While telecommuting can allow an employee to balance life and work, it may also limit their upward mobility within a company, according to a recent survey by Korn/Ferry International.Read More
Employers such as Chicago-based Red Frog Events are looking to improve their overall employment deal, spelling out an overall compensation and culture package that often includes a company vision for what employees can get and give back in return.Read More
In the past several years, more companies have introduced or re-crafted their “employee value proposition” to give employees a better idea of what the total employee experience encompasses, beyond the basic salary and benefits. Laura Sejen, global practice leader of rewards for consultancy Towers Watson & Co., recently spoke with Workforce contributing writer Meg McSherry Breslin about the key factors employers should keep in mind when they're looking to revise their employee value proposition, otherwise known as the "employment deal."Read More
The average salary for technology professionals rose 5.3 percent in 2012—the largest increase in a decade, according to a Dice Holdings Inc. salary survey. Read More
Recent research suggests goals can do more harm than good. Read More
Despite the hype about private equity and job loss, they have little net effect on employment levels.
While horror stories exist, in some cases private equity takeovers can lead to healthy updates to management methods and practices.
Consumer Reports has released its annual survey on holiday tipping, and, again, garbage collectors rank at the bottom as the least-tipped service-provider.Read More