Yes, it’s true; the workforce is aging. By 2024, one-quarter of the workforce will be over age 55—with the fastest growth rate among those 65 and older. And ageism against those who might have a touch of gray is also on the rise, according to one recent study by Hiscox, an international specialist insurer.
Winston Churchill once said, "Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference." What is your attitude—right now, at this moment—toward your supervisor? Your employees? Toward life in general?
Earlier this year in our June newsletter, we talked about how recruiting for top talent is tougher this year due to historically low unemployment rates. As we enter the last quarter of 2019, employers continue to count on CEA to help them with their recruiting needs, due to fewer available candidates and the recruiting challenges they are encountering.
The controversy over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the United States Supreme Court (last year) spawned a new, trending Twitter hashtag after some questioned why Professor Christine Blasey Ford didn’t report her alleged sexual assault by Kavanaugh over 35 years ago.
Getting a PHR® (Professional in Human Resources®), SHRM-CP® (Certified Professional), SHRM-SCP® (Senior Certified Professional) or SPHR® (Senior Professional in Human Resources®) certification will distinguish you from your peers, build your self-confidence, and earn you greater respect within the HR profession.
Workplace wellness programs have garnered a lot of attention in recent years -- with 80% of large companies offering such programs. Perks like gym memberships, nutrition counseling, standing desks, and quiet spaces have gotten a lot of buzz. But are these the types of programs employees want? And do these programs make for healthier and more productive employees?
Oh, Summer! The memories of lazy days hanging out at the pool or running through the sprinklers, followed by the dread when you wake up one morning and school is about to start! Those days have long passed for most of us. While we no longer get those lazy days, if you are a working parent, you still may dread school starting!