October 24, 2014
Building a Strong Bench
By Bridget Mintz Testa
|National Oilwell Varco came up with a novel recruiting and development program that trains candidates in a wide range of company assignments. And then comes draft day ...|
Many Lines, One Mission
By Jessica Marquez
|Jeremy Farmer, Aon’s senior VP for human resources, was responsible for helping to build a unified culture out of Aon’s fragmented lines of business.|
The Last Word
Lessons in leadership
| In the Mail |
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From our readers
First Buyouts, Now Temps
As a buyout deadline nears, GM hires temps to stem production shortfalls. A Tanker-size Data Spill: The theft of VA data on service members is a wake-up for organizations. Backlashing: The SEC isn't done with rule revisions. Blame the backdating scandal. Hot List: Top training providers. And more.
| Technology |
Pinning down HR tech basics
Strategic uses of applications elude many companies. Blame bad data, non-standard HR metrics and problematic HRMS integrations.
Strategies for search firms
As employers spend more dollars on search, they should set up a plan for vendor management before engaging a firm.
Tapping into virtual workspaces
U.S. employers’ international expansion is raising demand for overseas background checks. But such screenings can be challenging and tend to take longer than domestic screenings.