Recruiters take note: Baby boomers, Gen X and millennials are spending almost all their time job searching online instead of offline. Boomers turn to LinkedIn first, while Gen X and millennials are first using Google and Google Plus.Read More
The human capital management technology darling wants to raise $400 million in a stock offering that's the latest sign of how high profile—and competitive—the market has become.
The acquisition of work management tools could change the human resources software landscape.
Big Blue sees deal with talent management firm as part of 'big data,' social business strategy.Read More
While mobile device use in and outside of the office is still too new to know the long-term impact on employees, this reality holds true: Workplace injuries can leave your company at a competitive disadvantage.
The potential of a retaliation claim certainly ups the ante when terminating an employee who has complained about discrimination.Read More
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission should be championing confidential investigations, not signaling that they constitute a flagrant violation of Title VII.Read More
There's a looming battle between HR and procurement over who “owns” contingent labor. And I'm cheering on HR, for the sake of both companies and contingent workers.Read More
This awful catastrophe reminds us that we should view people as people, and not as colors, religions, or stereotypes.Read More
The “free-agent nation” is coming to fruition as never before. But many questions remain about what a more impermanent workforce will look like and how companies ought to manage contingent workers (temporary employees, contractors and independent consultants). To help answer those questions, Workforce Management in June surveyed 1,180 readers on the topic of contingent labor. We found that accessing specialized skills is a key factor in the growing use of contingents, quality concerns are central and companies are starting to develop strategies for becoming a client of choice for contingent workers. The survey captured the views of companies of varying sizes, though about 55 percent of respondents were from firms with one to 500 employees. Roughly three-quarters of respondents work at organizations based in the United States, but all regions of the world were represented. See the results of the survey.Read More