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.

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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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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Regular post Forbes

COVID-19 disrupted American workers’ lives, with 95% of the U.S. population under stay-at-home orders at its peak. The ensuing mass layoffs and resignations were heavily concentrated in female-dominated fields. This happened just as child-care demands increased because of school and day care closures. Referred to as a she-cession, this was a time when millions of women left the…

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Regular post women

The pandemic turned the world upside down with layoffs and resignations concentrated in female-dominated fields and massive school and daycare closures primarily affecting working mothers. Adding to this, a recent McKinsey & Company Women in the Workplace 2022 study found that men significantly outnumber women at the manager level, directly impacting the availability of women…

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Regular post appreciate

Today’s tight labor market, coupled with economic uncertainty, is concerning for leaders in nearly every industry. The unemployment rate edged down to 3.4 percent in January, the lowest since 1969. Worse, 96 percent of workers are looking for a new position in 2023. What this tells employers is that, fundamentally, this differs from previous economic…

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Regular post remotework1

The “Great Resignation” and talent shortages in 2021 and 2022 created a candidate-driven labor market where workers had the upper hand, more say, and the ability to be choosier. The current economic uncertainty and a possible recession may take some of that say and power away. While many companies were familiar with remote work before…

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Regular post QQ

Broadleaf’s Executive Vice President, Jason Krumwiede, sat down with HRO Today’s Debbie Bolla, to discuss what exactly quiet quitting is, the dangers it can have to a company’s productivity, and ways your organization can combat it. What is quiet quitting? Originating on TikTok, #quietquitting is a call for an intersection of a work-life balance. Quiet…

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Regular post 10Facts

The Benefits of RPO Programs Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) has become one of the fastest-growing recruiting solutions over the past several years—and its prevalence has only increased when used to fill positions as our nation continues to navigate the “Great Resignation.” In fact, new research from Broadleaf shows the number one challenge organizations are facing…

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