From catteries to thrift stores, employee training is vital to every small business’s success. Not only does it provide your staff with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful in their roles, but it also helps your business stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and technology.
As with our review of 2023 compensation budgeting in the last Astronology®, predictions on how variable compensation will unfold next year are challenging.
2022 has certainly been a topsy-turvy year. Unemployment is at record lows (lowest in 50 years), but inflation has also been its highest (hovering between 8% and 9%).
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.
There are a lot of advantages to working in a family – run business. The family ties can create a strong culture of values and ethics.
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.
Entering 2022, HR leaders are finding themselves still battling 2021’s HR storms. We are still contending with COVID-19 issues, and the Great Resignation continues to rage in 2022.