My longstanding battle of idealism vs. cynicism continues with Workforce Editorial Director Rick Bell. When I worked alongside Rick at Workforce for some eight years, we often disagreed about the possibility of creating a better work experience for people. In…
Despite the ugliness of football player Richie Incognito’s behavior, the fall-out from the incident may one day be seen as a step in the right direction.
Disney has become data-conscious in the way it manages its creative workforce.
Cost savings, talent visibility and new social and mobile capabilities are driving sales of HR management systems, but some question the overall design of the software.
Studies generally support flexible work arrangements, with flex-time more promising than telecommuting.
For years companies have looked to outsource jobs to cut costs, but now more U.S. employers are looking to beef up operations domestically. It's a trend known as 're-shoring.'
To round out our exploration of innovation in the workforce, we turned to our Game Changers. Below are questions we asked them and some of their provocative answers.
Despite the hype about private equity and job loss, they have little net effect on employment levels.
While horror stories exist, in some cases private equity takeovers can lead to healthy updates to management methods and practices.
To celebrate Workforce's 90th anniversary, we have been running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This month we change things up and look toward the future to show what might be coming for our 100th anniversary and beyond.
Telecommuting policies and rented hotel space help organizations cope with the storm.
To celebrate Workforce's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This month, we look at the evolution of the “employment deal” between employers and employees. In December, we will switch gears and stop looking at the past and start looking toward the future.
Big Blue sees deal with talent management firm as part of 'big data,' social business strategy.
As part of our 90th anniversary, Workforce is talking to some of the people and organizations that helped influence today's workplace. In this installment, Workforce senior editor Ed Frauenheim speaks with Lilly Ledbetter about the act named after her and why she believes equal pay is an important concept for employers to latch onto.
Using temporary workers at the start of a recovery is nothing new. But other factors behind the contingent expansion are less tied to the business cycle. These include cost-savings.
Why giving free agents an 'arms-length embrace' is the way forward.
As part of our 90th anniversary, Workforce Management is talking to some of the people and organizations that have influenced today's workplace. In this installment, Workforce Management senior editor Ed Frauenheim talks with Vineet Nayar—the CEO of India-based HCL Technologies who pioneered the ‘Employee First, Customer Second' management philosophy—about the evolution of outsourcing to India and where U.S. companies fail when it comes to outsourcing. Nayar helped lead the offshore outsourcing charge, which has changed workforce management worldwide.
As head of the Workforce Educational Organization's academic advisory committee, Susan Lambert is helping to shape its professional certification on scheduling and other workforce management matters to take into account employer and employee views.