Companies Offering Student Loan Aid To Attract Talent

Geography: United States Research Source:  Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. Date: July 2017 Findings:  Nearly 73% of employers plan to offer student loan assistance to attract and recruit young talent. The average student loan borrower from the class of 2016 faces about $37,172 in debt according to Forbes. 33% of companies reported their workforce is currently comprised of between […]

Millennials Keep More Resolutions Than Any Other Generation

Geography: United States Research Source:  Leadership IQ Date: July 2017 Findings:  In 2015, 94% of millennials reported making personal improvement commitments(compared with 84% of Boomers and 81% of Gen Xers). 28% of millennials think their communication skills are better than their peers’ (in contrast to 42% of 50-year-olds who think so). Only 35% of Millennials think their writing […]

More Americans Are Planning To Retire After Age 65

Geography: United States Research Source: Gallup Date: June 2017 Findings:  74% of U.S. employed adults plan to work past the retirement age of 65. 63% say they will continue to work, but work part time. 25% say they will stop working altogether. 11% say they will work full time once they hit retirement age. Recommendations: A recent poll […]

Survey Reveals Young Millennial’s View Of Living At Home

Research Source: TD Ameritrade Date: June 2017 Findings:  A new survey reveals that young millennials think it is embarrassing to live at home after age 28. Teens view the age to move out is 26, a full two years younger. More than 60% of young millennials said the age they would start thinking it was embarrassing to […]

How Many Divisions, Make Up A Nation

Geography: United States Research Source: Jobvite Date: June 2017 Findings:  37% of job seekers think job prospects will be worse in the coming years in light of the presidential administration — while 35% think they’ll be better. 46% of job seekers report that it was harder to find a job than last year. It was much harder for those […]

Aging Americans And Their Technological Fluency

Geography: United States Research Source: Pew Research Center Date: June 2017 Findings:  Older Americans – those age 65 and older – now account for 15% of the overall U.S. population. By 2050, 22% of Americans will be 65 and older, according to U.S. Census Bureau projections. Around four-in-ten (42%) adults ages, 65 and older now report owning smartphones, up […]

Information At The Fingertips Of Candidates

Geography: Global Research Source: ManpowerGroup Date: May 2017 Findings:  Globally, 28% of candidates surveyed reported having information about an employer’s brand pre- application. Norway, India, Sweden, Germany, Spain and Poland exceeded the global average – though candidates in Japan, Costa Rica, and Brazil report having significant less information. In the ve major markets for which year-over-year comparison data is […]

How Toxic Cultures Are Affecting Retention

Geography: United States Research Source: Kapor Center for Social Impact and Harris Poll Date: May 2017 Findings:  Nearly 40% of employees surveyed indicated that unfairness or mistreatment played a major role in their decision to leave their company, and underrepresented men were most likely to leave due to unfairness. 1 in 10 women experienced unwanted sexual attention, while […]

2017 Pew Research Center’s Recent Findings On Demographic Trends

Geography: Global Research Source: Pew Research Center Date: May 2017 Findings:  50% of U.S. adults were married in 2015, down from 70% in 1950. As marriage has declined, the number of cohabiting relationships (living with an unmarried partner) rose 29% between 2007 and 2016, from 14 million to 18 million. Women accounted for 46.8% of the U.S. labor force […]

Unfair Work Treatment is Pushing Employees in Tech to Leave Their Jobs

Geography: United States Research Source: Kapor Center Date: May 2017 Findings:  Turnover due to unfairness is a $16 billion per year problem for the Tech Industry 40% of tech employees surveyed indicated unfairness or mistreatment as being a main reason to leave their company 78% of employees reported some form of unfair behavior or treatment Recommendations: In […]