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Generation X: From Obscurity to Prominence

on Jun 8, 2022 9:30:00 AM By | Jarik Conrad | 0 Comments | Workforce Gen X
The world stands on the cusp of a generational power shift. Whenever control moves from one generation to another, there's widespread hope that those coming into power will remember the perspectives they had during their formative years. Unfortunately, those hopes usually remain unfulfilled. But that may be about to change.
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Fast-Forwarding To The Future

on Jun 1, 2022 9:30:00 AM By | Kevin Eikenberry | 0 Comments | Workforce Future Change
Many commonly held understandings about what work is and how it gets done are so ingrained that no one questions them. For example, for most people the "work week" is framed as a 9-to-5 job, Monday through Friday. Even people who work shift work or in service industries that require weekend hours embrace that definition and tend to describe their own work as a deviation from the "normal" pattern.
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5 Ways to Incentivize a Workforce to Increase Company Revenue

on Jul 7, 2021 9:15:00 AM By | Andrew Nelson | 0 Comments | Workforce Employee Engagement Employee Incentive
Creating pride in and loyalty to the company is key to generating revenue-increasing employee performance. In order to cultivate those sentiments in their workforces, many businesses turn to incentive programs that recognize strong performance. Not all incentive programs are created equal, however, with many outdated employee-of-the-month efforts doing more harm than good to organizational morale. In order to effectively incentivize today's workforces to help grow company revenue, leaders should consider other strategies as well.
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What Companies Get Wrong About Reskilling

on Jun 3, 2020 10:15:00 AM By | The ReWork Editors | 0 Comments | Workforce automation AI Future Reskilling
Thanks to the effects of AI and automation, an estimated 375 million workers may need to switch jobs by 2030. These changes will surely reshape the working world, but the outlook isn’t all doom and gloom. Companies can have some control by proactively preparing their workforces through “reskilling (learning new skills for a new position) or upskilling (learning current tasks more deeply).” Unfortunately, although business leaders and employees alike are well aware of the impending digital revolution, most executives have not yet started such preparations or are simply getting it wrong. ReWork recently chatted with Vikita Poindexter, the owner of Poindexter Consulting Group (a full-service human resource consulting firm), and asked her  to explain the crucial missteps that organizations are taking and what they should be doing to prepare their workforces for the future work scene.
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Preparing for the Workforce of 2030

on Mar 17, 2020 2:56:22 PM By | Valerie Grubb | 0 Comments | Recruiting Workforce Human Resources Future
To learn more, please join us on Tuesday April 14th at 1:00 EST (10:00 PST) for a Live Webinar with Val Grubb. This webinar is valid for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification and has been pre-approved by HRCI for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hour. Click here to register.
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How To Unlock Remote Workforce Engagement

on Sep 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM By | Shane Metcalf | 0 Comments | Workforce Remote Workspace
Working remotely has previously been an exception few companies were willing to make for their people. In fact, up until the early 70’s, telecommuting was unheard of. Office optics determined how you were perceived by your manager and co-workers, and being “absent” meant you were not contributing. But new companies are now rethinking their remote workforce policies along with other cultural and performance strategies. In 2019, the exception is now becoming the rule. 
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What Will Amazon’s Impact Be on D.C. Area Businesses?

In 2018, the Virginia Chamber Foundation commissioned a study titled, "Economic Impact of Amazon’s Major Corporate Headquarters in Virginia and the Washington MSA." Their findings? The total economic impact of Amazon HQ2 will be $14.2 billion in Virginia. While this is great news for the region’s economy, what does it mean to businesses already operating in the area?
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Increasing Inclusivity

on Nov 5, 2018 2:10:44 PM By | David Creelman | 0 Comments | Workforce Diversity Gender Gap
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Silver Lining of an "Open" Vacation Policy

on Jun 14, 2018 10:22:36 AM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Workforce Benefits vacation
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Metrics Are No Longer Enough to Grow HR's Strategic Role

on Apr 11, 2018 3:00:08 PM By | John Boudreau | 0 Comments | Workforce HR Strategic
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