The legal tussle over the vaccine mandate for larger private employers is one of several challenges over Biden administration vaccine rules. Courts so far have not halted two other mandates—one for health care workers and one for contractors for the federal government.
Some firms have nixed the office; others are doubling down
No matter which path companies choose, they’ve had to figure out new ways to keep employees connected now that their co-workers might not be in the same room—or even the same state.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Can you afford to quit your job and be part of the Great Resignation?
Host Mason King talks with Peter “Pete the Planner” Dunn about how to prepare financially to leave your job. Plus, Pete offers a prediction about the stock market as the year comes to a close.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Here’s how to keep the Great Resignation from hitting your company
Host Mason King talks with IBJ workplace columnists Garrett Mintz, founder of consulting firm Ambition in Motion, and Mandy Haskett, a leadership consultant at Carmel-based Advisa, about how companies can engage with workers in a way that encourages them to stay in their jobs.Read More
Lawsuit accuses Lilly of favoring millennials over older job applicants
Two former job applicants, aged 55 and 49, filed a proposed class-action lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis on Wednesday, accusing the Indianapolis-based drug maker of age discrimination.Read More
Lawyers for the victims said the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office failed to follow Indiana’s red flag law when they decided not to file a case with the courts to suspend the shooter’s gun rights in March of 2020.
The figures point to a historic level of turmoil in the job market as newly-empowered workers quit jobs to take higher pay that is being dangled by businesses in need of help.
Fifth Third Bank’s Chief Investment Strategist Jeff Korzenik told an Indianapolis audience Wednesday that the workforce crunch and sudden glut in downtown office space remain vexing problems, but Indiana is in solid position to take advantage of the return of manufacturing from overseas.
To enforce President Joe Biden’s forthcoming COVID-19 mandate, the U.S. Labor Department is going to rely on employees concerned enough to turn in their own employers if their co-workers go unvaccinated or fail to undergo weekly tests to show they’re virus-free.
People are often surprised when we describe our professor roles as entrepreneurial. While classes and some topics might be prescribed, how we deliver content (value) to our students and what resources we use (books, articles, simulations, etc.) are based primarily on our own entrepreneurial choices.
A new report illustrates how the pandemic imposed a heavy toll on working women. It found one in three women over the past year had thought about leaving their jobs or “downshifting” their careers.
There isn’t a one-size-fits-all secret recipe to fill the talent pipeline, but here are a few ideas we can offer for a springboard in customizing your own.
In some ways, remote work has made communication feel less “human.” Conversations are more like transactions when every interaction is formal, scheduled and agenda-driven.
Some conservative Indiana lawmakers who want to stymie planned COVID-19 vaccine mandates for private employers are facing skepticism from their own Republican leaders and the state’s largest business group.
An obscure White House office is expected to give the green light any day to the rule’s fine print detailing how and when companies will have to require their employees to be vaccinated or undergo weekly testing.
Too often in their eagerness to fill positions, recruiters can act like company cheerleaders by sharing only the most positive aspects of a job with applicants.
While you might be one of the fortunate ones to have family, friends, mentors and spirituals leaders who can guide you through tough times, a psychotherapist will help you better understand yourself and those around you so you can be a better person, business owner, leader, partner, manager, team member, friend, parent and community member.
Why doesn’t the reward of more hard work after a job well done motivate the most productive workers to stay with an organization? How can employers successfully appreciate employees and motivate them to maximize productivity?
Some executives I have interviewed have blamed working from home and the general burnout from the increased uncertainty as reasons for this struggle. Other executives blame generous unemployment benefits.
As Generation Z and millennial workers challenge the concept of a traditional career and drive an increase in freelancing, the role of workplace group life insurance in long-term financial plans is likely to change.
If you are embarking on that journey and wisely trying to include stakeholders in the process, make sure to work with a researcher who knows how to help you use your data for years to come by highlighting the insights.
You might have missed it, buried deep in the multiple channels and time-zone differences, and between swim sets and track runs, but sport climbing made its inaugural appearance in the Olympics this year.
Child care centers across the state are scrambling to find enough workers to meet demand and parents are struggling to find a child care provider with a vacancy.
It is time to innovate and, to keep our best people, we absolutely have to “re-recruit” the talent we have on board.