What are the steps to developing a competency framework for human resources?
—Building a Foundation for Recruiting, HR consultant, financial services, Lagos, Nigeria
The Employee Benefit Research Institute did a state-by-state analysis to see whether it was possible to pinpoint financially savvy states and ranked them in two categories: financial literacy and financial behavior.Read More
The task force will focus on newly established small businesses and those that cannot afford in-house legal counsel or human resources personnel.
Of survey respondents, 68 percent said their companies have closed defined benefit plans to new or all employees in the past five years. Read More
Nearly half of defined contribution plan sponsors either offer or plan to soon offer some type of inflation protection strategy to their participants, a Mercer study shows. Stand-alone Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, or TIPS, are the most widely used option, ahead of combining multiple asset classes.Read More
HR consultants offer their thoughts on the best—and worst—practices when it comes to succession planning.
Veterans find it's a tough terrain in getting from the battlefield to their chosen field.
Thirty percent of employees say they were ineffective for at least one week due to job-related stress, while two-thirds of U.S. workers reported extremely high stress levels, including fatigue and feeling a ‘loss of control.'Read More
It seems to me retail executives are going too far, letting business objectives blot out the bigger picture about the holidays and ignoring a cultural shift away from crass commercialism.Read More
The recently elected officials are Coretha M. Rushing of Equifax Inc., Brian D. Silva of Fresenius Medical Care and José Tomas of Burger King Corp.Read More