As a direct result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, 2022 finds us facing high inflation rates. We’ve seen prices rise 7% – in everything from cars and housing, to gas, food, and furniture.
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.
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.
All business has its challenges. Due to their close-knit nature, family-owned businesses have unique challenges. Since employees are often related to each other, developing and maintaining fair & appropriate compensation plans can be difficult.
2020 has certainly been an interesting ride for us all! While the whole world continues to adjust to the lasting impacts of COVID-19, we are witnessing how organizations and businesses have adjusted to survive and thrive under these challenging circumstances.
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.
Near the end of quarter 1 of 2020, many cities and states began “shelter in place” protocols due to the growing spread of COVID-19.