Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest in HR. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most-read stories every month in our "In Case You Missed It" series. Keep reading for June's top stories!
The Bureau of Labor Statistics' annual occupation report is chock full of interesting insights about America's workers, including a little metric called "location quotient" that shows you the most popular job in each state compared the rest of the country. It may come as no surprise that the runway capital of the world, New York, attracts the most fashion designers—but other states' jobs are head-scratchers until you do a little digging. Check out the infographic to find your state's signature job!
Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra once said, “The future ain't what it used to be." Although he used the saying in the 1970s, the popular quote also aptly describes the state of our workforce today—especially now that millennials make up the majority of the workforce. Read more for five millennial trends impacting the future of work.
Companies spend a total of $6 billion annually on wellness programs—paying for yoga classes, massage chairs and nap pods while hoping that more "Namaste" will retain employees and improve engagement. But measuring the real ROI of wellness programs has proved difficult. So, we investigated: Is this a money-wasting fad or a valuable engagement and retention tool? Read more to find out if wellness is the right investment for your company.
In less than fifteen minutes, you can challenge your employees' ideas and inspire new ways of viewing the world—and their work. How? A TED Talk. Employees want learning to be simple, engaging and accessible, which is why Cornerstone has partnered with TED to curate the best and most relevant videos for your organizational needs. Want to foster creativity? Need to teach leadership skills to new managers? Try integrating a TED Talk into your learning program, and you'll be impressed by the results. Read more about how TED Talks can boost your L&D efforts.