People are working less. Who and why? The ADP Research Institute’s Data Lab has the answer behind this new trend.

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February 26, 2024

MainStreet Macro: The shrinking work week

Are you working fewer hours now than you did before the pandemic? If the answer is yes, you have a lot of company.
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People with no intent to leave their employer are more likely to see HR as a net positive.
People with no intent to leave their employer are more likely to see HR as a net positive.

January 9, 2024

Want to boost HR’s value proposition? There’s an app for that

by Mary Hayes, Ph.D.Jared Northup

HR departments have many responsibilities that affect the employee experience - and some of these may lead to greater retention.
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A bar chart that uses data from ADP show that since the pandemic began, fewer nurses who switch jobs lands in health care. Many are taking administrative and support service positions.
A bar chart that uses data from ADP show that since the pandemic began, fewer nurses who switch jobs lands in health care. Many are taking administrative and support service positions.

December 12, 2023

Nurses are leaving the profession. Where are they going? 

by Sam Adieze

In this post, we look at where nurses go when they quit the profession.
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Percentage of workers in the process of leaving by student debt load
Percentage of workers in the process of leaving by student debt load

November 14, 2023

Employers and student debt

by Mary Hayes, Ph.D.

Student loan payments are back. Here’s why employers need to pay attention.
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November 14, 2023

How ADPRI investigated the impact of student loans on the world of work

by Mary Hayes, Ph.D.Jared Northup

Knowing that interest on student loan debt would begin accruing again in September, with payments coming due in October, we added six new items to our monthly pulse survey.
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ADP Research Institute Employee Motivation and Commitment Index by gender and age group
ADP Research Institute Employee Motivation and Commitment Index by gender and age group

October 25, 2023

Gender differences in the EMC Index

by Mary Hayes, Ph.D.Jared Northup

We use our EMC Index to explore how employee motivation and commitment vary between men and women.
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ADP Research Institute Employee Motivation and Commitment Index by industry over time
ADP Research Institute Employee Motivation and Commitment Index by industry over time

October 25, 2023

An industry dive into the EMC Index

by Mary Hayes, Ph.D.Jared Northup

We use our EMC Index to dive deep into how employee motivation and commitment vary by industry.
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September 6, 2023

Today at Work: Promotion impact analysis

by Ben Hanowell

Research questions and technical notes

In the September issue of Today at Work, we examined employee motivation and commitment to their employer. My colleagues Dr. Mary Hayes and Jared Northup developed a tool – the EMC Index – to measure those aspects of worker sentiment, a project described ...

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A line chart showing that the HR staffing ratio rose between 2018 and April 2023
A line chart showing that the HR staffing ratio rose between 2018 and April 2023

August 9, 2023

HR: How much is too much — or too little?

by Jeff Nezaj

We wondered whether HR offices were growing or shrinking, and whether beefed-up HR staffing has an effect on employee turnover. To find out, we use ADP data to look at HR staffing levels going back to 2018.
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