When many people envision digital startups, they think of young, would-be Mark Zuckerbergs in hoodies and T-shirts spending late nights coding at a company with a name that's missing a vowel. There is, however, a small but growing number of over-forties trying their hand at Web 2.0 entrepreneurship.Read More
Savings totals are being crimped by lower wages and the time they've spent outside the workforce.
Among millennials, the love affair with the automobile is turning chilly.
What best practices do leading companies apply when managing a multigenerational workforce?
—Generation Gaps, HR project manager, Canberra, Australia
In ordering an employee's termination, the owner of Hawaii Healthcare allegedly told a manager that the employee 'looks old,' 'sounds old on the telephone,' and is 'like a bag of bones.'
There's a small but growing number of recent journalism-school graduates who are eschewing conventional career paths to newspapers, magazines and even internships and choosing instead to launch their own digital startups.Read More
A new TV show set to air this fall joins a growing lineup of workplace shows aimed at the millennial generation. Just be careful which one you choose to hover over in your parental helicopter.Read More
Most management books will tell you that culture change is extremely difficult and takes a long time. While that is often true, I know firsthand that culture can change almost overnight.Read More
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
To celebrate Workforce Management's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This installment examines generational issues in the workforce in the 1950s and today. Next month, we look at the 1960s and the civil rights movement.Read More