Human resources director, ID Media Inc., New York
Leaders at Big Blue and elsewhere could blush a deep pink if Tom Vines is correct about where performance management, crowdsourcing and social media are heading.Read More
The San Francisco team's World Series triumph has lessons that go beyond the ballpark.Read More
For empowering employees to shape their own careers and identify opportunities for development, Veterans Affairs Learning University is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Service.
For its creative People First initiative designed to engage employees and drive business growth, Safelite AutoGlass is the winner of the 2012 Optimas Award for Competitive Advantage.Read More
For the company's business success, Etisalat Misr is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Financial Impact.Read More
How do we make abstract ideas concrete, such as commitment, ability, innovation, loyalty and so on? Is it a matter of building better job competencies? Better job descriptions? We know our employees work hard, care about the company and strive to do well, but measuring these concepts in a concrete way is a challenge for us.
—In Search of Answers, construction/industrial, Parsippany, New Jersey
What is the difference between top performers and critical performers, if any?
—Taking Stock, wholesale trade, Seattle
Congressional staff members and 25 members of Congress participated in a SHRM survey, which found that 55 percent feel that ‘flexibility to balance work and life issues’ is very important, but only 26 percent are very satisfied with the flexibility in their own workplace.Read More
But a deeper lesson of new research is that everyone can be more socially savvy.Read More