Whatever Works riffs on what's right--and wrong--in the workplace. It seeks best practices from within and outside the workforce, and sometimes takes a stroll down memory lane.
I tell my kids how important a college degree is, but the truth is there are a bevy of billionaires out there without one.Read More
If you’re a sports fan, you undoubtedly know the start of the NFL draft takes place in Chicago for the first time in decades in a few short hours — but I won’t be there. I tried; I really tried.Read More
The moment is here. After interviewing author Liz Murray and Express Employment's Bob Funk, it's time to talk leadership with Dan Aykroyd at Refresh Leadership Live.Read More
At Refresh Leadership, I talk leadership lessons with Express Employment's Bob Funk and life lessons with Liz Murray, the author who's known for her homeless to Harvard story.Read More
At Express Employment Professionals' event, I interviewed Dan Aykroyd, author Liz Murray and Express Employment’s Bob Funk, and got to hear FUBU's Daymond John offer leadership tips.Read More
From: Working Well - by Sarah Sipek
Zenefits rolls out two new products that will allow small and medium-size companies to manage their HR departments like Fortune 500 businesses.
With the future of health care up in the air, the prevailing message at this year’s MBGH Conference was preparing for the unknown.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s consolidation of Catamaran creates a third major pharmacy benefits manager to help employers navigate the pharmacy market.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the King v. Burwell case today. The case challenges the legality of tax credits made available in the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
Rick Bell and I will live blog throughout the day on March 4 on the Supreme Court hearings on constitutionality of the individual premium subsidies of the Affordable Care Act.
Helping employers navigate the complicated and ever-changing world of employment and labor laws, rules, and regulations, rationally and pragmatically.
The same poll found that 35 percent of hiring managers who use social media to screen applicants have sent friend requests or otherwise attempted to connect with applicants online.
Conventional wisdom suggests that arbitration is quicker and cheaper means to resolve lawsuits. Research, however, suggests the opposite is true.
When in doubt, offer conditional FMLA leave, and confirm with the statute’s medical certification process.
If you are a medical practice and your employees are also your patients, HIPAA adds a deep layer of complexity to these confidentiality issues.
Get the perspectives and insights on recruiting, talent management, compensation, workforce technology and the ethical workplace from the voices at Workforce and others on the frontline.
While Kleiner won a battle, it lost a larger business war — one its leaders could have prevented by taking actions that demonstrated the need to act professionally.
Many organizations are giving special consideration to the role that our unconscious thought processes, or biases, have on workplace decisions.
No matter what we do, we need to have a focus that goes to the “core” of our organization’s health and driving purposes.Read More
‘Anchor’ has a double meaning. It's the name for the device which falls to the bottom of the ocean to secure a vessel at sea. The the term for Williams’ position is ironic and instructive.
If you really want to know what your employees think of trust and values in your organization, try counting how many times they bring concerns to your attention rather than counting the number of 'harrumphs' or cocktails after work.Read More
From: Editor’s Notebook - by Rick Bell
I didn’t realize that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. So there are no excuses — for you or for me — to not grab a tube of Banana Boat and dab our forehead, cheeks and neck.Read More
Color me baffled. Perplexed. Bewitched, bothered and bewildered. Why is this story on core competencies so dang popular 13 years after its posting?Read More
The company’s Salesforce for HR product signals renewed interest in the HR market as big techn companies angle to expand use across the enterprise.Read More
Here’s hoping honesty wins out over skepticism in a nearby hotel’s Colleague Experience Survey.Read More
Between 2014 and 2015, total premiums increased 2.6 percent — certainly modest compared to 2009, but a monstrous decrease from the 2000s.
Humane Resources features the insights from Max Mihelich.
The title of this post reflects my experience. I think this is unacceptable. What’s your take?
Should hearing loss education be a part of an employer’s health and wellness program?Read More
This ruling sounds like something that should’ve been reserved for churches and other religion-oriented organizations, not an arts and crafts retailer and a cabinet manufacturer.Read More
While technology has been replacing humans in the workforce for hundreds of years, the fear of being replaced by machines still hangs heavy on society’s collective consciousness.Read More
If unhealthy employees are bad for business, then I think it’s fair to argue an executive who plays ‘body police’ and essentially bullies employees into participating in a wellness program is bad for business, too.