While the COVID-19 pandemic has already resulted in mass layoffs in several industries, other essential industries will instead face critical workforce shortages, according to a new report.
With city contributions totaling $37 billion in 2018, or 6 percent of tax revenue, TRS has two important characteristics that distinguish it from most other public pension plans in the nation.
Separation anxiety in dogs should be seen as a symptom of underlying frustrations rather than a diagnosis, and understanding these root causes could be key to effective treatment, new research by animal behaviour specialists suggests.
Smart speakers offer a variety of capabilities to help free up both our time and our hands. We can hear the morning news while brushing our teeth, ask for a weather report while picking out a coat, and set a timer for the oven while handling two hot pans at once. According to Voicebot.ai, Alexa is supporting more than 100,000 skills worldwide, but one task it hasn't mastered is determining user location in the home.
Market concentration in the form of 'superstar' firms has been lowering labor's share of GDP in recent decades, a new study finds.
Military spouses can struggle to find and maintain employment and face severe restrictions on their social lives because of their partners' working patterns.
Working from home is known to be good for a strong work-life balance. However, telecommuting has also carried a stigma that employees who work remotely have difficulties rising in their career. New research from the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute finds that the reality is more positive than previously feared.
Drawing on Cybernetic Big Five Theory, this study proposes that chronic job insecurity is associated with an increase in neuroticism and decreases in agreeableness and conscientiousness.
Rui Yao, a nationally recognized expert on retirement savings from the University of Missouri, suggests that employees can't trust that the retirement plan sponsored by their employer is in good hands just because the plan uses an adviser. To ensure a strong retirement plan performance, consumers must be active participants in retirement planning, she says.
Highlighting female achievements in the workplace makes capable women significantly more likely to want to be the boss, a study shows.