70% of employers reported the opioid epidemic has affected their workforce while 81% of employers surveyed indicated they are not well prepared to deal with the addiction crisis. Does this pertain to your company?
Pittsburgh-based Highmark Health generates some $19 billion in annual revenues and employs about 50,000 people across the nation. The healthcare company serves 50 million people in all 50 states. Highmark’s diversified portfolio includes businesses in health insurance, healthcare delivery, retail eyewear, and dental solutions. Like many companies today, Highmark Health has embarked on a broad […]
You may have great instincts — a knack for spotting talent, a drive for self-improvement, and a talent for empowering people — but unless you can get your priorities in order, you’re not likely to be much help to anyone, much less yourself. With incessant demands on our time and attention, it’s not easy beating the distractions coming at […]
“I am so sick of tired of these people asking during an interview about work-life balance, working from home etc. They should just concentrate on getting a job and being happy with that. So tired of them.”
Most professionals feel confident testing the employment waters, even from their current office, research suggests. In a survey from global staffing firm Accountemps, 78 percent of workers said they would feel at least somewhat comfortable looking for a new job while with their present company. More
Triggers and hurdles and cliffs, oh my! To be clear, I’m talking about pay plan mechanics and in particular about the kind of cliff that plays an unfortunate starring role in many pay programs. Specifically, the incentive plan with the all-or-none (or nearly so) singular award hurdle, often set against prior year performance, that can […]
A few of your favorite sourcing tools have announced updates. Here’s a breakdown:
HatarActive.jp, a Japanese temp job site owned by Leverages Inc., has opened another brick-and-mortar branch, bringing its total number of offices to six. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post HatarActive.jp opens new branch appeared first on AIM Group.
San Francisco-based Teamable, which uses social networks to facilitate employee referrals, has raised $5 million in additional funds and acquired Simppler, a competitor in the referral space. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Our customers sometimes tell us the stories that led them to seek out a workforce intelligence solution. One such story clearly describes a core inefficiency that is common to many companies. At this company, the leadership team wanted to develop a new product line and asked finance if they could afford the startup costs. Finance’s […]
Staffing firm Persol Career Inc. has agreed to help the Japanese financial sector thinktank OKB Research Institute embark on a full-fledged recruitment business to eliminate labor shortages in local companies. The post Persol Career ties up with OKB Research Institute appeared first on AIM Group.
With workers harder to find and Obamacare’s tax on generous coverage postponed, employers are hitting pause on a feature of job-based medical insurance much hated by employees: the high-deductible health plan.
Last week after a long day of sourcing I sat down at home to watch some re-runs of my guilty pleasure TV show, Catfish. If you haven’t seen the show, it’s a reality series that follows the journeys of couples who fell in love online but have not met in person. The stories have had […]
Engaged employees fully invest their best selves in the work they do. But what is employee engagement and how is it created? Employees and leaders intuitively know that when we find a place where we can throw our hearts, spirits, minds, and hands into our work, we are happier, healthier, and produce better results. Yet, most […]