Skip the clerical work. Bring on the client meetings, mentoring and day-to-day business.Read More
Looking to leverage the technical and leadership skills of military personnel, three in 10 hope to fill information technology positions with veterans.Read More
Monster announced the restructuring Nov. 8 as it also reported third-quarter results with third-quarter revenue of $221.7 million, down 10.8 from $248.6 million in the same quarter last year. Read More
One organization's data shows that health-related productivity losses cost U.S. employers $227 billion annually. Whirlpool officials are striving to reduce one component, called presenteeism, by providing employees with better mental and physical support at the work site.
Oakland, California-based research firm Bersin & Associates says companies with a sophisticated approach to employee development averaged three times higher revenue growth from 2008 to 2011.
Recruiters across industries know that referrals generally deliver the best candidates, and now thanks to social media sites, they are cheaper and easier to find.
Over the past several months, software vendors across the industry have announced social-recruiting releases and acquisitions.
We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Optimas Awards for exemplary achievements in workforce management. It has been a challenging time for many of our winners, which have found innovative ways to do more with less and meet the demands of a changing economy head on. For A to Z Machine Co., a manufacturer based in Wisconsin, the dearth of skilled workers led company leaders to partner with local high schools in promoting a youth apprenticeship program.
At Sodexo Inc., where diversity is a top priority, the fact that most minorities access the Internet through their phones sparked the development of a job-search mobile phone app. Another Optimas winner, Etisalat Misr, Egypt's third-largest mobile network operator, managed to both cut costs and improve morale during a time of political and economic turmoil.
This year's winner for General Excellence is ChildNet, a not-for-profit child-welfare agency in Florida that accomplished a dramatic turnaround in its culture and finances thanks to a series of initiatives to improve employee morale.
We congratulate all the winners for their efforts and their bottom-line results, and we encourage companies with innovative workplace management strategies to enter next year's Optimas competition. Read More
The San Francisco team's World Series triumph has lessons that go beyond the ballpark.Read More