Trends

The workforce management industry is ever-evolving. With advanced technologies, increased demand for customized solutions, innovative talent acquisition models, and more, it can be difficult for industry professionals to stay ahead of the curve. Find everything you need to keep up with trends in the workforce management industry in one place on our blog. Our repository of articles by industry leaders will keep you up-to-date on the latest changes in the talent management industry and prepare you to tackle them head-on.

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership and Employee Retention

A recent survey of 3,400 workers across 10 countries found that managers have a greater impact on employees’ mental health than their therapist or doctor—and a comparable effect as their partner or spouse. That’s a substantial weight for leaders to carry! Leaders with high levels of emotional intelligence are better equipped to create a positive and supportive…

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A Look at Employee Engagement and Work Trends

In 2022, employees had a banner year with high wages, plenty of job-hopping opportunities, and a voice in the workplace. Hybrid work became the new norm, skills-based hiring gained traction, and pay transparency grew in popularity and became a legal requirement in several states. How did employees around the world experience life and work in…

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Regular post childfree

During the COVID-19 pandemic, working parents faced unique challenges due to school closures, childcare disruptions, and increased caregiving responsibilities. With 52 percent of their employees with children struggling, many organizations implemented measures to respond to the extraordinary circumstances and ensure business continuity. These included stipends for babysitting and tutoring, extra time off, and flexible working…

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Regular post growtech

In 2023, more than 160,000 workers at U.S. tech companies have been laid off. Business owners have implemented hiring freezes due to the economic downturn resulting in fewer unfilled tech positions. Yet, there is still a talent shortage. The number of jobs is outpacing companies’ ability to find, hire, and retain qualified tech workers in…

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Is Work Life Integration Replacing Work Life Balance

The pandemic profoundly impacted how people think about work and family. The lockdowns, social distancing measures, and remote work arrangements implemented in response to the pandemic required many people to spend more time at home with their families. For some workers, this increased time at home allowed them to form stronger connections with their loved…

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Regular post  DEI

Artificial intelligence (AI) brings numerous benefits to recruitment teams—data-informed decision-making, efficiency, improved candidate matching, and personalization—enhancing their processes and improving outcomes. In fact, 65 percent of recruiters use AI, and 67 percent feel it has improved the hiring process. Eliminating bias in the hiring process The Pew Research Center explored how Americans felt about using…

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A Shift in the Workforce

In the 1950s, 98 percent of men of prime working age—between 25 and 54—had a job or were looking for one. Ever since that number has steadily declined, and today 7.2 million men have dropped out of America’s workforce, leaving a significant void. Economists have not been able to pinpoint one single reason why men…

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Regular post mentalhealth

The average U.S. adult works 38.7 hours a week or 2,012.4 hours per year—which accounts for 23 percent of your life. Spending that much time working with a bad manager can affect your mental health. A report by the Workforce Institute at UKG shares how much influence managers have on their employee’s mental health, and…

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Regular post remote

With 12 percent of employees working fully remotely and 28 percent with hybrid work arrangements, maintaining a strong company culture where workers feel connected and engaged can be challenging. In fact, more than 66 percent of CEOs and 62 percent of CHROs believe it’s the most significant talent management challenge associated with remote work. In…

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