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The Future of Work: Americans are Pretty Flexible about Changing Jobs

The Future of Work: Americans are Pretty Flexible about Changing Jobs

Axios, a site dedicated to providing vital news in business, politics, tech, energy and health care, has published an article in their Future of Work column titled, “Americans are still pretty flexible about changing jobs.” The article states that even if jobs are available in other parts of the country, a lot of people just don’t want to, or feel they cannot, move. But they are pretty flexible at least in one respect, the willingness to change jobs. According to the ADP Workforce Vitality Report, job-switching is at an all-time high, with 27% saying in the third quarter of the year that they were in the midst of changing employment (up from 23% in the first quarter of 2015). And 63% said they are actively or passively looking for new jobs. Read the full article here. Share this:Click to email (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Share on...

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Heads Nodding. It was a Good Sign.

Heads Nodding. It was a Good Sign.

Ahu Yildirmaz, Ph.D. Vice President, ADP Research Institute

I looked around the room a few times.  I saw a lot of nodding heads. I had just presented at a recent Argyle Executive Forum on Human Capital Leadership that confirmed  two concerns that Fortune 500 organizations continue to have in common:  Employee engagement and corporate culture. More than 180 attendees found themselves nodding in unison as guest speakers shared their approaches to addressing these concerns.  For instance, a speaker from Amazon shared the “Top Ten” lessons its HR organization has learned about the “Art of the Peculiar,” which turns on its ear many of the traditional ways of evaluating employee engagement.  Another speaker, from Deloitte, shared the results of its recent human capital trends report, which identified 10 human capital management trends using a framework it calls the 4Cs for HR – capacity, capabilities, community and credibility. Other presentations featured HR leaders from News Corp., Bank of America, Glassdoor, and Praxair, to name a few.  They covered a lot of ground:  Empowering and engaging employees; building corporate culture...

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