Human Capital: Page 2


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    Gen Z Set to Outnumber Baby Boomers in the Workforce

    2024 represents a pivotal moment for U.S. companies, as Gen Z workers become an increasingly important share of American business, Glassdoor predicts.

    By Laurel Kalser • Nov. 16, 2023
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    Global CFO Turnover Picks Up in Q3

    More than 70 global finance chiefs of public companies left their jobs in the third quarter, opening the door for first-time hires and internal promotions.

    By Nov. 13, 2023
  • Here are four ways CFOs can promote the profession to replenish the pipeline of talent.
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    What CFOs Think of the Accountant Shortage

    What caused the accountant shortage and what does it mean for finance departments?

    By Nov. 10, 2023
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    Make a Plan ‘Right Now’ for $55K Overtime Rule, Attorney Says

    Some employers might increase pay for exempt employees to at least $55,068 to avoid overtime obligations, but the budget needed could be significant. 

    By Kate Tornone • Nov. 9, 2023
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    U.S. Employers Announced 22% Fewer Job Cuts in October

    “Job cut plans have slowed significantly since the first half of the year, and consumers have continued to spend, even in the face of high inflation,” said Andy Challenger.

    By Nov. 3, 2023
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    37% of Employees Say Inflation Led to Tapping Into Savings: Weekly Stat

    As employees stress more about money, many companies are offering financial wellness tools.

    By Nov. 1, 2023
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    Two Out of Three Workers Don’t Feel Engaged

    Workers who report being excited about their work contribute 15% more than non-engaged employees.

    By Nov. 1, 2023
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    CFO Succession Planning Tougher in Tight Job Market

    Globally, only 24% of CFOs say they have formal and proactive succession practices at their organization, according to Russell Reynolds Associates.

    By Oct. 27, 2023
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    HR Trends: Fewer Layoffs, More Hybrid Workplaces

    More than half of companies are remote or hybrid and have no plans to bring employees back to the office full-time.

    By Oct. 25, 2023
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    Nearly 1 in 4 In-Office Workers Wonder Where Their Boss Is

    If today’s workplace culture is built upon trust, there is a question of who is holding up their end of the bargain.

    By Oct. 18, 2023
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    U.S. Accounting Graduates Fall Nearly 8%: AICPA

    But the accountant shortage is also due to rising demand and an increase in those leaving the profession.

    By Oct. 18, 2023
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    90% of Employees Say Well-Being Benefits Are Critical Factor In Choice of Company

    Employee well-being directly affects productivity, engagement, and retention. 

    By Oct. 2, 2023
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    Budgets for Merit Raises to Rise Only 3.5% in 2024

    The technology sector is among the leaders in moderating workers’ pay hikes.

    By Sept. 27, 2023
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    CFOs On the Move: Week Ending Sept. 22

    New CFOs at Warner Music Group, Bausch Health, Lands’ End, and more.

    By Sept. 22, 2023
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    Only 1 in 4 CFOs See Wage Hikes as a Top Priority

    “Avoiding turnover costs and ensuring teams are right-sized with the right skills are top of mind.”

    By Sept. 20, 2023
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    49% of Top Execs Say AI Could Take Their Jobs: Weekly Stat

    C-suite leaders are concerned that if they don’t improve their AI skills, they will be unprepared for the future of work.

    By Sept. 20, 2023
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    Opinion

    AI in Hiring: 4 Steps to Avoid Legal Headaches

    These steps are a starting point for hiring teams to help their companies identify useful AI tools. 

    By Jeremy Locklear and Tory Summey • Sept. 19, 2023
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    ‘What Does It Cost?’ Editor’s Note for Sept. 18, 2023

    Leadership is a person who has to make choices and sacrifices. How do you count the cost?

    By Sept. 18, 2023
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    Comment Period Opens for Proposed $55K Overtime Rule Threshold

    Employers can weigh in on the overtime rule through Nov. 7. 

    By Kate Tornone • Sept. 12, 2023
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    Deferred Comp Plans Help CFO Retention and Retirement Savings

    CFOs and other highly compensated employees get tax benefits and the ability to save money pretax above the statutory limits of a 401(k).

    By Sept. 12, 2023
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    Forget About Labor Trends: Here’s What’s Important to Gen Z Workers

    As more Gen Z employees enter the workforce, CFOs and their fellow executives should know how young people evaluate the workplace. 

    By Sept. 1, 2023
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    Health-Care Costs in the U.S. Projected to Rise 6% This Year

    The average health-care cost per worker is projected to reach $17,200 in 2023, up from $15,862 in 2022, according to the Business Group on Health.

    By Aug. 30, 2023
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    Hybrid Jobs Surge 29% YoY; Remote Jobs Decline

    “Interest in hybrid roles has remained intact as companies seem to be trying to strike a balance between complying with return-to-office requirements and offering work flexibility,” analyst Sherla Sriprada said.

    By Ginger Christ • Aug. 29, 2023
  • Data on payrolls and earnings show U.S. businesses are still hiring, and worker pay increases are still at an inflationary level.
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    The Adventures of Hiring: Editor’s Note for Aug. 28, 2023

    Today's economic climate makes it a new kind of challenge to hire and retain top-level talent.

    By Aug. 28, 2023
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    CFO Peer Audit: What New and Prospective Hires Are Demanding

    CFOs are receiving employee requests about work enviornment, job stability, and growth potential. 

    By Aug. 25, 2023