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How Do We Adapt to Virtual Work?

May 30, 2014
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We have been doing research regarding virtual organizations — particularly related to training and the role that managers play. How we do get our organization to adapt/embrace this new way of working?


 — Changing World, assistant HR specialist, Port Elizabeth, South Africa


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How Do We Set Improvement Priorities?

May 30, 2014
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In our recent employee opinion survey, staff in the finance department identified rewards, recognition and career advancement as their top three concerns. Which area should we focus on improving first?

— Priority Setter, Utilities, South Carolina


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How Do We Acquire Contagious Leaders?

May 30, 2014
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How do we recruit (or groom) “contagious” leaders — people who spread their skills and develop more leaders? I know it won’t be easy, but give me some idea how to go about establishing this type of leadership culture.

— Leadership Sickness, Oil and Mining, Alabama


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The Office Space Race

May 28, 2014
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Progressive companies have been rapidly redesigning the workplace, rooting out the cubicle farm and replacing them with open tables and shared work “pods.”
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Three Tips to Protect Employees Overseas

May 21, 2014
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Employers have a legal and moral duty to protect their employees from harm where the harm can be reasonably anticipated.
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The Last Word: SHRM’s Door Swings Open for Whom?

May 20, 2014
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The reason for the presser, of course, was to help quell the firestorm of controversy and confusion swirling around SHRM’s May 12 announcement that it is entering the certification process.
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The Top Nine People SHRM Hurt When It Said Goodbye to HRCI ...

May 16, 2014
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If you're servicing a profession as an association, you might want to think before you try and take down an entire certification system.
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Five Ways GE’s Design Principles Can Create Better Learning

May 16, 2014
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General Electric Software’s chief experience officer outlines five ways to design better e-learning experiences.
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HRCI: Surprised by SHRM Plan to Offer HR Certifications

May 14, 2014
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Questions emerge regarding what SHRM’s move means to those with PHR, SPHR and GPHR credentials, as well as the relationship between the organizations. Updated with comments from SHRM's Hank Jackson and HRCI's Amy Dufrane.


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How Do We Evaluate Social Learning Platforms?

May 12, 2014
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We have been moving slowly to integrate social learning in our LMS. We want to include tools that boost the nature of collaboration among our workers, especially among those who are stationed remotely. How do we evaluate social learning platforms to find the best match? How heavily should we rely on employee feedback?

 — Socializing at Work, vice president of talent, manufacturing, New York


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