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.Read More
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."Read More
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
The alliance is aimed at driving recruitment process outsourcing and managed service provider solutions, as well as retained executive search and talent advisory services.Read More
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. Read More
Surprising resilience, as employment rolls rise 2 percent in 12 months. Hot area: compliance.Read More
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.
"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.