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  • GLASSDOOR APPOINTS NEW CEO

    GLASSDOOR APPOINTS NEW CEO

    News by Editorial Team 28 Aug 2019

    Christian Sutherland-Wong will be the new CEO of Glassdoor, the company announced. Currently, Christian is the chief operating officer of the company. He will precede Robert Hohman. Robert will continue as chairman. The change will be effective starting Jan 6, 2020. Before Glassdoor, Sutherland-Wong held positions at LinkedIn and Bain & Company.

     

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  • PAPA JOHN'S NAMES ROB LYNCH AS NEW CEO

    PAPA JOHN'S NAMES ROB LYNCH AS NEW CEO

    News by Editorial Team 27 Aug 2019

    On Monday, Papa John’s International Inc. announced Rob Lynch the new chief executive officer, Bloomberg reported. Lynch will succeed Ritchie, the report said. This change will be made as early as Tuesday. The pizza chain is struggling to keep up with the competition and, reportedly, saw a 12 percent dip in 2018 revenue, Reuters reported.

     

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  • COMPANIES AREN'T TRAINING EMPLOYEES FOR THE FUTURE

    COMPANIES AREN'T TRAINING EMPLOYEES FOR THE FUTURE

    News by Editorial Team 27 Aug 2019

    41% of employees say their employers are not training workers for the future, a new Axonify study found. Axonify is a frontline workers training platform. The study conducted by Ipsos, a global research firm, further found that one-third of frontline workers don’t receive any formal training, and 76% of workers said an employer would be more appealing if it offered additional training.

     

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  • EMPLOYEES SAY WELLNESS PROGRAMS DON'T WORK

    EMPLOYEES SAY WELLNESS PROGRAMS DON'T WORK

    News by Editorial Team 27 Aug 2019

    A 2018 study by Willis Towers Watson said 56 percent of employers believed their wellness programs allowed employees to live healthier lifestyles. However, only 32 percent of employees agreed. A recent study by Alight Solutions found that employees were struggling to live a healthy life. This was prominent in financial wellness. Fewer than half of employees felt that they had control over their financial future.  

     

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  • MORE WORKPLACES NOW ALLOW CASUAL DRESS

    MORE WORKPLACES NOW ALLOW CASUAL DRESS

    News by Editorial Team 26 Aug 2019

    In the last five years, the percentage of workplaces that allow casual dress increased from 32 percent to 50 percent, an analysis from Indeed found. 62 percent of workplaces allow at least one casual dress day a week. A U.K. study that found 61 percent of job seekers view employers negatively for enforcing dress codes, Indeed further said.

     

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  • GOOGLE PROHIBITS POLITICAL DEBATES

    GOOGLE PROHIBITS POLITICAL DEBATES

    News by Editorial Team 26 Aug 2019

    On Thursday, Google announced new rules about what employees are allowed to say in the workplace. Reportedly, this new rule comes as Google has faced increasing scrutiny from politicians, the public, and its employees on several issues. Sundar Pichai, Google CEO, in an email sent to company employees, explained the new guidelines which explicitly discourage workers from discussing politics. 

     

  •  STARBUCKS' SUPPLIER VOTES FOR A STRIKE

    STARBUCKS' SUPPLIER VOTES FOR A STRIKE

    News by Editorial Team 26 Aug 2019

    Union workers at DPI Specialty Foods Inc., a supplier to Starbucks Corp. coffee shops, rejected a proposed contract agreement and voted to authorize a strike, Teamsters said on Friday. Reportedly, the union had been negotiating for a five-year agreement but DPI said it could only offer a seven-month contract. The proposed labor agreement covers 300 workers and drivers of DPI and Teamsters Local 710.

     

  • U.S. NURSES FIGHT TO FORM A UNION

    U.S. NURSES FIGHT TO FORM A UNION

    News by Editorial Team 23 Aug 2019

    Nurses, led by Mary Beth Boeson, at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, began to organize a campaign to form a union for the 3,200 nurses at the hospital. However, allegedly, the hospital changed Boeson’s duties to keep her from speaking to different nurses. Earlier, nurses at John Hopkins Medical Center had attempted to form a union too. 

     

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  • WORKERS DISAGREE FROM EMPLOYERS ON THE CAUSE OF BURNOUT

    WORKERS DISAGREE FROM EMPLOYERS ON THE CAUSE OF BURNOUT

    News by Editorial Team 23 Aug 2019

    96% of senior managers believe that their teams experience various degrees of burnout, a survey from Accountemps found. However, employees feel that constant interruptions, toxic culture, and dated technology were the reasons for burn out, the survey further found. 1 in 5 managers rate their employees’ burnout as 8 on a scale of 1 to10.  Employees, however, rate it 5.

     

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  • EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCES IN AGING CARE INDUSTRY SHOWS HIGH VARIABILITY

    EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCES IN AGING CARE INDUSTRY SHOWS HIGH VARIABILITY

    News by Editorial Team 23 Aug 2019

    The difference in employee experience at various workplaces in the aging service industry varies highly, a survey revealed. The highest-scoring workplace has four times Trust Index score than the lowest-scoring workplace. Ohio Living, home to nearly 100 elderly residents, is the best place to work for in the industry. The non-profit organization has invested to make it a great place to work for.

     

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  • CANDIDATES HIDE SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILES FROM EMPLOYERS

    CANDIDATES HIDE SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILES FROM EMPLOYERS

    News by Editorial Team 22 Aug 2019

    A survey by JDP, conducted among 2,007 workers, found that half of the workers remove posts or hide their complete profiles to protect their professional image from employers. 87 percent of workers believe that social media can impact hiring decisions. 60 percent of employers always screen potential hire’s social media profile for red flags, 50 percent of workers think it shouldn’t be allowed, the survey found.

     

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  •  UNIPER WORKERS SEEK FUTURE PLANS FROM FORTUM

    UNIPER WORKERS SEEK FUTURE PLANS FROM FORTUM

    News by Editorial Team 22 Aug 2019

    Labor representatives at Uniper, A German energy company, fear their ratings might downgrade if Fortum acquires Uniper. Hence, the representatives have called on Fortum to lay out plans for future cooperation between the two companies. Workers fear Pekka Lundmark, Chief Executive of Fortum, could break up the group if Fortum gets majority stake.

     

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  • AMAZON OPENS ITS LARGEST CAMPUS IN INDIA

    AMAZON OPENS ITS LARGEST CAMPUS IN INDIA

    News by Editorial Team 22 Aug 2019

    On Wednesday, Amazon opened its largest campus building in Hyderabad, India. It is Amazon’s first owned office building outside the U.S. and its largest building globally. The campus is spread over 9.5 acres and is located in Nanakramguda in Gachibowli. It can house more than 15,000 employees. Amazon has invested significantly in India in the last 15 years.

     

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  • STATION CASINO WORKERS APPEAL TO FORM A UNION

    STATION CASINO WORKERS APPEAL TO FORM A UNION

    News by Editorial Team 21 Aug 2019

    Workers at Station Casinos in Nevada have successfully voted to form a workers’ union. Since 2011, they have arranged several union-organizing drives at Station Casinos, the third-largest employer in Las Vegas. Station Casinos owners have initiated a campaign to discourage the workers. Dozens of unfair labor practice charges filed by workers remain disputed.

     

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  • SEPHORA UPS ITS DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVITY INITIATIVE

    SEPHORA UPS ITS DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVITY INITIATIVE

    News by Editorial Team 21 Aug 2019

    Sephora announced updates in its ongoing diversity and inclusion initiatives, a press statement said. The company’s “Color Up Close“ program, which includes color-matching tech for in-store customers, will provide inclusive beauty education to its store staff, HR Dive reported. Sephora plans to provide at least 10 different “training touchpoints” by the end of this year. 

     

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  • JOB SEEKERS VALUE CULTURE MORE THAN COMPENSATION

    JOB SEEKERS VALUE CULTURE MORE THAN COMPENSATION

    News by Editorial Team 21 Aug 2019

     A survey conducted by Hibob, an HR-tech company, says a majority of job seekers prioritize work culture over salary. The survey, conducted among 1000 U.S. workers, found 69 percent of job seekers are likely to reject a job offer if they find that the company’s existing workers are generally unhappy. Strong corporate culture is “extremely important” to job seekers, the survey revealed.

     

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  • U.S. WORKERS ARE EXPERIENCING LAYOFF ANXIETY

    U.S. WORKERS ARE EXPERIENCING LAYOFF ANXIETY

    News by Editorial Team 20 Aug 2019

    A new study from Career Arc, a social recruiting and on-demand outplacement firm, says that nearly half of the U.S. employees experience layoff anxiety. The study further found that despite months of record-low unemployment rates, respondents fear an impending recession. Several media reports including the Washington Post have signaled a coming recession. The unemployment rate, which is 3.7 percent, has remained low.  

     

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  • EMPLOYERS DON'T FIND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE VALUABLE

    EMPLOYERS DON'T FIND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE VALUABLE

    News by Editorial Team 20 Aug 2019

    A study by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services (HBR-AS) says companies that embrace emotional intelligence (EI)report higher levels of productivity and better employee engagement.  HBR-AS defines EI as a combination of self-awareness, self-control, empathy, and social skills. Organizations that value EI have stronger customer experience and a higher level of customer loyalty than their non-adopting counterparts, the study further says.

     

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  • UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS WORKING IN MISSISSIPPI PLANTS

    UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS WORKING IN MISSISSIPPI PLANTS

    News by Editorial Team 20 Aug 2019

    In Mississippi, reportedly, several chicken-processing plants have violated federal law by employing undocumented immigrants. This came to light after the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials released an affidavit. Employees, however, say that they have complied with E-verify—a federal electronic employment eligibility system, The Washington Post reported. On August 7, ICE agents detained 680 immigrants who were unlawfully working at a plant.

     

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  • U.S. EMPLOYERS ARE EYEING CANADIAN WORKERS

    U.S. EMPLOYERS ARE EYEING CANADIAN WORKERS

    News by Editorial Team 19 Aug 2019

    U.S employers are looking to hire Canadian workers to overcome their headcount challenge, Envoy Global’s Immigration Trends Report concluded. The report surveyed nearly 400 HR leaders and hiring managers. This rising trend is primarily due to increasing denial rate for H-1B visas in the U.S. Canada’s growing population of English-speaking foreign nationals and employer-friendly immigration policies are favorable for hiring.  

     

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