The upturn in so-called 'global nomads'—those who move from country to country on long-term assignments—has focused more attention on their medical and retirement benefits.Read More
Unlike traditional volunteerism, which may take hours of time, microvolunteering focuses on making use of the free time employees have during the workday, such as lunch breaks and coffee breaks.
The American Heart Association and American Cancer Society are among the groups providing guidance on how organizations can design outcomes-based incentives programs that don't discriminate against employees.
Of the nearly 300 corporate executives, managers and employees who took a recent survey, nearly 40 percent said sex and relationships were the most taboo workplace topic.Read More
For its success in integrating new employees from around the globe, Infosys BPO is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Managing Change.Read More
For its efforts to break down barriers, HCL Technologies is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Global Outlook.
A technology firm and a supermarket chain are among companies that validate a recent report that found that proper management techniques push companies from good to great.
Of the employees surveyed by talent management software-maker SilkRoad, 43 percent worked for organizations that allowed total access to social media, 24 percent said access was monitored, and 16 percent had social media access blocked by their employer.Read More
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 installment examines HR leaders branching off into other executive roles in the 2000s and today. In November, we will look back at the employment deal over the past 90 years.Read More
Although the exact number of workplace farmers markets is unclear, there's a bumper crop of such marketplaces nationwide, with more than 7,000 as of mid-2011, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says.