Despite their agreement on the importance of onboarding programs, 57 percent of IT leaders say they have a formal, strategic onboarding plan less than 20 percent of the time, while just 18 percent of IT professionals say sufficient attention is given to developing a strong onboarding program.
Excessive fear regarding the misclassification of workers and resulting liability can lead organizations to distance themselves unnecessarily from contractors and temps. The result is bad for both companies and contingents.Read More
A new survey by the job board giant sees a spike in temporary hires but also found that employers plan to hire more permanent, full-time employees.Read More
I'm sure you have star employees without whom your business would suffer. Yet, do you know if they are content with their job? Or, do they feel underpaid, under-appreciated, or overworked? Tomorrow, one could walk out the door.Read More
Our organization would like to implement cross-training in light of a large number of seasoned employees who are approaching retirement. How can we go about keeping these experienced folks on as consultants after they retire? What is the key to making this solution work?
—Training and Retaining, human resources director, services, Colton, California
Surprising resilience, as employment rolls rise 2 percent in 12 months. Hot area: compliance.Read More
Why companies have to love their contingents, not just abide by the law and use them to cut labor costs.Read More
A new Robert Half study also showed that employers may be warming up to such perks, with 75 percent of human resources managers saying their company offers flexible schedules during the summerRead More
As part of our 90th anniversary, Workforce Management is talking to some of the people and organizations that have influenced today's workplace. In this installment, Workforce Management senior editor Ed Frauenheim talks with Vineet Nayar—the CEO of India-based HCL Technologies who pioneered the ‘Employee First, Customer Second' management philosophy—about the evolution of outsourcing to India and where U.S. companies fail when it comes to outsourcing. Nayar helped lead the offshore outsourcing charge, which has changed workforce management worldwide.Read More