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Survey Finds Many Working Parents Fear Job Loss or Being Penalized During Covid-19

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 5:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --More than half of working parents fear being a parent is a strike against them in the workplace during Covid-19.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --More than half of working parents fear being a parent is a strike against them in the workplace during Covid-19.
  • According to the new Catalyst-CNBC survey, "The Impact of Covid-19 on Working Parents," nearly 40% of working parents say that their employer does not have enough benefits for parents to support blended or virtual learning amidst the uncertainty of students of all ages returning to school.
  • Nearly half (49%) of working mothers and 39% of working fathers say they are not aware of any employer plans to help with childcare.
  • The study surveyed 1,000 US adults (from entry-level employees to executives) who are currently working and are parents of school children, ages 5-18.

oXya named to "Best Place to Work" in New Jersey for the fourth year in a row

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 4:16pm

"oXya is honored to once again be named by NJBIZ as a Best Place to Work", says Melchior du Boullay, Managing Director, Americas, at oXya.

Key Points: 
  • "oXya is honored to once again be named by NJBIZ as a Best Place to Work", says Melchior du Boullay, Managing Director, Americas, at oXya.
  • We have won four years in a row because we have the best employees, managers, and leaders that any company could ask for.
  • Each one of our wonderful employees makes oXya the best that we can be, and a best place to work.
  • These features lead to an astounding 99% of oXya customers being fully satisfied with oXya services (Summer 2018 results).

Realogy Named A Great Place to Work® for Third Consecutive Year

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 4:00pm

For the third consecutive year, Realogy has achieved the Great Place to Work designation as a direct result of employee feedback.

Key Points: 
  • For the third consecutive year, Realogy has achieved the Great Place to Work designation as a direct result of employee feedback.
  • Most respondents 83 percent rated Realogy overall as a "Great Place to Work, taking everything into account."
  • "We congratulate Realogy on its Certification," said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Vice President of Best Workplace ListResearch at Great Place to Work Institute.
  • To learn more, visit greatplacetowork.com , listen to the podcast Better by Great Place to Work , and read " A Great Place to Work for All.

5% of Organizations Say They Had Implemented Workforce Transformation Required to Address Disruption Before the Pandemic, SilkRoad Technology and Human Capital Media Group Survey Reveals

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 3:00pm

The research, entitled How Organizations Can Achieve Resilience Amidst Disruption, uncovered that before the COVID-19 pandemic, almost all organizations had not enacted workforce transformation strategies that would have addressed disruption.

Key Points: 
  • The research, entitled How Organizations Can Achieve Resilience Amidst Disruption, uncovered that before the COVID-19 pandemic, almost all organizations had not enacted workforce transformation strategies that would have addressed disruption.
  • Other key takeaways from the report include:
    Over 60% of organizations believed disruption was coming from changes in technology or changes in competitive landscapes or marketplaces.
  • 63% of organizations believe increased agility is a workforce change that is needed to meet operational challenges.
  • Before the pandemic, less than half (48%) of organizations felt HR was prepared to manage a workforce transformation.

66% of Engineering Leaders Indicate Remote Work is Here to Stay

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 3:06pm

An accelerated shift to permanent remote work allows engineering leaders to rethink their staffing strategies, tapping more global resources, which can increase productivity and cultural diversity.

Key Points: 
  • An accelerated shift to permanent remote work allows engineering leaders to rethink their staffing strategies, tapping more global resources, which can increase productivity and cultural diversity.
  • This data shows that engineering leaders have realized that they can maintain productivity while simultaneously unlocking a global talent pool.
  • Major findings of Andelas Remote Engineering Survey:
    Prior to Covid, 13% of engineering teams were fully remote.
  • 66% of engineering teams believe they will continue to allow remote work after the threat of Covid-19 has subsided.

Remote Work Set to Nearly Triple in the Post-COVID World, According to XpertHR's Survey on Employer Response to COVID-19

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 1:52pm

The survey sheds more light on the economic devastation caused by the novel coronavirus, as employers noted several ways they have cut labor costs due to the pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • The survey sheds more light on the economic devastation caused by the novel coronavirus, as employers noted several ways they have cut labor costs due to the pandemic.
  • (The survey asked about several labor cost adjustments, and respondents could choose more than one.)
  • XpertHR's Survey on Employer Response to COVID-19 was conducted from July 28, 2020, to August 14, 2020, and published on September 11, 2020.
  • The survey report covers several topics, including workplace safety, remote work, labor cost adjustments, employee performance, employee wellness, and emergency preparedness planning.

Avocor Announces Three New 55" Displays Ideal for Collaborating at Work, Schools or Home

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 1:31pm

"The impact of COVID has made the need to be connected inside and outside of the four walls of businesses and schools absolutely critical.

Key Points: 
  • "The impact of COVID has made the need to be connected inside and outside of the four walls of businesses and schools absolutely critical.
  • Avocor' new 55-inch display solutions address this profound need," said Scott Hix, CEO Avocor.
  • Avocor is the perfect solution for productive face-to-face meetings and are the ideal way to communicate and collaborate from offices, classrooms, small meeting rooms and huddle spaces.
  • And beyond teamwork and collaborating, Avocor displays are ideal to support ongoing training and certifications for remote and dispersed teams.

Battling Digital Overload, Over Half of U.S. Remote Workers Report Increased Reliance on Analog Tools

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 2:00pm

As offices have moved online, the findings reveal a surprising trend: the more digital-first the workplace, the more workers rely on analog tools - like paper and printers - to mitigate screen fatigue and digital overload.

Key Points: 
  • As offices have moved online, the findings reveal a surprising trend: the more digital-first the workplace, the more workers rely on analog tools - like paper and printers - to mitigate screen fatigue and digital overload.
  • The report contributes to research on the long-term impact of remote work and helps companies understand their workforces evolving needs.
  • It turns out that Gen Z copes better than millennials, with 53% of 18-23 year olds reporting increased digital overload at home, compared to 77% of 24-39 year olds.
  • Even more important, workers pair analog and digital tools to help stay focused.

CloudBees-Commissioned Report by Accelerated Strategies Group Highlights Impacts of COVID-19 on Software Delivery

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 1:30pm

The report is based on responses from 347 technology professionals around the globe about the impact of the pandemic on software delivery.

Key Points: 
  • The report is based on responses from 347 technology professionals around the globe about the impact of the pandemic on software delivery.
  • An interesting finding identified in the report is that virtual work is helping software teams become more productive.
  • CloudBees engaged Accelerated Strategies Group (ASG) to determine whether the COVID-19 restrictions had forced organizations to change their use of tools for remote work as well as what kind of impact the pandemic was having on software delivery teams.
  • CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, provides the industrys leading DevOps technology platform.

Research Reveals that 75% of AppSec Practitioners See a Growing Cultural Divide Between AppSec and Developers

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 1:30pm

According to the study, 75% of AppSec practitioners and 49% of developers believe there is a cultural divide between their respective teams.

Key Points: 
  • According to the study, 75% of AppSec practitioners and 49% of developers believe there is a cultural divide between their respective teams.
  • The research, conducted by Ponemon Institute, surveyed 581 security practitioners and 549 developers on the cultural divide, its implications, the impact of COVID-19 and teleworking on the divide, and how to bridge the divide.
  • The findings of the research highlight both the software delivery and security impacts resulting from the cultural divide across AppSec and developer teams.
  • To download a copy of the Revealing the Cultural Divide between Application Security and Developers research report, visit: https://go.zeronorth.io/PonemonZNReport .