August 25, 2014
One World, One Workforce
By Fay Hansen
|Finding, developing and keeping talent is a global business challenge. This report looks at how leading companies accomplish their workforce goals.|
The Last Word
On the skids in Detroit
Unions and management
| In the Mail |
Sullivan's motivation model
Readers comment on Dr. John Sullivan's new column.
The High Cost of Verification
Employer tab for immigration status checks put $10 to $50 per employee. Fighting for the high ground: Wal-Mart brings Andrew Young to its battle with labor unions. Data Bank: The case for training. Hot List: Top HR consultants. And more.
| Retirement Benefits |
A warming trend at aerospace corp.
The company needed to revive its long-frozen defined-benefit program to attract and retain engineers and other skilled workers. The challenge was switching without sending costs into the stratosphere.
Oil-sands boom fueling perks
From air commuting to housing assistance, firms are spending big to draw workers to Alberta’s hinterlands. There are attempts to keep labor costs under control.
H-1B Visa limits bearing down
Observers say firms are being forced to drop key projects or offshore more work. A proposal to raise the cap on H-1B visas could provide a measure of relief