Editor-in-Chief Mike Prokopeak celebrates HR activism. Also, what lessons from Enron's 2001 collapse could HR professionals still find valuable today?
“Show, don’t tell” is a well-known maxim among journalists and storytellers of all kinds. The basic technique is simple. Make people feel something rather than explain it to them. With that in mind, I can tell you the many ways…
We are all technology companies now. Technology has taken over operations, marketing and sales at companies large and small. We’re also all tech workers. From back-end systems that manage production to the front end that customers see, technology is impossible…
Not content with its recent foray into job boards, Google is launching another venture…
From the personal computer to the rise of mobile phones and powerful social software platforms, there’s been a steady march of game-changing technology that has completely transformed how we connect and get things done. There’s a similar movement afoot in…
It’s easy to slap simplistic labels on HR: strategic vs. tactical, administrative vs. innovative, reactive vs. tactical. As our 2017 Workforce 100 list attests, the best HR functions are a mix of all of the above. (See: "2017 Workforce 100:…
NLRB and ACA. EEOC, DOL, OSHA and FMLA. Simply trying to keep straight the alphabet soup of agencies, regulations and laws that affect HR is enough to make you LOL. I make light of it, but to argue, as some…
Work gives meaning and purpose to lives and, done right, HR makes it infinitely better.
At the ripe old age of 25, the Optimas have created a lasting legacy.
The 25 people we've named Game Changers are shaking up workforce management.
Both organizations push ahead with plans to bolster their separate credentials.
Besides Google's approach, there are many effective and innovative approaches to today’s biggest management challenges. We aim to tell those stories, too.
It’s surprising that employers are caught flat-footed when it comes to leave and work policies for pregnant workers.
Kamikow was an industry leader who worked to elevate the human capital profession and served as personal inspiration for many.
More employers are deploying wellness programs but implementation and effectiveness remain elusive.
UPDATED June 24, 2014 (2 p.m. CT): A new certification commission created by SHRM will include HR professionals, certification experts, academics and members of the broader business community.
Don Kirkpatrick is widely known for the training measurement model he developed in the 1950s as a professor at the University of Wisconsin.
Where is the love? It’s a question your employees are probably asking even if Valentine’s Day isn’t looming like a giant heart-shaped cloud.
What may be most effective retention strategy is something that costs next to nothing: volunteering.
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