Weather events such as Hurricane Sandy and the havoc they wreak in the workplace are prompting more discussions about nontraditional ways to get work done. Compressed workweeks, job sharing and telecommuting are other options gaining buzz.Read More
For the company's business success, Etisalat Misr is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Financial Impact.Read More
For the way it transformed itself into a top child-welfare agency so quickly, ChildNet is the winner of the 2012 Optimas Award for General Excellence.
For its pioneering work in using analytics to manage workforce issues, ATK is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Innovation.
Congressional staff members and 25 members of Congress participated in a SHRM survey, which found that 55 percent feel that ‘flexibility to balance work and life issues’ is very important, but only 26 percent are very satisfied with the flexibility in their own workplace.Read More
Health care consumerism—a movement to empower employees with information to help them choose plans, providers and treatments—is giving rise to online decision-support tools that assess the best benefit plan for their needs.Read More
Health care reform is opening the door to companies like Washington state's Qliance, which offers unlimited access to primary care for a monthly fee.Read More
The medical-homes concept, direct primary care firms and a university that produces some of the nation's best physicians help bolster Washington's position as a health care leader.Read More
Dissident SHRM Members for Transparency write-in candidates are shut out as the board taps executives from Sirius XM, Yahoo and Burger King.Read More
With the presidency and 33 Senate seats up for grabs in 2012, how the battle over health care reform will play out is anyone's guess, but employers are watching the tussle closer than most.