The issue is particularly challenging for buyers with large natural catastrophe and supply chain exposures, according to the survey of the 25 member firms of the Independents, an international coalition of privately owned insurance brokers and risk management services firms.Read More
Developing ideas is a 24/7 hobby for them, which might explain why they enjoy one another's company so much.
What is the secret to curbing chronic churn in our call center?
—Answering the Call, training manager, health and fitness, Florida
Independent workers include those on fixed-term contracts, independent consultants, those working through temporary agencies, workers on an on-call arrangement and those who own a business with less than five employees.Read More
Employers are demanding more while employees are engaging less, but there is one way to keep your best workers from checking out completely—recognizing who they are and rewarding them accordinglyRead More
Employee assistance providers say they continue to see a continued spike in employee calls for help in coping with added work pressures.Read More
Scholars say employees have a reservoir of physical and psychological resources for fueling their work contributions—and those tanks are running low.Read More
Like Charlie Chaplin's character in the comedy Modern Times about an assembly-line worker who loses it after tightening one bolt too many, HR consultant Art Quinn says that when employees are pushed to their limits, the workplace can be a dehumanizing place.Read More
A promotion can do a lot to make up for the longer hours and extra duties that many workers have wrestled with in the past couple of years. But firms often fail to see where employees who are learning on the job might fit into new roles.Read More