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Caught on Video: Companies Use Audiovisual Methods To Reel in Candidates

July 22, 2014
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Thanks to YouTube, Skype and the fact that most employees have a video camera on their smartphone, live and recorded video have become popular tools for HR practitioners
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Norm Kamikow, Workforce's Editor-in-Chief, Dies at Age 70

July 21, 2014
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Kamikow was an industry leader who worked to elevate the human capital profession and served as personal inspiration for many.
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Don’t Ignore Low-Performers

July 18, 2014
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Poor performers may be the result of mismatched skills, not a lack of talent. Better management can fix the issue.
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Making ‘Benefits Information Amnesia’ a Distant Memory

July 15, 2014
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Here are three ideas on how to make benefits communication more effective.
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Found in Translation: Job Applications Go Mobile, Multilingual

July 14, 2014
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New software can help employers make the application process more accessible for valuable bilingual candidates.
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Is Diversity a Science or an Art?

July 11, 2014
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There’s more than one way to recruit a diverse workforce, and the most successful companies have done so by developing and then perfecting their own methods.
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Can a Development Plan Reduce Turnover?

July 10, 2014
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Our company is coping with average turnover of 40 percent. Could HR make a development plan that effectively reverses this trend?

— Failure to Communicate, telecommunications, Santiago, Chile


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How Do We Build Acceptance of Younger Managers?

July 10, 2014
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We have some fast-rising young managers — some homegrown, some hired externally — who are faced with leading mixed work teams that sometimes include co-workers who are older than they are. This presents an interesting dynamic and we are trying to help these managers build respect and credibility with subordinates who are of an older generation.

— Generation Gap, Santa Monica, California


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How Do I Set Up an Onboarding Program?

July 8, 2014
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I am overseeing the inception of an online onboarding/orientation site for new employees. How do I gather peer-reviewed information/suggestions to complete the project (we need to have it up and running by September 2014)? What are the characteristics of a successful implementation and, conversely, what challenges are we most likely to encounter? Are there any good case studies or user examples of how this can be done successfully?

— Still Learning, Education, Manchester, New Hampshire


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Special Report: Relocation Sector Keeps Moving Right Along

July 3, 2014
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Relocation service providers saw an increase in moves last year and predict another year of growth and development.
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