While horror stories exist, in some cases private equity takeovers can lead to healthy updates to management methods and practices.
How do we know if our first-year attrition rate is healthy? We have sources to compare overall attrition, but have not found a benchmark for attrition during the first year of employment.
—Turnover Tension, manufacturing/production, Manassas, VirginiaRead More
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
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