As part of our 90th anniversary, Workforce Management is talking to some of the people and organizations that helped influence today's workplace. In this installment, Workforce Management senior editor Ed Frauenheim speaks with Jim Quigley, a senior partner at Deloitte and the former CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, about both the way accounting firms came to excel as great places to work and his new book about leadership, "As One."Read More
The Golden State Warriors pro basketball team is about the last place you'd expect to find lessons about smart workforce management. But despite years of lackluster performance and a losing record so far this season, the franchise has some surprising insights to offer. Read More
Two garbage workers in British Columbia say they were fired because they complained publicly about a surveillance camera being installed in their truck.Read More
A Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society survey found that almost 90 percent of respondents plan to complete their conversion to the new federally mandated ICD-10 medical codes used to report medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures by the Oct. 31, 2013, deadline.Read More
I’m writing this blog as I sit in a cavernous auditorium with 14 other Georgia attorneys. The lawyer in front of me is doing a crossword puzzle; the lawyer to his left is scanning her Kindle Fire. Several are sending emails; one’s reading a crime novel, another, a newspaper. One is soundly asleep.
On an annual basis, IT jobs were up 3.4 percent in 2011, more than double the rate of growth that IT employment experienced in 2010 of 1.5 percent. Read More
The guide focuses on helping workers learn about a range of in-demand and emerging jobs, as well as job training opportunities and career development tools, the agency said.
Moving from the showroom to the Internet desk can be a tough transition for a salesperson. Internet car sales require a different skill set from showroom car sales. But if a salesperson succeeds, the payoff is sizable.
The executive director of the not-for-profit group Blue Green Alliance is an advocate for renewable energy, recycling and energy efficiency, all things he says will help push our overall economy forward.Read More