Seventy percent of employees who use personal devices at work are using a smartphone, and of those employees, more than one-third bring them to work either without the knowledge of their IT department, or in spite of an outright corporate ban on personal devices in the workplace. These numbers mean that a bring-your-own-device program is no longer an option, but should be required.Read More
How should our HR department be using big data? And how do we begin?
—HR senior consultant, services, Abu DhabiRead More
New York is the latest to approve a paid-sick-leave measure, although opponents say such laws raise business costs, which could prevent them from hiring new workers or even trigger layoffs.Read More
Workforce revisits a story we did five years ago on the HR profession's largest association--the Society for Human Resource Management. We found that while SHRM members are generally happy with the organization, some critics still take issue with SHRM's direction.Read More
Flexspace offices are changing the way people work to promote collaboration and interaction.Read More
My real hope for you is that, like my first conference experience, you'll create lasting relationships while at SHRM.Read More
The opening session scheduled for Sunday, June 16, also features journalist and CNN host Fareed Zakaria.Read More
We have implemented lean-management and it has worked well for us. It is strongly supported and maintained. We are a print company of 40 people. How much time per week should we spend keeping tabs on our lean-management processes?
—Staying Lean, publishing/communications, Onalaska, Wisconsin
The water's fine in the social media pool, but many companies are still afraid to allow workers to dive in. Experts say employers should take the social media plunge to buoy their brand and improve productivity.Read More
Health care providers, which see their employees as 'role models and advisers to patients,' are among the organizations requiring tobacco testing for new hires.Read More