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Snapshot: What motivates the decision to be an external worker?

11/12/2019
A sample of freelancers, independent consultants, temps and gig workers gave the reasons they became external workers.

48% dated a co-worker, causing 4% to lose jobs

11/05/2019
Reboot Digital Marketing recently surveyed 2,446 employees to learn the extent of intramural romance at work. It’s probably no surprise that it’s pretty common.

U.S. among leading nations for telecommuting

10/29/2019
Forty-three percent of U.S. employers offer a remote work option, according to a new study conducted by Condeco Software.

Co-worker relationships: The key to staff well-being

10/24/2019
A new Myers-Briggs survey says employees’ relationships with co-workers is the number one contributor to their well-being at work.

Depending who you ask, HR gets mixed reviews

10/21/2019
The good news: More than 80% of surveyed executives say they feel comfortable approaching HR with problems, believe they get excellent support from their company’s HR function and think HR has been effective in improving the workplace. The bad news: Far fewer non-managers have such warm feelings about HR.

Job satisfaction soars, but growth worries persist

09/23/2019
American workers are feeling better about their jobs than they have in years, according to a new nationwide poll by the Conference Board nonprofit business think tank.

HR’s 10-year career prospects look strong

09/23/2019
HR managers ranked 35th out of 800 U.S. occupations in terms of projected employment growth by 2028, according to a new analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by The Wall Street Journal.

Why do we use external workers?

08/27/2019
Less than 20% of organizations that hire “external workers”—freelancers, independent contractors, gig workers and temps—do so to save money.

A ‘job’ or ‘career’: What do your employees have?

08/22/2019
Half of U.S. workers surveyed early this year said they ”just have a job,” not a career, and 32% said they wanted to find a new job before the year was out.

Snapshot: 2020 variable pay budgets target the top

08/13/2019
Corporate officers will be eligible for far more variable pay than lower-ranking employees in 2020.