Posts written by: MJ Craig

Incorporating Contingent Workers Into Your Organization

Incorporating Contingent Workers Into Your Organization

Does your organization employ contingent workers? With today’s contingent workforce at an all-time high, and growing steadily, chances are that your answer is “yes.” In fact, as early as 2014, Forbes reported that 40% of the U.S. Workforce was made up of contingent workers. Traditionally, contingent workers are generally categorized as employees who don’t have full-time or “secure” jobs. Contingent…
5 Things to Know About Generation Z

5 Things to Know About Generation Z

Just when we think we’re starting to get a handle on the Millennials, Generation Z comes careening into the workforce. So, we need to reconsider all of the same questions; What are they like? What do they want? How can we hire them? How can we work with them? Many organizations have been hyper-focused on Millennials in the workforce for…
Becoming an Employer of Choice

Becoming an Employer of Choice

We have all listened with envy to the features and benefits of some of today’s most famous and coveted workplaces. From nap pods and gourmet food on the Google Campus, to small start-ups with trendy digs, beanbag chairs, and video games, it can be hard for traditional workplaces to attract and retain top talent. However, recently the more “old-school” organizations are…
Power of Pods: Teamwork in the Workplace

Power of Pods: Teamwork in the Workplace

Have you ever wondered how startup companies with 10 employees are able to move faster and produce more than some Fortune 500s? Well, it’s a lot easier to drive a go-cart than a semi-truck. As organizations grow, they shift from a team atmosphere with a shared focus to a group of siloed departments that struggle to communicate. In today’s unpredictable…
Choosing the Correct Communication Tool at Work

Choosing the Correct Communication Tool at Work

Often, the amount of conversations happening simultaneously across different mediums can make it difficult to execute simple tasks, stay focused during meetings, and process information. At any given time, employees at your organization are being bombarded with emails, text messages, phone calls, internal messaging apps, and more. Employees can often feel overwhelmed by the information overload caused by an always-connected…
Top 5 Priorities for CEOs in 2017

Top 5 Priorities for CEOs in 2017

As the new year begins, executives are starting to implement strategies that prioritize their critical initiatives for 2017. Recently, DATIS surveyed over 280 top executives in the Health and Human Services industry to identify industry trends and measure their impact, as well as identify organization’s priorities for 2017. As a preview to our full survey report that will be available…
4 Workforce Management Changes to Expect in 2017

4 Workforce Management Changes to Expect in 2017

As 2016 begins to wind down, executives are starting to reflect on the progress of the past year and look forward to upcoming workforce management changes. 2017 will be a milestone year for many reasons. Political shifts will bring uncertainty and potential regulation changes that could change the way we operate our businesses. Talent management will continue to be a…
Managing PRN Costs

Managing PRN Costs

Despite continued efforts of Health & Human Services organizations to reduce labor costs, the challenges of today’s workforce often complicate this objective. Many organizations are struggling with long recruiting cycles, high turnover, and an aging workforce. These factors make it difficult to balance staffing levels and costs. In this environment, many organizations are utilizing pools of PRNs, or on-call staff,…
Employees are High-Risk Assets: Protect Your Investment

Employees are High-Risk Assets: Protect Your Investment

Employees are most commonly referred to, in financial terms, as an organization’s largest expense.  While it is true that employee-related costs often account for 50-80% of operational expenses, this categorization ignores the true value of employees. In fact, human capital is an organization’s most valuable asset. Without employees, an organization lacks strategy, productivity, and ultimately, revenue. Executives that treat their…
The Drive Towards Digital

The Drive Towards Digital

New technological advances in the workplace are transforming organizations in terms of their systems, processes, and people. The digital age has arrived and organizations are now working to develop strategies to keep pace with the evolution of their industry. Success in the digital landscape will require a combination of many factors including innovative processes, engaged talent, and new business models.…