Human Resources

This Tech Company Gives Employees $5,000 for Yearly Vacation and 4-day Weeks During the Summer

They also get $100 a month for home massages.<p>Ask most CEOs why they don't offer more perks to their employees, and they'll probably say it's a matter …

The Workplace

Why You Should Tell Your Team to Take a Break and Go Outside

Wellness programs are becoming an integral priority for most human resource managers. After all, research shows that a happier workplace is more productive. To this end, workplaces are adding health-related perks from exercise rooms to yoga classes. Leaders participate in mindfulness and compassion …

Wellness

4 Secrets To Hiring The Right People

When hiring, LaRosa’s, Inc.’s philosophy is, “Good people know good people.”<p>That’s why they make sure to tap their current employee base to help find additional great talent, says Steve Browne, Executive Director of HR at LaRosa’s. (LaRosa’s is a chain of pizza restaurants located in Ohio, …

Recruitment

Nielsen Is Hiring 100 Work-from-Home Employees with Full Benefits

The consumer research company has job openings across the company.<p>You’re probably familiar with Nielsen because of its famous television show …

The Workplace

Why overworked staff still love their bosses

Encouraging better work-life balance does not necessarily lead to higher productivity<p>Commiserations: you have missed the cut for the 2017 list of …

The Workplace

Stats That Will Convince Your Boss To Let You Work Remotely

I’ve been working remotely for about a year now. It makes meetings meaningful, gives me scheduling flexibility, and lets me tackle a variety of projects.<p>While working remotely isn’t possible in every field, it’s becoming increasingly accessible as technology improves.<p>Remote work is also changing …

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Sharing Economy: Why Blockchain Might Be Next Big Thing for Office Rental

The shared workspace model is poised to transform the world of work, catering to current and future trends by creating flexible and adaptive office …

The Workplace

The LeBron James of HR: Former Google Exec Shares 6 Ways to Make Work Less Terrible

HR has the ability to significantly impact the world of work by focusing on employee productivity and happiness.<p>Laszlo Bock, former senior vice president of people operations at Google and now CEO of Humu, is pretty much the LeBron James of HR. In the few years he spent at Google, he managed to …

Lebron James

4 Actions to Help You Get the Employees You Need Now

One employer couldn't find the technical skills he needed, but he could find something else: a willingness to learn.<p>It’s a bad time to be hiring. According to a 2016 report from ManpowerGroup, 40 percent of the more than 42,300 global employers surveyed are having trouble filling open positions. Of …

Employment

UK is top destination for foreign workers - but Brexit makes EU workers consider leaving

Britain is by far and away the most popular potential place to move to among foreign workers thanks to the country’s job opportunities, cultural diversity and good work-life balance.<p>But among EU workers already in the country, the picture is different - the majority of highly skilled staff from the …

Brexit

Best jobs for high pay and low stress: These 10 chill gigs earn above-average salaries

Workplace stress doesn't just hit you on the job — it can also have a negative effect on health and happiness. In fact, burnout and high blood …

Personal Finance

Your Company's Candidate Journey Sucks -- Here's Why, And What You Can Do To Improve It

Ask any job seeker about their candidate experiences and you’re sure to hear a lot of horror stories.<p>While no one expects the hiring process to be perfect, it seems like more and more job seekers are complaining about their experiences, everything from the online application process to responses …

Employment

Leveraging HR Analytics in Strategic Decisions

ABOUT THE EVENT<p>Human Resource leaders are urged to apply big data and predictive analytics to talent, leadership, and organizational capabilities. …

University of Southern California

Get Started: Location, size factor in benefits decisions

RETIREMENT PLAN, OR NOT?<p>Companies are more likely to offer employee retirement plans if they're in the Northeast, have more than 50 employees, and a high percentage of those staffers work full-time. Those are among the findings of a survey of more than 1,600 small and medium-sized businesses …

The Workplace

Can artificial intelligence and computer games improve hiring diversity? Here's why the jury is out.

It's hard for anyone to get a high-paying or leadership job at a top company, but that's especially true if you are a woman or person of color. Women …

Recruitment

New Study Shows Growing Role of Cellphones at Work [Infographic]

In today’s digital world, people use their cellphones almost incessantly. Whether it’s communicating with friends via social media or performing a …

The Workplace

Proact’s “Inspiring, Bold, Flexible and Efficient Workspace”

Proact’s new London offices represent a “fusion of good design”.<p><i>Image courtesy of Proact.</i><p>Growing out of its former space, the award-winning storage …

The Workplace

Why do amazing leaders want to know how you really feel?

Most leaders rely on financial metrics to determine if the organization is performing as planned.<p>Their balanced scorecard may include other targets …

Customer Service

Nike Flyknit Trainer July 2017 Retro Colorways

Good news for all of you Flyknit fans out there – the original Nike Flyknit Trainer will be returning July 2017 in a number of colorways including …

Sneakers

These Companies Provide Generous Benefits -- for Their Employees' Pets

How do you keep your pet-owner employees happy? Offer them some pet benefits.<p>The companies on <i>Inc.'s</i> Best Workplaces list have some pretty great benefits for their employees. But what about for workers' furry best friends?<p>Some 23 workplaces on this year's list, or about 9%, try to win over …

The Workplace

What Millennial Job Seekers Need To Know About Their Online Presence

The popularity of Facebook among millennials was largely due to the ability to “creep” on the profile of people one searches for. It’s reasonable then to expect people to be searching for our online profiles on social media and to run a Google search to find information about us, especially when we …

Business

The 6 most important trends in modern work environments

Employees at Uber’s NYC office. Photo; Hollis Johnson/Business Insider<p>The modern workplace has increasing differences from its predecessors and …

The Workplace

Are you cut out for a work-from-home job?

Telecommuting has become synonymous with convenience, flexible schedules and, yes, pajamas. You don’t have to commute, spend money on transportation …

The Workplace

UK's 'flourishing' labour market must be allowed to thrive, says top adviser to Theresa May

Britain's thriving jobs market is the “envy” of Europe and Theresa May must ensure any enhancement of workers’ rights protects flexible employment, according to the head of the prime minister’s review into modern work.<p>Matthew Taylor, a former adviser to Tony Blair, said it was important that MPs …

Brexit

Remote workers would rather be watched than ignored and forgotten

Beth (not her real name) was one of her company’s first employees. She worked remotely as a workshop facilitator from her home and on the road.<p>At …

The Workplace

How Adam Neumann built WeWork into a £14bn company redefining office culture

Adam Neumann is wary of workers who greet the weekend with relief. “That must mean you are not doing what you love,” the chief executive of trendy office space provider WeWork says. His TGI Monday initiative, where staff dine together and then work late, sometimes until 3am, “is all about …

The Workplace

My View: Employers, your to-do list needs to include preventing workplace violence

When I first started practicing law, counseling an employer about how to discipline or terminate an employee did not regularly include assessing …

The Workplace

3 Interesting Ways NBA Teams Maximize Their Draft Picks

Potential is great, but realized potential is even better.<p>You might not be shocked to hear that several NBA teams used personality profiling as part of the selection process in the recent NBA draft.<p>As personality profiling has become a standard practice in many organizations, it makes sense that …

Leadership

New York City Tops List for Flexible Office Rates

New York City is the most expensive big city in the world to rent a desk, according to a new report about flexible office space.<p>The city topped a list of the largest international central business centers for the cost of renting flexible office space, which usually offers shorter terms than a …

The Workplace

An Ill Omen -- Why High Levels Of Absenteeism Can Signal A Deeper Problem

It’s a wet Tuesday morning. Staff are trickling in – some of them looking a little the worse for wear and tear. Over in the kitchen, a small queue is forming around the coffee machine. Necessary fuel – it’s going to be a busy day.<p>At just after 9.00 o’clock, a team member calls to say he won’t be …

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