Companies across the city ask their employees to raise money and bring canned goods and clothing. Those affected by the storm, including teachers and firefighters, get invitations.
In the spirit of giving, you can help folks at small businesses—and they may be able to give back to you.Read More
The hard truth about innovation is that it generally is not an overnight phenomenon. Try more like 2,000 days and nights.Read More
Vice president of human resources and community relations, Harrah's New Orleans
The FCPA, a federal law with criminal and civil penalties jointly enforced by the U.S. Department of Justice and the SEC, punishes foreign bribery, inaccurate financial records and inadequate controls.Read More
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
How could we apply the principles of human resources management to behave and operate just like a for-profit business?
—Battling Uphill, HR manager, education, Karlstad, Sweden
Our organization has four generations in our workplace. We need to change the way we deliver training and development so that our learners are engaged, interested and eager to apply their knowledge to their work. (Sometimes I see younger workers bored with the training and reading their portable devices rather than paying attention to the lecture.) As we design and deliver training, what steps should we take to achieve this objective, recognizing that different generations may learn differently?
—Generation Gap, health and safety officer, government, TorontoRead More
Skip the clerical work. Bring on the client meetings, mentoring and day-to-day business.Read More
Businesses have a lot to learn about the intersection between social media and the workplace. Yet, companies are not necessarily at fault for being behind the eight ball on these issues. The reality is that the technology is evolving more quickly than businesses can keep up with the resulting issues.Read More