We covered a survey in which more than two-thirds of employees said noise negatively impacts their concentration levels, productivity and creativity.
We covered a survey that found most employers believe they do a good job at recognizing employees for performance.
I dream of financial freedom—to spend my days as I like, to volunteer more, to travel and to spend more time with those I love. However, I do wonder if sometimes boredom would set in and I’d end up working in some capacity.
Nearly two-thirds of professionals said they plan to shop online from work this holiday season, according to a survey by staffing firm Robert Half Technology.
My son works for a company that gives employees turkeys for Thanksgiving—something that used to be more common, but now is less so.
Arguably, this is one of the most politically divided times in America.
We covered a survey in which the majority of respondents said they like listening to music at work and it makes them more productive.
We covered a survey that found nearly seven in 10 full-time employees (68%) talk with some work friends about how much money they make.
I recently read about a survey which found 46% of professionals feel they are underpaid. The survey did not go into what, if anything, these folks plan to do about it.
We covered a survey which found nearly half of HR managers (46%) have seen someone at their company moved down a rung on the career ladder.
Nearly three-quarters (74%) of employees polled by global staffing firm Robert Half said they’ve achieved a good to excellent work-life balance.
We covered a survey that revealed what bugs employees and managers about work meetings.
We covered a report that gave employers tips for addressing summer workplace issues such as dress code, hygiene and paid time off, among other things.
In a broad statement marking the first anniversary of the OregonSaves program, State Treasurer Tobias Read suggests the pace of signups is advancing, with an average of more than a thousand people now being registered a week to start contributing.
Obviously, I type a lot, given my job. And, I’ve noticed that some letters are either entirely or partially rubbed off—leading me to think these are the letters I most use.
Franklin Templeton last year launched the Spryng crowd funding platform for college savings; at this point the firm has not conducted a systematic review of profile performance, but anecdotally, gift givers have typically been a friend or family member of the account owner or beneficiary, though other examples of giving have demonstrated the broad power of the platform.
In the DC retirement plan industry, it is simply taken for granted that everyone should be saving more and that everyone should save as much as they possibly can; commentator Andrew Biggs offers some important caveats to the seemingly sensible recommendation.
As skilled Baby Boomer employees begin to reach the traditional retirement age, employers need to examine their policies and procedures to address the potential loss of talented and experienced workers.
Evidence mounts to show how cuts to public-employee pension benefits have reduced the ability of public-sector employers to compete with private-sector employers for skilled workers.
We covered a survey which found emotional reactions are common in the workplace.