Tag: AMERICAN

PAIRIN Raises $2.1 Million Series A Funding to Aid American Workforce

DENVER, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PAIRIN, the trusted technology partner to today’s leading workforce programs, governments and education systems, today announced the close of $2.1 million, the first tranche of its Series A investment round that will be used to support continued growth of the company and its My Journey platform. The round is led by social impact investor New Markets Venture Partners, along with New U Venture Partners, JFFLabs, and return…

Workplace Discrimination: Comparing American and European Workplaces

More than 4 in 10 American workers report feeling discrimination in the workplace.  That figure comes from our own Talent Intelligence and Management Report. According to our data, 43 percent of American workers say they have faced discrimination at work.  Workplace discrimination is, unfortunately, not an uncommon occurrence, but it might occur more often in the United States than it does in Europe. Across…

Week 10: American Workers’ Concern with Losing Their Job is at an All-Time Low According to Indeed’s 10-Week Pulse Survey...

AUSTIN, TX (May 27, 2020) —  Indeed, the world’s number one job site, released today its tenth and final wave of weekly pulse survey results to identify the biggest concerns related to COVID-19 among American workers. This week, US workers report the lowest level of concern for losing their jobs in ten weeks. At its […] The post Week 10: American Workers’ Concern with…

The Changing American Dream

I can remember my grandparents talking about the American Dream. Get a good job, with reasonable pay, maybe even a pension, own a house and a car, and be able to raise a small family. Anything beyond that was ice cream on your cake. It was a dream, not an expectation. They just wanted the opportunity to earn it. Virtually no entitlement whatsoever. The…

Do you root for American Companies to Succeed?

(I wrote this original post in 2010-ish – but I could have written it today! Updated for today’s COVID crisis.) As HR Pros I think we have the slight ability to come off as anti-union and pro-management, emphasis on “slight”! It probably comes from too many interactions where we feel our hands get tied with contract language that either negatively impacts our ability to…

EBI Honored as Silver Stevie® Award Winner in 2020 American Business Awards

EBI Honored as Silver Stevie® Award Winner in 2020 American Business Awards Employment Background Investigations, Inc. earns Silver Award in the Company of the Year Category (Owings Mills, MD, 5/18/2020) – EBI, Inc., a modern talent acquisition solutions provider, is proud to be named the Silver Stevie® Award Winner for the Company of the Year category in the 18th Annual American Business Awards. The…

Week Two: Indeed Pulse Survey Shows American Workers Still Very Concerned About Finances During COVID-19 Pandemic

AUSTIN, TX (April 1, 2020) — Indeed, the world’s number one job site, released its second pulse survey today of how Americans workers are coping with the COVID-19 crisis. It found that finances are still a top concern for 35% of those surveyed. The survey results were tabulated before the $2 trillion stimulus bill was […] The post Week Two: Indeed Pulse Survey Shows…

New Survey from Indeed Finds American Workers are Most Concerned with Financial Hit During Coronavirus Pandemic

AUSTIN, TX (March 25, 2020) — Indeed, the world’s number one job site, released a new pulse survey today of how Americans workers are coping with the COVID-19 crisis. Worries about finances, including lost or reduced wages, is the top concern among those surveyed, with 35% saying it was what they are most concerned about […] The post New Survey from Indeed Finds American…

What Part of the Normal American Workplace Will Be Most Impacted by #metoo?

There’s a ton of good that’s come from the daily breaking news associated with the #metoo movement.  Creeps everywhere are being held responsible for their behavior, and society in general seems to have a higher awareness for what’s appropriate and what’s not.  There’s a lot of details in between, but the one I spend the most time thinking about is the following: When does…

The American Dream Tax

Hasan Minhaj is an American comedian who just released his new comedy special on Netflix, Homecoming King, and it might be one of the best comedy specials I’ve seen in years! He’s funny, yes. But, he also introduces a new kind of comedy on stage that is very ‘millennial’ in nature in that it’s multi-media. It’s part TEDx, part standup, part one-man show-ish, and…

The State of the American Workplace

Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report is out. It’s a lot of information (214 pages!). But it’s important information and you’ll enjoy the most current data from this global collector and analyzer of work related data.