Quarter Of Leading Workplace Injuries Due To Overexertion

Geography: United States Research Source: Liberty Mutual —Date: December 2014 —Findings: 25.3% of the leading causes for workplace injuries in 2012 were from overexertion involving outside source. 15.4% were from falls on the same level. 8.9% were from being struck by an object or equipment. 8.6% were from falls to a lower level. 7.2% from other exertions or bodily […]

How One Quits A Job Affects Future Opportunities

Geography: United States Research Source: OfficeTeam —Date: February 2015 —Findings: 53% of HR managers feel that the way an employee quits somewhat affects their future career opportunities. 33% feel that it greatly affects future career opportunities. Recommendations: As the last act preformed at a company, quitting creates a lasting impression. Resigning in a manner that is unprofessional or […]

Most Companies Have Work To Do On Inclusiveness

Geography: Global Research Source: Deloitte —Date: March 2014 —Findings: 61% of employees admit they are “covering” themselves up on some personal level to better assimilate to the company. 20% of companies feel they are fully ready to address the issue of diversity in the workplace. 77% of executives believe their companies have done an “adequate” or “weak” job […]

Millennials Prefer Companies With Cause Work

Geography: United States Research Source: Achieve —Date: May 2014 —Findings: 92% of millennial employees believe they are actively contributing to their company having a positive effect on the world. 63% state that the company’s community initiatives or involvement in cause work did not factor into their search for a job. 55% said that after achieving an interview, the mention of […]

Bad Hires Impact Workplace Morale And Productivity

Geography: United States Research Source: Robert Half —Date: December 2014 —Findings: 39% of CFOs feel that a lowered staff moral is the biggest. expense of a poor hiring decision. 34% believe that lost productivity is the biggest problem. 25% consider monetary costs to be the largest expense. Recommendations: A bad hiring decision affects the entire workplace. While a candidate […]

Important For Execs To Have An Understanding Of Wage Garnishment

Geography: United States Research Source: ADP —Date: February 2015 —Findings: 7.2% of all U.S. employees had their wages garnished in 2013. 48% of manufacturing companies had at least one or more employees with wage garnishment in 2013. 5.8% of men deal with child support garnishments compared to 0.6% of women. 9.3% garnishment rate for companies with 5,000 employees […]

Energized Employees Lead To Fewer Medical Costs

Geography: United States Research Source: SHRM —Date: December 2012 —Findings: 89% of employees consider health benefits as significant to their choosing a place to work. 36% of employers feel that they have the necessary information to make actionable decisions towards employee health strategy. 65% of health related costs a company must pay are directly related to the wellness […]

Employees May Be Unengaged Despite Support

Geography: Global Research Source: Global Workforce Study —Date: October 2014 —Findings: 40% of employees are highly engaged. 24% are disengaged. 19% are unsupported, typically engaged but lacking necessary resources to energize them. 17% are detached, though they are supported they do not have a sense of engagement. Recommendations: It is apparent that employee engagement in the workplace leads […]

Less Than One Third Of Employees Feel Engaged At Work

Geography: United States Research Source: Gallup —Date: January 2015 —Findings: 31.5% of employees reported being engaged at their work place in 2014. 51% reported they were not engaged. 17.5% reported being actively disengaged. 42.2% of traditionalists reported being engaged. 28.9% of millennials reported being engaged. Recommendations: Despite the fact that the engagement level for employees in the U.S. […]

HR And Employees Agree Organizations Should Monitor Activity

Geography: United States Research Source: SHRM —Date: January 2005 —Findings: 96% of HR professionals believe organizations have the right to adult employees’ expense reports, which 85% of employees believe as well. 52% of HR professionals agree that organizations have the right to monitor employees’ telephone use, which 30% of employees agreed with. Recommendations: The highest percentages of both HR professionals and […]