Sadly, some business leaders pooh-poohed the call for payroll tax relief and a tax credit for hiring the long-term unemployed with what amounted to a kind of whining. Let's hope the employer community reacts more positively to the president's safety net legislation.Read More
In an essay based on their new book, Workforce Management senior editor Ed Frauenheim and his co-authors, Laurie Bassi and Dan McMurrer, say workplaces must be at once caring, exacting, and stirring in the emerging "Worthiness Era."
While cash incentives are still king in the tech scene, more and more companies are turning to social media as a tool to source and recruit talent.Read More
The announcement was made across the street from the Las Vegas Convention Center where the world’s largest HR professional association is holding its 63rd annual conference from June 26 to 29.Read More
As executives are laid off or choose to leave the corporate world, not-for-profit organizations are taking advantage of a rare opportunity to snap up some of the best talent to be had.Read More
During the days of the 'war for talent' a few years back, many stressed-out companies boosted pay and bonuses to try to retain top talent. But that strategy is less appealing amid the global recession. We're in the same boat, and wonder: Which retention tools/methods could help us keep our best and brightest employees?
Event Calendar July—September, 2009Read More