One of the biggest challenges that companies face today is to manage age diversity in their workforce. First, it must be stressed that age diversity is a good and helpful thing. It brings many different points of view to your team and helps you relate to customers of all ages. However, employees of diverse ages tend to act differently in the work environment, and tensions often form between them. A working human resource strategy must recognize and address these […]
Andrew McAfee asks an important question in the TED Talk in Boston.
Are droids taking our jobs?
After analyzing labor data, McAfee shares his perspectives on the future of employment while trying to find out exactly how technology affects the way people make a living. Although the numbers don’t look so good, McAfee voices his optimism for the future – that even if robots and algorithm do better at certain tasks, he reminds us that economies run on ideas, which are […]
Stress is a very real problem in the workplace, and your human resource strategy must address it. Often, stresses are worst for the most sedentary of jobs. Office jobs are very demanding mentally and offer little or no time for physical exertion to work out stresses. On the other hand, labor-intensive jobs can be just as stressful if they push employees beyond their physical limits. In both scenarios, there is a point where employees become less productive and their […]