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Siri Says: It's Time to Get to Work

February 24, 2012
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As companies warm up to Apple's voice-controlled assistant, apps are appearing on iTunes, and rival software from Google and Microsoft are in the works.
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Five Ways to Use Siri at Work

February 24, 2012
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The iPhone 4S voice-activated assistant can make calls, schedule appointments and a lot more.
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IT Employment Hits All-Time High

February 8, 2012
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On an annual basis, IT jobs were up 3.4 percent in 2011, more than double the rate of growth that IT employment experienced in 2010 of 1.5 percent.
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Selling Cars Online Is More than a Typical Sales Job

February 2, 2012
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Moving from the showroom to the Internet desk can be a tough transition for a salesperson. Internet car sales require a different skill set from showroom car sales. But if a salesperson succeeds, the payoff is sizable.
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Former Groupon Employees Countersue Over Contract Terms

January 27, 2012
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The countersuit, filed Jan. 25, reveals an increasingly testy relationship between two high-profile Internet players: Google, the king of search advertising, based in Mountain View, California, and Chicago-based Groupon, the leader in the new online-advertising business with daily deals.
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Nurse's Wrongful Termination Based on Facebook Post May Proceed, District Court Rules

January 19, 2012
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An employee's complaints about working conditions, even where made public such as on a Facebook post, may be protected by state law and form the grounds for wrongful discharge.
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2012 HR Technology Forecast

January 11, 2012
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The new year will usher in more cloud-based apps, 'bring your own device' policies and merger and acquisition deals for tech vendors.
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HCM Vendor Scene Heats Up

January 11, 2012
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Industry watchers predict a year of HR tech vendor deals in the wake of SAP's SuccessFactors acquisition.
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Face It: Parting Is Such Tweet Sorrow

December 31, 2011
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We've been waiting for a case like this: a lawsuit in the U.S. over who owns a Twitter account, and over the related question of how much a social media “follower” is worth. The results of the case between mobile phone news site PhoneDog and a former worker could help clarify tricky issues around social media portability.
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Retiring Minds Want to Know: Technology Helps Assess Retirement Benefits

December 28, 2011
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Interactive online tools such as videos, chats and blogs designed to encourage employees to invest more than the default minimum in their 401(k) plans have become increasingly common.
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