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Snapshot: What makes ‘the good life’?

07/25/2017
Achieving career goals placed dead last in a Harris Poll that asked what characterizes “living the good life.”

Where in the world are wages rising fastest?

07/17/2017
WorldatWork’s annual Salary Budget Survey reveals that employers in all surveyed countries are projecting salary budget increases for 2018.

Employees say senior execs lack management skills

07/17/2017
U.S. employees give their senior leadership low marks on key aspects of people management, including the ability to develop future leaders, evoke trust and confidence and demonstrate sincere interest in employees’ well-being.

Where did all the summer jobs go?

07/11/2017
The late 1970s marked the heyday of summer youth employment, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But the lazy days of summer have gotten even lazier since then.

Snapshot: Who is most responsible for giving workers what they need to succeed?

06/12/2017
HR, IT and top brass all have some effect on employee success, but none matter more than immediate bosses.

Snapshot: Millennials most satisfied with pay

06/06/2017
A recent survey found that 61% of employees consider compensation a “very important” contributor to job satisfaction.

Hiring, pay soars for recent college graduates

05/24/2017
The Class of ’17 is hitting the job market at the right time. According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, 74% of employers say they plan to hire recent college graduates this year, up from 67% last year and the highest outlook since 2007.

Snapshot: Most don’t let work email follow them home

05/24/2017
Only 27% of employees responding to a recent poll said they frequently check their work email outside regular
working hours.

Compared to other nations, U.S. female leadership lags

05/09/2017
The United States continues to trail much of the world when it comes to the proportion of women in senior business roles.

SHRM survey: Employee satisfaction remains high

05/03/2017
Almost nine out of 10 employees said they were satisfied overall with their jobs—with 38% “very satisfied” and 51% “somewhat satisfied.”