Programs can be good recruitment and retention tools and may help participants rethink how they work with other people.Read More
A high-tech company finds a high-tech solution for cross-cultural education.Read More
Sierra Atlantic's "take your parents to work" program is a recognition of the importance of family and parental guidance in Indian culture. It helps the company's recruiting efforts in a competitive market.Read More
As the world gets smaller, understanding country-specific differences becomes a business imperative. U.S.-based businesses operating on a global scale ramp up training to help employees better comprehend their international co-workers and customers.Read More
What are the likely advantages and disadvantages of promoting one of our internal staff members, as opposed to hiring from outside?
The Army's recruiting chief has made it his mission to line up private-and public-sector employers to participate in a program that connects recruits with companies they might work for after their service ends.Read More
The Army has to go beyond financial incentives in order to solve its manpower crisis, appealing to young people's values and life goals. The ways it's going about closing its enlistment gap hold valuable lessons for the private sector.Read More
A spate of high-profile crises forced Royal Dutch Shell to take a hard look at its management structure and how it cultivates talent. Fortunately, says global HR executive Rick Brown, the company found that it had a deep reserve of employee loyalty on which to build.Read More
I’ve been asked to create a professional-development curriculum plan for about 1,000 employees in seven cities. Internal training resources are limited but available in most of those locations. How do I determine a list of recommended classes, decide which courses to outsource vs. teach internally, calculate cost-benefit formulas, find appropriate training vendors and justify vendor costs?
HR strategy executive Garrett Walker explains how the company is working on recruiting the right people, providing the right development and efficiently matching people to projects.Read More