2023 – 2024 Inside Employees’ Minds Study | Mercer

Workforce Trends

This 34-page report shares insights from a study conducted in Q3 2023 of 4,505 full-time employees in the United States working for organizations with more than 250 employees, spanning 1,300 employers. It provides insights into employee sentiments regarding various aspects of their employment and workplace. A few insights include: Intention to Stay. The number of employees who are …

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How to Fill Competitive Roles Without Breaking Pay Guidelines | Gartner

Talent Acquisition

You can also view this article and many others in Issue 212 (12/3) of my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter.  In a competitive job market, offering higher salaries is a common strategy to attract top talent, particularly for critical positions. However, this practice may result in disparities in pay equity between new recruits and existing employees and could swiftly exhaust …

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The Future of Total Rewards | Deloitte Blog Capital H

Talent Management

This new Deloitte article provides an overview of why and how organizations must continuously adapt total rewards strategies to evolving workforce requirements, primarily focusing on greater personalization. In line with this theme, I’m sharing three resources that provide ideas.  Organize Your Rewards Package Around Employees’ Critical Life Moments, where Gartner provides ideas for organizing and communicating …

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Leverage Employee Preferences to Identify Total Rewards Trade-offs | Gartner

Talent Management

Organizations invest significant time, resources, and effort into developing a competitive employee value proposition (EVP) that attracts, engages, and retains top talent. However, as employee preferences evolve, it becomes increasingly challenging for organizations to stay informed and ensure that their EVP aligns with workers’ preferences. This article offers ideas for adopting a more systematic approach to …

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2023 LinkedIn Talent Trends Report – May 2023 | LinkedIn Talent Solutions

Workforce Trends

This latest LinkedIn global talent trends report explores labor-market trends and their implications for candidates, employees, and the workplace. The trends are organized into four areas: 1) Hiring, 2) Internal Mobility, 3) Employee Values, and 4) Employee Growth. One finding is that while hiring has slowed down in many organizations, internal mobility is trending upward across 16 of 19 global industries (via promotions and internal role …

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Gen What? Debunking Age-based Myths about Worker Preferences | McKinsey & Company |

Workforce Trends

Many organizations segment their workforce into various categories to better understand the needs and preferences of workers. One lens through which worker preferences have been viewed is “generation”—the different age groups or cohorts of people currently employed or seeking employment in a particular industry or organization. But as noted in this article, work preferences appear to …

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Rethink Your Employee Value Proposition | Harvard Business Review

Talent Management

As HR and business leaders reevaluate their organizations’ employee value proposition (EVP) to ensure competitiveness, this new article by Amy C. Edmondson and Mark Mortensen provides ideas to consider. They start by presenting four components of an EVP: 1) Material offerings (e.g., compensation, physical office space, location, commuting subsidies, computer equipment, flexibility, schedules, and perks. 2) Opportunities to …

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4 Resources on Employee Preferences | Brian Heger

Workforce Trends

Worker preferences, expectations, and values continue to shift. And while there have been many reports describing how employee preferences are changing, tracking this information across various sources is challenging. This one-page summary includes four resources that provide insights into employee values, preferences, and expectations. Each resource addresses the topic from a different angle and question: 1) LinkedIn …

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Mercer’s 2022 Inside Employees’ Minds Study | Mercer

Workforce Trends

This new 29-page report by Mercer provides insights into worker sentiment on various workforce topics and issues. The study is based on a small sample of 4,049 US-based full-time employees working for organizations with over 250 employees. The report highlights six key findings of which employers should be aware. Two highlights include 1) Retention. 1 in 3 employees …

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Organize Your Rewards Package Around Employees’ Critical Life Moments | Gartner

Talent Management

Organizations continue to invest in the total rewards component of their employee value proposition (EVP) as many workers place an increased value on benefits and programs that support their well-being and their families. But as pointed out in this Gartner article, it isn’t always evident to employees and new hires that their needs are being …

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