According to the court, the employee handbook clearly stated that accrued vacation is forfeited to an employee upon termination. To me, however, such as policy is draconian and overbearing. Instead, consider limiting vacation and other paid time off forfeitures to “for cause” terminations.Read More
The average salary for technology professionals rose 5.3 percent in 2012—the largest increase in a decade, according to a Dice Holdings Inc. salary survey. Read More
Human resources departments nationwide could be rewriting policies and drafting new procedures over the next four years if the president and his administration are able to accomplish the goals expressed in his second inaugural address.Read More
To cook up greater creativity, organizations ought to update their approach to collaboration, compensation and culture.Read More
The slight increase in North America is not surprising, according to Hay Group analysts, because the U.S. economy is only expected to grow 2.1 percent in 2013. Read More
Early results of DuPont's program have been encouraging, giving company leaders hope that its new recognition system will have a measurable effect on the company's overall business objectives. Studies also show that companies excelling in employee recognition are 12 times more likely to generate strong business results than their peers.
Companies and consultants offer tips on what, when and how to reward worthy employees.Read More
How work gets done, who does it and the tools they use to accomplish the task are all shifting as the new year approaches.
How well the job market recovers in the next 12 months could depend on what Congress decides in the next few weeks.
How one CEO Santa shows the way to a cheerier future for companies and workers thanks to an erotic book trilogy.Read More