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 pioneering work in using analytics to manage workforce issues, ATK is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Innovation.
Auto dealers are moving toward a more flexible, more enjoyable, less rule-restricted workplace—in hopes of keeping staffs content and motivated enough to stay on the job.Read More
To celebrate Workforce's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This month, we look at the evolution of the “employment deal” between employers and employees. In December, we will switch gears and stop looking at the past and start looking toward the future. Read More
A technology firm and a supermarket chain are among companies that validate a recent report that found that proper management techniques push companies from good to great.
A riot in China and new feedback software show dignity is on the march. And it is shaping workplaces around the globe.Read More
Why women with kids are having a harder time finding work.
Giving reps stay bonuses while a broker-dealer was on the block was considered highly unusual at the time but also a smart way to keep brokers from leaving before a sale was announced.Read More
Just 76 percent of organizations surveyed say they are successful at retaining star talent yet stubbornly high unemployment has lulled companies into believing they no longer need to be aggressive in recruiting and retention, according to a Sibson study.Read More
How do we determine a healthy level of turnover in our organization?
—Number, Please, human resources consultant, manufacturing, Solihull, England