Purcell Tire & Rubber Co. said it will contest citations from the Mine Safety & Health Administration over the Oct. 28, 2011, death of a mining tire technician at the Newmont USAgold mine in Carlin, Nevada.Read More
Under SHRM's draft human capital metrics standard, companies would report on topics including spending on training and development, ability to retain talent, leadership quality and employee engagement.
The company's short-range goal is to use coaching to boost the bottom line through cost savings and more efficient operations. Longer term, it's hoped that coaching will supplant the annual ritual of performance reviews.
As head of the Workforce Educational Organization's academic advisory committee, Susan Lambert is helping to shape its professional certification on scheduling and other workforce management matters to take into account employer and employee views.
To me, the WEO is a good example of an all-win approach. We need more business and professional organizations with this sort of inclusive vision.Read More
Many companies are struggling to combat the severe shortage of skilled manufacturing employees and fierce competition for those available for hire. Some firms have taken matters into their own hands, linking up with community colleges to develop fresh talent.
With IT employment at an all-time high, finding skilled IT workers could present a challenge to health care organizations mandated to implement ICD-10 Codes. Read More
Health care organizations are partnering with universities and other learning institutes to train the next generation of information technology employees. University of California, San Diego, Extension has partnered with the region's health care providers to train and grow their own coders.
You can't bring secret shoppers into your workplace to test how well managers and supervisors are following the rules—at least not unless you want to completely destroy workplace relationships.Read More