It marks the latest large-scale acquisition for Tokyo-based Recruit, and will result in Advantage Resourcing divesting most of its non-Japanese operations.Read More
While politicians and pundits fret about unemployment and underemployment rates, growing numbers of employees are under pressure to do more. The resulting “work-more economy” threatens not just workers' sanity but companies' long-term success.Read More
The acquisition is part of the company's 'Smarter Commerce' initiative begun in March 2011 and aimed at helping companies respond to shifting customer buying patterns.
On an individual level, employees who have suddenly gone from Joe Blow to King Midas may have serious problems coping with the change. Experts call it ‘sudden wealth syndrome.'Read More
Experts predict that the hiring drought, which has overtaken the U.S. employment landscape over the past few years, will continue in 2012 as companies are still cautious about the recovery.Read More
For its creative new workforce management system, Telus is the 2011 winner of the Optimas Award for Competitive Advantage.Read More
Companies this past year began hiring replacements for laid-off workers, but the percentage hiring for new jobs took a nosedive.Read More
The Chicago-based website offering deep discounts on local businesses has been more aggressive in doing performance reviews, starting earlier this year. It raised quotas and began holding employees more accountable to those targets and forcing out those who couldn't hit them.Read More
Rather than enabling our employees to innovate, our management tends to stand in their way. They would rather exert tight-fisted control over employees. This makes for a work environment that isn't conducive for strategic innovation; we are unable to keep enthusiastic and talented people. How could I persuade management to drop its hierarchical approach so that employees are encouraged to initiate projects that help the company?Read More
What is the No. 1 HR metric we should be reporting to our CEO?
—The Most Important Thing, product manager, software/services, Quebec