Episodes tagged: Workplace


Employee Financial Health Should Continue to be a Priority for Organizations

In this episode Steve discusses the latest data on employee financial wellbeing, and some ways that employer provided benefits can help with this challenge.

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State Governments Join the Trend of Eliminating Four-year Degree Requirements

In this episode Steve discusses how many US state governments are eliminating four-year college degree requirements for many state jobs – joining a growing list of companies doing the same.

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Over Three Years into the Pandemic, Employee Burnout is on the Rise

In this episode Steve shares new survey data on employee burnout – still on the rise over three years into the pandemic era.

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Using Benefits Design to Drive Improvements to Employee Experience

In this episode Steve shares some key highlights from the 21st Annual MetLife U.S. Employee Benefits Trend Study on how benefits impacts the overall employee experience.

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New Salary Transparency Laws Drive Increase in Job Ads with Posted Salaries

In this episode Steve discusses how salary transparency laws are leading to significant increases in job ads that include posted wage and salary information – and leading to an increase in candidates.

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The Potential Risks of Company Secrets Being Entered into ChatGPT

In this episode Steve discusses how employee use of ChatGPT in the workplace raises concerns and questions about company data security and proprietary information.

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Escaping the Odds and Increasing Employment Opportunities for Millions

This week we met with Aaron Smith from Escaping the Odds to talk about second chance hiring of those previously incarcerated.

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The January JOLTS Report: A Strong Labor Market That May Be Slowing

In this episode Steve discusses details of the January 2023 JOLTS Report which showed that while strong, the US labor market may finally be slowing and cooling down.

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The Role of Employers in Supporting their Employees’ Wellbeing

In this episode Mervyn Dinnen talks to March Holl, Head of Primary Care for Nuffield Health (the UK’s largest healthcare charity) about their latest Healthier Nation Index research.

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In a Competitive Labor Market Some Organizations Turn to Labor Hoarding

In this episode Steve talks about “Labor Hoarding” – how some large retailers are increasing wages and holding on to employees in a competitive labor market.

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