Industry News: April 2015

What do your Employees Want the Most? Respect. 
CNN Money
A new survey from the Society for Human Resource Management found 72% of employees rank “respectful treatment of all employees at all levels” to be the most important factor in job satisfaction...Link to complete article (opens in new window)

Would Your Employees Wear your T-Shirt?
Business 2 Community
Sharlyn Lauby, a prominent HR consultant and creator of HR Bartender, recently wrote a blog post about loving to still wear a t-shirt from a past employer. She went on to hypothesize that “there’s more to employees wearing logo apparel than [creating] a cool design. Employees need to actually be proud of the organization.....Link to complete article (opens in new window)

Young Professionals Lack Career Prospect Confidence
HR Magazine
HR has an important part to play in this, both to identify the skills and training that this age group needs to access these careers, and to help employers adapt to the expectations and motivations of this generation...Link to complete article (opens in new window)

Leadership Tops List of Concerns for HR: Survey
Canadian HR Reporter
Organizations are struggling to develop leaders in the modern, multigenerational workplace, according to the Canadian edition of Deloitte’s Human Capital 2015 Trends report, Canadian perspectives on the new world of work....Link to complete article (opens in new window)

What Employee Engagement Means and Why it Matters
B2C
Employers who fail to engage their employees are costing their company billions of dollars. What’s more, research from Gallup’s 2013 State of the Global Workplace survey, shows that this is a widespread issue — just 13 percent of worldwide...Link to complete article (opens in new window)

Employees Want a Lot More from their Managers
Gallup
Less than one-third of Americans are engaged in their jobs in any given year. This finding has remained consistent since 2000, when Gallup first began measuring and reporting on U.S. workplace engagement...Link to complete article (opens in new window)

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