Take Control Of Your Company’s Culture

Geography: Unites States —Research Source: Deloitte —Date: January 2017 —Findings:  87% of organizations cite culture and engagement as one of their top challenges, and 50% call the problem “very important.” Two-thirds (66%) of HR respondents reported that they are updating their engagement and retention strategies. In most companies, engagement is low. Only 13 percent of the global workforce […]

The Creation Of The Agile Work Environment

Geography: United States —Research Source: Randstad US —Date: December 2016 —Findings:  By the year 2025, most workers (70%) and employers (68%) agree a majority of the workforce will be employed in an agile working capacity as contractors, consultants, temporary or freelance staff. HR and c-suite executives across the US found that as early as 2019, as much as 50% […]

Are You Part Of A FulFilling Workplace?

Geography: United States —Research Source: LinkedIn —Date: December 2016 —Findings:  Charlotte, NC has 65% of its professionals feeling very or completely fulfilled at work, and chefs rank the highest in job satisfaction with 84% reporting they feel very or completely fulfilled at work. Fulfillment by age: 16 – 24 years old [58% fulfilled] 25 – 34 [54% fulfilled] 55+ […]

Millennials May Not Want To Be In Leadership Positions But Rather Be Their Own Leaders

Geography: Global —Research Source:  ManpowerGroup —Date: November 2016 —Findings:  Only 17% of Millennials in the United States ranked leadership as a top career goal. This figure includes: managing others (4%), getting to the top of an organization (4%) and owning my own company (9%). In 24 of 25 countries men consider reaching leadership roles — managing others, getting to […]

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 […]

2016 Udemy Workplace Boredom Study

Geography: United States —Research Source: Udemy for Business —Date: October 2016 Key —Findings:  43% of US workers are bored and disengaged The top reason for their boredom? 44% felt their boredom at work was due to a lack of learning opportunities. 80% agreed learning new skills would help them be more engaged at their jobs. Recommendations:  Top-performing organizations are driven […]

The Lifetime Commitment To Training

Geography: United States —Research Source: Pew Research Center & Markle Foundation —Date: October 2016 —Findings: 68% increase in people who worked in jobs that require an average or above average level of preparation (including education, experience and job training), up from 49 million in 1980. Employment grew by 50% over all occupations from 1980 to 2015, this growth was much […]

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) […]

Productivity Decline Is Ailing Workers

Geography: United States —Research Source: U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics —Date: August 2016 —Findings: For the quarter from April through June, hourly output per worker declined by 0.5%. From January through March productivity declined 0.6%. Recommendations:  Every worker is an integral part of a well-oiled machine, but sometimes a machine with too many parts causes excessive weight. As […]

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 […]