The abbreviated schedule boosted companies’ ability to hire and retain staff, with almost a third of employees who said they were seriously considering leaving now saying they’re less likely to do so.
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A trial of a four-day workweek, billed as the world’s largest, has found that an overwhelming majority of the 61 companies that participated from June to December will keep going with the shorter hours.
We asked the Fast 25 companies: What makes your company a good place to work? Their answers included some familiar themes as well as a few surprises.
Employees are not always fulfilled by their work. That can lead to expensive turnover, poor performance or disengagement. Empowering your staff to find purpose during work time creates loyalty to your company and helps fill the gaps their employment may not be creating at the moment.
What I learned from that experience is that, as business leaders, we have to hold our people and culture initiatives to the same standards that we hold every other function.
Amazon's announcement that it would raise its hourly minimum wage to $15 has been seen as a victory for workers. But some longtime employees say their compensation could fall by thousands of dollars per year.
As a company that leverages the cloud to create better worker and customer experiences, Appirio offers a unique opportunity to elevate the way technology is used to mitigate diversity and inclusion challenges.
Centaur, which owns and operates Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Anderson and Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville, said its 2,000 or so employees would receive the checks next week.
Some local entities have increased their attention on retaining existing staff, encouraging volunteers to move into paid positions and expanding their searches when jobs become available by targeting recent graduates or community clubs or schools.
Humans are inherently wired to strive, to master a craft we love and are good at, to seek improvement and progress, and to meaningfully contribute to something we deem worthwhile.
A new survey by the Pew Research Center out Thursday has found many Americans believe workers abuse paid leave—including parental leave, medical leave and leave to care for an ailing family member.
Indiana employers would be able to claim tax credits to offset costs associated with training and credentialing their employees under legislation being considered by the Indiana General Assembly.
Advertisements for traditionally low-wage jobs in hospitality and retail decorate major thoroughfares in the northern suburbs, offering management positions and higher pay as incentives.
Netflix is giving new parents on its payroll up to a year of paid leave in a move that could pressure other technology employers to improve their baby benefits as they vie for talent.
There is truth in the old adage that all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, but it also makes Jack unhappier, less healthy and not as effective of an employee.
In the midst of headlines reminding us of the high unemployment that has plagued this country for several years, we have a war for talent in the technology field, with companies in Indiana and elsewhere vying to hire an increasingly smaller pool of qualified applicants.
Have employees reached the tipping point where rising health care costs have forced them to think seriously about jumping ship?