Bridging the Skills Gap with Highly Targeted Online Learning

The “Workplace Learning & Development Trends Research Report 2022” by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) noted the critical importance of training for both HR leaders and employees: However, the study Accelerating the Journey to HR 3.0 led by IBM and Josh Bersin, a leading HR expert and thought leader, revealed a significant gap […]

Flexible Remote Work Policies Can Help Federal Agencies Attract and Retain Top Talent

The Telework Reform Act, introduced by two Senators, has the potential to significantly improve the ability of agencies to recruit and hire qualified candidates for remote work positions. Although there is an emphasis on hiring the spouses of service members and law enforcement officials for remote work (the 2022 Federal Employment Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) study […]

Federal Recruiting: Is It Working?

It’s no secret that many Federal agencies struggle with recruiting candidates. Skills gaps and shortages of qualified applicants in mission critical positions such as cyber security and STEM positions are pushing some to ‘think outside the box’ when trying to recruit top talent the Federal sector. Good news, positive changes are taking shape — and […]

COVID-19 and Its Compounding Epidemic: Burnout

A 2016 study on employee burnout conducted by Kronos and Future Workplace show that out of 614 HR business leaders 95 percent of HR leaders agree that burnout affects employee retention. It may come as no surprise that those in HR can be some of the most stressed professionals in the workplace. You deal with […]

Employee Engagement: When Does It Start?

A few years ago I was fortunate enough to spend time with Brent Pearson, founder of Enboarder (and former Monster Government Solutions Managing Director) as he made his whirlwind tour through the US to talk with companies and federal agencies about the latest research in Employee Engagement and Onboarding. At an Enboarder and HRworx hosted […]