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
Just 29 percent of veterans were confident about finding work that suited them, notes a May index released by Monster, down from 44 percent in November.Read More
Seventy-one percent of employers hiring this summer add that they'll be considering some hires for permanent positions.Read More
What is the difference between workforce planning and succession planning?
—Perplexed Recruitment Specialist, government, Hamilton, Ontario
Auto Dealer Joel Higley advertised for a service technician 10 years ago. He didn't get one application. The stinging memory of that experience prompted Higley to get involved in a nearby vocational technology school to recruit a homegrown work force.
Outsiders said such changes in management were to be expected in a company that has evolved over the past decade from a closely held, private firm to a publicly traded company with a market capitalization of $4 billion.
Thirty-four percent of hiring managers and human resources professionals said they found information on social media that caused them not to hire a candidate. Read More
Globally, 66 percent of workers plan to seek new jobs in the next two years, according to the Kelly survey.Read More
Not only can dealers get one-time tax credits ranging from $2,400 to $9,600 for hiring veterans, but recruiters and dealers say many veterans have attributes that make them strong job candidates.Read More
Is outsourcing your IT upkeep right for your company—and if so, how can you find the right consultant? Here are some key questions to consider.Read More