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
Startup software company RescueTime is part of “personal analytics” movement.Read More
The last decade has seen lots of changes in human resources. Looking back, it seems hard to predict that social media and other emerging trends would have taken hold. What's in store for the future of human resources and are there steps our HR organization should take to prepare?
—Looking Backward So We Can Move Forward, HR consultant, technical services, Columbus, Georgia