Z” (currently ages 9 – 24).
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.
Running your small business requires you to wear several hats: key strategist, marketing pro, scheduling master, customer service expert, and, of course, manager.
Currently, 57.3 million people in the United States work in freelance, or the “gig economy.” What is the “gig economy”? How much can it impact the future workforce?
For any business, employee morale is a big deal. Those who feel valued by the company’s leadership and that their contributions are making a positive difference will naturally enjoy coming to work.
Like many elements in Human Resources, practices in performance management are evolving. Technology advancement has led to the automation of certain functions, which allows for more organizational focus on growth.
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.
What an unpredictable year it has been for everyone! Despite all the uncertainty in the world, you have been a positive constant for Astron.
As the dust continues to settle after an intense election season, it is important for Human Resources to take stock of its current concerns and prepare for possible adjustments & new hot topics.
In the era of big data, people analytics has become a growing factor in organizational decisions made by human resources and executive leadership.