Today’s business landscape is dynamic and rapidly changing, where the value of knowledge and continuous learning is at an all-time high. An Education Assistance Program (EAP) can be a remarkable tool for both employees and employers, creating a win-win scenario in the workplace. By helping employees further their education, businesses can foster growth, increase productivity,… Continue reading Employees And Businesses Benefit From The Education Assistance Program
What’s Up With The Labor Shortage In America?
As a Business Advisor in Southern California, I have been keeping a close eye on the current labor shortage in the United States. Small-to-medium-sized businesses, in particular, are facing significant challenges in recruiting and retaining employees. In this blog post, we explore key factors contributing to the labor shortage, the impact on businesses, and potential… Continue reading What’s Up With The Labor Shortage In America?
How To Hire & Lead The “Yeah, No” Generation Workers
Comedian Kathleen Madigan recently referred to the Generation Z workers (Zoomers) as the “Yeah, No” workers. They aren’t likely to stick around in a workplace that isn’t right for them, unlike their Gen X parents who stayed on through blind loyalty. Not these kids! So, how do you get a “Yeah, No” worker to be… Continue reading How To Hire & Lead The “Yeah, No” Generation Workers
Ways to Attract Younger Workers Today
Are you having difficulty attracting and retaining younger workers? Younger Millennials and Gen Z are the newest generations currently entering the workforce. For many employers, figuring out the best way to recruit, hire, and work with employees from these generations has been a tough nut to crack. But there are several ways to attract younger… Continue reading Ways to Attract Younger Workers Today
Generation Z And The Hybrid Workplace
Generation Z is starting to enter the workplace, and as they do, they’re changing how things are done. While the COVID-19 pandemic popularized remote work and saw the rampant growth of the hybrid workplace, younger graduates and employees are pushing back. If your business actively recruits Generation Z team members, knowing the benefits and disadvantages… Continue reading Generation Z And The Hybrid Workplace
How Businesses Can Overcome The Labor Shortage
For the past two years, most businesses, particularly small businesses, have been hit with challenges not seen in nearly a century. The COVID-19 pandemic created conditions that test a small business’s ability to survive profitably. Supply chain shortages, masking, stay-at-home orders, remote working, and now The Great Resignation is causing a serious labor shortage. Nobody… Continue reading How Businesses Can Overcome The Labor Shortage
Talent Optimization for Increased Business Performance
If nothing else, this COVID pandemic has demonstrated the importance of effective employee teams in the success (even survival) of a business. Intentional or accidental talent optimization of first responders, particularly health care workers, resulted in incredible hours worked, effective response to workloads far beyond normal, even an eagerness to learn new skills to fill… Continue reading Talent Optimization for Increased Business Performance
Remote Employee Monitoring for Compliance and Efficiency
COVID 19 ushered in an age of remote working, a practice that likely will remain in place for the foreseeable future. Gartner, a respected HR research firm, posted survey results that show 82% of all companies intend to allow full or part-time remote working going forward. Remote working has advantages for both employers and employees.… Continue reading Remote Employee Monitoring for Compliance and Efficiency
Out of Work? OnwardCA Offers Resources to the Unemployed
If you’re recently out of work due to COVID-19, you’ll want to check our OnwardCA (part of OnwardUS). They provide a smart, simple way to connect with assistance resources based on your specific situation. Losing a job can put you and your whole family in a real bind. You may need help with job transition… Continue reading Out of Work? OnwardCA Offers Resources to the Unemployed
COVID Unemployment Extension: When Does it Run Out?
While the rate of increase in unemployment filings actually decreased recently, the national unemployment rate is still over 13%. This has many of those who are currently unemployed wondering if the additional $600 in weekly benefits will run out, or if Congress will extend those benefits. When Do Unemployment Benefits Run Out? So, does the… Continue reading COVID Unemployment Extension: When Does it Run Out?