When you apply for a job, odds are an AI program will examine your resume before it reaches an actual person. From the point of view of a business or HR professional, it’s easy to see the appeal of AI recruiting – it can parse through resumes at an inhuman rate and reduces human error stemming from assumptions, mental fatigue, and certain types of bias. However, the candidate experience with AI recruiting is much different.
Across all sectors of the global workforce, companies have seen noticeable increases in terms of employees’ mental health concerns. As a result of the many societal changes brought on by the pandemic, workers are struggling to adapt to bigger workloads, a stifled work-life balance, and new occupational priorities.
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In the current work landscape, remote and hybrid work have proven that they’re here to stay. According to the Pew Research Center, out of the employees performing work that can be done remotely, 59 percent are currently working fully remote. While hybrid models have come with significant benefits for both employers and employees, they’ve also come with their share of negative impacts – particularly on workforces’ mental and emotional well-being.
While 2021 was characterized by resignations and worker shortages, 2022 will be defined by a large-scale return to the workforce. Employers will have to be attentive to market changes and candidates’ desires to ensure they’re sourcing ideal, highly skilled talent for their roles.
On World Health Day, we reflect on human wellness and the environmental factors being negatively impacted by our work, transport, and everyday activities, and look inward to determine ways we can reduce and undo the damage. By reflecting on our past and present actions, we can work together towards a better, healthier future for humanity and our planet.
In 1920, eight million women were working in the United States. Now, a century later, over 79 million women are working in the United States. How have things changed for women from then to now, and what are the trends moving forward?
Many across the world condemn the aggression that threatens the freedom and sovereignty of Ukraine and its citizens. Considering how to support Ukraine, and to protect the threat to Europe and the world, yields individual and collective investment. We are reminded that none of us are free unless all of us enjoy freedom.
When we innovate together, the world wins, and when we combine our efforts to aid and assist our fellow citizens in peril, we become the best version of humanity. As we process the images coming out of Eastern Europe, we find ourselves asking how we can support the brave people in the Ukraine and the heroic neighbors who are stepping up to defend freedom.
If you are considering how to help, there are numerous charities supporting ground efforts in Ukraine and supporting Ukrainian refugees across Europe. These incredible organizations include, but are not limited to, the Sunflower of Peace, United Help Ukraine, Voices of Children and British Red Cross. You can find more information on each charity and donate by clicking on the link.
At ActOne Group, we have long worked under the motto of: Together, We Win. At this moment in history, togetherness is essential to our win in the protection of freedom.
Baby Boomers are 76 percent white, whereas the millennial generation is only 56 percent white. Diversity continues to increase with Gen Z as well, with the percentage of Hispanic, Black, Asian, American Indian, and mixed-race higher than ever before. As more Baby Boomers continue retiring and the Millennial and Gen Z workforce population increases, what can we expect?
People analytics – a form of data and analysis that has revolutionized the workforce and staffing industries over the past two decades. As the digitization of the workplace and our understanding of data increases, the viability of people analytics becomes more apparent. We’re at a crucial point in the development of people analytics where employers have the chance to update and optimize their data processes with cutting-edge, innovative technology.
Sustainability is a term that’s gained an increasing amount of weight and significance in the past decade. But how will sustainability and eco-friendly measures come to define the first half of the 2020s?
With the recent advent of remote work and the ever-changing dynamics of the office, companies are becoming much more aware of the measures they can implement to reduce their environmental impact. Market demands also reflect this shift; consumers and employees are establishing sustainability-related requirements for the companies they purchase from and work for, respectively.