With employee turnover at the forefront of employers’ minds across all industries, employee retention is an especially hot topic for nonprofits, whose mission-centered work must always move forward despite setbacks.
Over the last two years, employees have come to appreciate the benefits to a fully remote or hybrid work environment. These benefits include saving time commuting, more productivity, schedule flexibility, and better work / life balance.
We are facing an interesting time in compensation. The events of 2020 and 2021 have left a mark on how both employers and employees view work.
Retail has been a particularly challenging industry to work in over the past two years. Between COVID-19 lockdowns, social distancing, ongoing supply chain issues, and the customer frustrations generated by all of these factors, there’s been a lot for employees to navigate.
How loyal are your employees to your organization? As you consider this question, a few employees might stand out in your mind for their dedication to your nonprofit’s cause or their above-and-beyond contributions to a recent project for your business.
Good employees can be hard to come by, so once you’ve found one that contributes to your business and works well with your team, you want to hang on to them.
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.
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?
The phrase “lifelong learning” has become so commonplace it’s nearly a cliche, but this popularity is for good reason. Lifelong learning enables professionals in all industries to improve their skills, learn new perspectives, and become more valuable and effective team members.