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Worker Social Media Usage High in the Workplace, Survey Shows

October 3, 2012
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Of the employees surveyed by talent management software-maker SilkRoad, 43 percent worked for organizations that allowed total access to social media, 24 percent said access was monitored, and 16 percent had social media access blocked by their employer.
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Chicago Teachers Strike Could Offer a Lesson on Performance Evaluations

September 13, 2012
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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."
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Woodbury Reps Set to Cash In: Recruiters

August 23, 2012
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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.
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Companies Can Name Their Stars but Struggle to Retain Them

August 14, 2012
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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.
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Staffing Firms Announce Strategic Partnerships

August 7, 2012
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The alliance is aimed at driving recruitment process outsourcing and managed service provider solutions, as well as retained executive search and talent advisory services.
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Podcast: Creating a New Contingent Culture

August 3, 2012
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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.
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Auto Industry Execs: We're Hiring

July 25, 2012
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Yahoo PR Head Out in Wake of CEO Scott Thompson's Exit, Source Says

May 14, 2012
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Amanda Pires joined her former boss in mid-April, replacing former communications chief Eric Brown. She's now leaving, according to a person familiar with the matter. Her Yahoo cellphone number has been disconnected, and Pires did not return messages sent to her through LinkedIn and Facebook.
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General Motors CEO Dan Akerson Reveals His Succession Preference

April 24, 2012
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"My preference would be for it to be an internal candidate just because as you might expect, in any company in any industry, it's less disruptive," GM CEO Dan Akerson said in Beijing during his keynote address at the 2012 Automotive News China Conference.
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