2020 was a survival mode year — whereas 2021 is a robust, if recovering, one. After months of discussion, both employees and employers are looking at yet another possible set of changes centered on where work happens. The big question: should you stay (WFH) or should you go (back to the office)?
Joy at Work: Why Making it a Priority is
Good for the Bottomline
What do people want from their jobs: A higher salary? Job security? Opportunities for career growth and advancement? Good relationships with co-workers? Or is it something else entirely different — like joy?
2020 was a pause on many levels — suspending promotions and bonuses along with much of everyday life — but the story in 2021 is decidedly different. Companies are in a mad dash to understand the post-Covid consumer landscape and eager to hire top research and analytics talent to help decode the way forward. But this talent rush has been made more complex by hiring challenges, particularly robust counteroffers from candidates' employers.
In the last ten years, women have pushed hard against the glass ceiling. Strides have been made, but the stats paint a story still in mid-motion, as evidenced by data on women working in market research and data analytics.
Here’s an inconvenient truth: Technology and data alone isn't going to win the day for analytics and research insights professionals – it takes the people behind the numbers learning how to tell the story.
2020 continues to wallop — it turns out that some remote workers may owe income tax in more than one state. The BIG question on many minds is if states can collect income tax from nonresidents who are working remotely for companies that are in-state? We’re about to find out.