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The Last Word: Tossed Salad Insults

April 7, 2014
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Kidding a colleague who opts for a salad over a sloppy joe — even if it’s all in good-natured fun — is still in bad taste.
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By the Numbers, April 2014

April 7, 2014
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Here comes the sun; overlooked concerns; civilian jobs for vets; global Gen Y.
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People Moves, April 2014

April 7, 2014
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Ellyn Shook to CHRO at Accenture; Bridgette Cofield to chief talent officer at Chester Group; Russell Poole to EVP of HR at Intralinks Holdings.
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Union, Maybe

April 6, 2014
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The future of labor-management relations is as complicated as ever.
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Sacred Grounds — for Lawsuits

April 6, 2014
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Religious discrimination claims have been on the rise recently, especially ones involving accommodation requests, legal experts say.
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MOOCs: the Next Evolution in E-Learning?

April 6, 2014
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Use of massive open online courses has been confined mostly to academia, although momentum is slowly building among corporations.
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YourForce: Who Should Run HR?

April 6, 2014
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Some argue the profession is on par with engineering or finance and the boss should have years of academic study and pass rigorous testing. Others say it’s not that complicated.
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Another ACA Delay for Employers

April 1, 2014
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The latest delay gives employers more time to plan. Companies will have until Jan. 1, 2016, to determine if they must provide health insurance coverage.
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How Do We Deal With the Old Guard?

March 28, 2014
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A firm has been on the brink of closure twice in the past 10 years. With a workforce that has been reduced from more than 10,000 to just below 3,000, there have been virtually no new hires in a decade. Today, through ingenious transition planning, the organization finds itself in a position to hire. This has been a challenge for IT where the old guard is now faced with a new breed of IT people current in all the latest trends and eager to make change happen. Any ideas on building the team?

— Old Guard, New Tricks, consulting, Ontario, Canada


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How Do We Master New-Employee Orientation?

March 28, 2014
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What are the key components to successful orientation of new employees, from both the employer and employee perspective? Once the offer letter has been extended, signed and returned, what should be included in the process to give a good and lasting impression?

 

— Appearances Matter, human resources consultant, finance/insurance/real estate, Philadelphia


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