The driving forces behind voluntary turnover are not solely dependent upon employment rates and often come from uncovered weaknesses in retention strategies and opportunities to mitigate talent flight.
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The current shutdown is an opportunity to lift literacy and numeracy skills by encouraging workers to take part in continuous learning.
People have been talking about the gig economy – one in which organizations and independent workers engage in short-term work arrangements. For some, the gig economy represents freedom from an economic model that doesn’t come with flexibility.
There are now more than 700,000 unique postsecondary credentials offered beyond the confines of traditional universities. With good reason: As the shelf life of skills continues to shrink, education consumers are looking for alternatives to college.
When it comes to millennials, I hear it all. I hear from Gen X and baby boomers that millennials are entitled, selfish, naïve and too busy looking at their social media. I hear from millennials that their older colleagues judgmental, rigid and unfair.
Building education pathways for employees drives powerful recruitment, retention and talent development results. It helps close skills gaps that prevent too many workers from finding rewarding careers — and it helps companies find undiscovered talent.
Apprenticeships have long been a form of passing skills onto the next generation of worker. Industries outside of the traditional trades, including financial services, telecommunications, health care and IT, are now offering registered apprenticeships.
How can a team-building activity increase happiness? By fostering better relationships among employees. By creating out-of-the-office opportunities for colleagues to get to know each other, in a setting where stakes are low and titles are irrelevant.
Skills like leadership, collaboration and communication are usually described as soft skills, but they should be referred to as durable skills. These are the skills that, once you have them, you will use for the rest of your life.