Myths About the Multigenerational Workforce | LinkedIn Talent Blog

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There is no shortage of reports or articles that have been written about the multi-generational workforce. And while the number of generations in the workforce may vary slightly depending on the report, the bulk of today’s workforce is represented by 4 cohorts: 1) Millennials – 40% of the workforce and current ages 23-38, 2) Generation …

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The 2020 State of Remote Work | Buffer

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Over the past decade remote working (RW) has been on the rise and, as indicated by most future of work reports, will continue to grow. RW arrangements range from fully or partially remote, working from a home office to a co-working space or other location–but put simply, describes someone who works outside of a traditional office. For workers, RW …

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When Women Thrive 2020 Global Report |Mercer

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According to Mercer’s When Women Thrive 2020 Global Report, the majority (81%) of organizations worldwide say that improving diversity and inclusion (D&I) is important, yet less than half (42%) have a documented, multi-year strategy for achieving gender equality. With this in mind, the report found that women’s representation of the global workforce only slightly improved to 40%-up 2 percent since …

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Glassdoor’s Job & Hiring Trends for 2020 | Glassdoor

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While this Glassdoor report was released at the end of 2019, I wanted to lift it back up since it provides a good reminder of hiring trends as well as challenges and opportunities. The report includes a list of 8 HR and recruiting trends for 2020 and what’s likely to shape the coming decade. Trend # …

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23rd Annual Global CEO Survey | PwC

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One finding of the PwC 23rd Annual Global CEO Survey is, that while the majority of CEOs agreed that significant retraining and upskilling was the most important way to close a potential skills gaps in their organization, fewer than 1 in 5 leaders (18%) believe their organization has made ‘significant progress’ in doing so. Upskilling …

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Employment Gaps Cause Career Trouble, Especially for Former Stay-at-home Parents |Technical.ly

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In the context of talent acquisition, workforce planning, and talent shortages, this is an interesting study that examines what happens to people’s careers after they take time out of work. The study found that gaps in employment can negatively affect future career prospects in multiple ways, particularly for those who left work for childcare responsibilities. …

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U.S. Labor Shortages: Challenges and Solutions | Conference Board

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This Conference Board report details how, in the span of just 10 years, “the US economy moved from having the weakest labor market since the Great Depression to one of the tightest in history.“ This is especially true for blue-collar and manual services employers who are experiencing much tighter labor markets than employers of highly …

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2020 Global Talent Trends Report | Linkedin Solutions

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LinkedIn’s 2020 Global Talent Report shows that 1) employee experience (EX), 2) people analytics, 3) internal recruiting, and 4) harnessing the multi-generational workforce are top talent priorities for businesses in the year ahead. With respect to EX, p. 10 of the report breaks EX into 4 core components: people, place, product, and process. This is a …

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2020 Talent Trends Report | Randstad

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The 2020 Talent Trends Report released by Randstad outlines the top 10 talent trends for 2020. What I like about this report is that for each trend it: 1) provides a summary of the trend, 2) raises three questions talent leaders should ask regarding the trend, and 3) offers five ways to prepare for and …

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The Shadow Workforce: Insights Into the Gig Workforce in Businesses | ADP Research

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Demand for skilled workers continues to create opportunities for the gig workforce-also referred to as the contingent workforce. The idea of “gig” work is not new to traditional businesses, but the practice has spread quickly over the last decade and shows no signs of slowing. As the gig workforce becomes a greater % of the …

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