Why women with kids are having a harder time finding work.Read More
Performance evaluation “is a nationwide issue—and it's an issue that is not going away,” said Norm Solomon, a professor of management at Fairfield University in Connecticut. “I don't think anybody should be surprised that this issue is coming to the fore. The key thing to any evaluation system, particularly in a collective bargaining situation, is to have some buy-in by the union, a sense that this is fair."Read More
Three people management pearls of wisdom from the NFL's first week.Read More
Big Blue doesn't see talent management as big. Or at least not as big as data mining and social networking. And I'd say IBM is right.Read More
How do we determine a healthy level of turnover in our organization?
—Number, Please, human resources consultant, manufacturing, Solihull, England
Until now, in recent decades, General Motors has peopled its new factories mostly from banks of laid-off workers and employee transfers from other locations. GM is now forecasting enough manufacturing expansion to require large-scale employee recruitment.Read More
How DreamWorks Animation created a work world that captures the imagination of its employees through perks designed to reduce stress.
After an orientation, employees spend four to eight weeks training on the company's proprietary software. Then within their first 60 days, they attend a “welcome session,” hosted by CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg. Read More
The CYA Report podcast is a partnership between Workforce Management and Fistful of Talent. In this special edition, Workforce Management contributors Ed Frauenheim and Kris Dunn discuss the growing need to show contingent workers more love. Read More
Google's plan to move Motorola Mobility Inc. from the suburbs into the city's largest office building cements the River North neighborhood as the center of a tech scene that has been gathering momentum for a decade.