Are new hire onboarding (aka orientation) processes too short?  That is the question asked in a survey conducted by  Silkroad, an online onboarding software supplier, according to an article by Roy Maurer (Survey: Onboarding Programs Are Too Short, By Roy Maurer (November 30, 2018).  Silkroad found that nearly 8 in 10 large employers’ onboarding programsContinue reading “On-Boarding”

The Gig Economy

  A recent article by Roy Maurer entitled “How Many Gig Workers Are There?” discusses the difficulties with determining the number of gig workers in the United States. According to the article, the problem begins with defining what a Gig Worker is. “No clear consensus currently exists on what constitutes gig work,” said Mary Allard, a divisionContinue reading “The Gig Economy”

Millennials and Jobs

Millennials hate (or at least dislike) their jobs even more than the rest of us still working, according to a recent Gallup poll, as reported by Amy Adkins in Workplace magazine, May 2016. As many as 71% of millennials have mentally “checked out” on their jobs, according to Gallup, including 55% categorized as merely “not engaged” andContinue reading “Millennials and Jobs”