How could we make better use of the probationary/introductory period to better assess and evaluate employees?
While the conditions for workforce planning remain relatively stable in some industries, other industries are facing significant shifts in labor pools.Read More
The financial crisis has recast the goals for strategic workforce planning, pushing them well beyond forecasting and talent-gap analysis.Read More
Consulting firms Towers, Perrin, Forster & Crosby and Watson Wyatt Worldwide will merge in a deal worth an estimated $3.5 billion. The deal “change the landscape of our industry,” the companies said in a news release.Read More
SuccessFactors continued its expansion in HR software with a product that aims to blend employee data management with social networking.Read More
Thanks to the ubiquity of e-mail and software for seemingly every aspect of work, more business records are digital. But experts say most companies don't have adequate systems for managing them.Read More
If you are helping to develop a system or are training employees on one, here’s what experts say you need to know.Read More
SumTotal sells learning management systems and other talent management tools. Such products have been among the fastest-selling business software applications. But the recession has slowed sales.Read More
Our manufacturing company is gearing up to do significant hiring of line workers. During interviews, we want to ask questions that give a glimpse into the emotional intelligence of applicants. Which particular types of tests would prove useful in this regard?
The 2009 human swine flu outbreak continues to grow in the U.S. and internationally. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports additional cases of confirmed swine influenza and a number of hospitalizations of swine flu patients.Read More