The State of Health in the American Workforce: Does Having an Effective Workplace Matter?
This study focuses on the decrease in quality of health reported by employees from 2002 to 2008 in the National…
Working in Retirement: A 21st Century Phenomenon
Working in retirement has become an increasingly common practice among Americans over 50. This study, using data from the 2008…
Employer Support for the Military Community
Military veterans currently face higher rates of unemployment than the general population. Although many skills gained in the military are…
Workplace Flexibility in Manufacturing Companies
Data from the 2008 National Study of the Changing Workforce reveal that employees in the manufacturing industry are typically less satisfied and…
The Impact of the Recession on Employers
This “snapshot in time” depicts the effect of the Recession in May 2009, based on a random sample of U.S.…
Workplace Flexibility in the Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Industry
Flexibility is difficult to obtain in the hospitality, restaurant, and tourism industries (HRT) but it is still necessary and possible.…
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