The Time Cards They Are A-Changin’

What employees really want and how it will alter your HR

By Gina Beckman, 10 til 2 Marketing Director

For the last several years, there has been something other than a pot of strong coffee brewing in America’s collective workplace; namely the emerging trend of career professionals seeking a more satisfying work-life balance. Gone is the willingness of many to work 60 to 80 hours per week while missing out on virtually every aspect of a robust family life. And this doesn’t only refer to Baby Boomers and Gen X-ers, but also the up-and-coming Generation Y, who have collectively positioned themselves as an educated and formidable body of labor who refuse to accept the old-school-rat-race paradigm.

Businesses and HR Departments are continuing to rethink their hiring practices, job descriptions and work weeks to embrace this budding phenomenon and to continue to attract and secure top talent.
To learn more about these emerging employment dynamics, click here to read “We’re Getting Off the Ladder” by Laura Fitzpatrick, part of the series “The Future of Work: The New Work Order” featured on TIME.com.

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