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.
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.
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.
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.