The "Perfect" Candidate, Work-Life Balance Tips, and More!
Here's what's happening this week:
The Question of the Week
Each week we invite you to answer our Quick Poll on all things workforce & recruiting! (Please select 1 answer below.)
Q: When looking for a job, where's the first place you look?
Take our quick poll now, here!
Thank you for weighing in. Check back next week for the results!
You’re More Than Your Job: 3 Tips for a Healthier Work-Life Balance
The days of sticking with one job through retirement are long gone. Younger workers are prioritizing happiness over workplace loyalty, often out of necessity. Harvard Business School senior lecturer Christina Wallace offers a roadmap for this rebalance in her new book, The Portfolio Life: How to Future-Proof Your Career, Avoid Burnout…
There Is Such a Thing as a Company Culture That's So Nice It's Toxic, Psychologists Warn
To figure out what was driving people to quit during the height of the Great Resignation last year, a team out of MIT went trawling through more than a million Glassdoor reviews. After much number crunching, what was the number one reason for talent to head out the door? Toxic culture, the study found…
Last Week’s QOTW Poll Results:
Q: If you’re experiencing burnout in the workplace, why?
- Poor Management - 51%
- Understaffed/Overworked - 24%
- No Flexibility - 17%
- Other - 8%
While you may not always see it, burnout is real. What's the result? Employees are less productive, prone to mistakes, or they could be looking for a new job. Any of these will create more challenges for your organization. Find out what's burdening your team, and build solutions to address it so you can retain your top talent. Need help? The experts at Alaant are here for you.
The Future of HCM Now - Presented by Paylocity and featuring Elatia Abate, Futürist in Residence. Streaming live from New York City on August 31 @ 2-3 p.m. ET. This session qualifies for one SHRM recertification credit. Register now, here!
Women in Tech Collaborative: Meet & Greet Networking Event - Thursday, August 31st @ 6pm at the Jahnel Group HQ. Details, here.
Links to Leadership – 2023 Charity Golf Tournament - Proceeds to benefit the Capital District Women's Employment & Resource Center (WERC). Monday, September 11, 2023 @ 9:30 am – 5pm at the Albany Country Club. Register, here.
WEBINAR: What You Need To Know About Reasonable Accommodations - Presented by Human Resources Today on September 14th, 2023 at 12:30pm EST. Register, here!
WERC’s 2023 Constellation Building Event: “Recharge Your Light From Within: So We Can Shine Brighter Together” – Presented by the Women’s Employment Resource Center (CDWERC) on Tuesday, October 17 @ 11:30am -1:30pm at the Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY. Sponsorships are available! Details, here.
About the Author
Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist
Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.