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Articles by Fay Hansen

Diversity of a Different Color

June 9, 2010
Initiatives have shifted from their roots in equal opportunity for workers toward a focus on marketing goals and accessing diverse markets. But this new model may not survive stepped-up government enforcement and budget cuts threatening programs with unproven results.
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HR Does Hard Time

May 12, 2010
Some human resources executives oversee skilled professionals in tidy high-margin industries, but most manage armies of unskilled workers in messy low-margin businesses riddled with cost pressures, compliance pitfalls and safety concerns. These challenges may be magnified the greatest in the brutal world of the private prison industry.
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Supporting Security

May 12, 2010
AlliedBarton's turnover is well below 50 percent, less than half the industry standard. The company has more than 1,100 open positions posted on its Web site; a large majority are guard jobs.
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