The Millennial Woman Leadership Cohort

Geography: United States —Research Source: Accel & Qualtrics —Date: November 2016 —Findings:  38% of male compared to 14% of female millennials think men are more effective leaders. 17% millennials think women are more effective leaders. 72% of male millennials prefer to work with people of their own gender compared to 66% of females. 44% of millennial women believe […]

Is Boredom Driving Your Employees Away?

Geography: United States —Research Source: Udemy —Date: November 2016 —Findings:  43% of U.S. full-time employees are bored or disengaged at work and the majority (51%) feel this way at least half of the time. As a result, 61% of those employees are likely to change jobs in the next three to six months to pursue opportunities that […]

Soft Skills And Preparation Are Top Interests For Recruiters

Geography: United States —Research Source: Pew Research Center —Date: October 2016 —Findings:  7.9% growth in on-the-job training and prior related experience is expected  between 2014 and 2024. Only 51.% growth in occupations requiring below-average preparation, or the equivalent of about 3.7 million jobs. (The BLS projects overall 2014-24 job growth at 6.5%.) 55% of all jobs in 2014 either required no […]

Unemployment Is Inundating The Youth

Geography: Global —Research Source: International Labour Organisation —Date: September 2016 —Findings: 13.1% rise in unemployment among 15-24-year-olds in 2016 and is close to its historic peak of 2013. The rate is highest in Arab countries, at 30.6%, and lowest in East Asia, at 10.7%. In 2015, 25% of young workers in OECD countries were in temporary jobs and 26% were employed […]

Creating An Attractive Value Proposition For Employees

Geography: Global —Research Source: Aon Hewitt —Date: September 2016 —Findings: 52% of employees are open to leaving their current employers for new opportunities. Of these employees, 44% are actively looking for new roles. The top five workplace differentiators include: Provides above average pay (62 percent) Provides above average benefits (61 percent) Is a fun place to work (58 percent) […]

Training Is Not Just A Benefit But A Necessity

—Geography: United States —Research Source: SHRM —Date: July 2016 —Findings: 69% of HR professionals surveyed say their organization has had a training budget over the last 12 months, almost one- third (31%) reported that their organization has not. 50% of HR professionals report that over the past 12 months their training budgets have remained the same. Meanwhile, 39% say […]

Engaging The Millennial’s Desire To Learn

—Geography: United States —Research Source: Gallup —Date: June 2016 —Findings: Only 29% of employed millennials are engaged at work. 50% of Millennials say they feel good about the amount of money they have to spend, and less than 40% of millennials are what Gallup defines as “thriving” in any one aspect of well-being. 16% of millennials are actively […]

Accelerated Job Growth Across Industries Over The NexT Five Years

—Geography: United States —Research Source: CareerBuilder —Date: June 2016 —Findings:  4.6% increase in job creation by 2021, bringing 7.2 million new jobs into the market. However, many industries are projected to outpace the national average during this period. Nearly 33% industries add jobs at a rate that exceeds the national average. 32% increase in job growth in the […]

Engaging Millennials To Prevent Job Hopping

—Geography: United States —Research Source: Gallup —Date: June 2016 —Findings:  48% of millennials say that overall compensation is extremely important to them when seeking new job opportunities. 50% of millennials also says they would consider taking a job with a different company for a raise of 20% or less. —Recommendations: When organizations think of Millennials, they see hard […]

Is Paying For A Top Education Actually Worth It?

—Geography: United States —Research Source: Indeed —Date: June 2016 —Findings: Only about 30% of adults in the United States have a bachelor’s degree, according to the most recent census data. 37% of managers who self-identified coming from a top school said they like to hire candidates from top institutions only, versus just 6% of managers who did […]