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Finding Agility in Employee Mobility

Busy HR professionals now have one more task to add to their to-do list — relocation manager. “When the economic crisis occurred, HR and relocation departments both took a hit,” said Melissa Seitz Medford, consulting services manager for TRC Global,…

Work Stress and the ADA

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about stress, and the anxiety it can cause. Stress-induced anxiety can cripple someone. According to the Anxiety and Depressions Association of America: 72 percent of people who have daily stress and anxiety say it interferes…


Talent10x: Does Meritocracy Work?

This week’s episode of Talent Economy podcast Talent10x features Workforce's Rick Bell, Frank Kalman and Lauren Dixon, who discuss Lauren’s most recent story analyzing the state of meritocracy at work, the latest developments in CEO and business political and cultural activism, and news that…

5MM: Lowering the Minimum Wage

In this week’s edition of 5 Minutes of Management, Workforce editors Frank Kalman and Rick Bell discuss St. Louis lowering it's minimum wage. They also talk about CEO activism and the importance it has among different generations. For more…

HR Administration

5MM: The Workforce 2017 Optimas Award Winners

Workforce editors Rick Bell and Frank Kalman introduce you to our 2017 Optimas Award winners! Our General Excellence winner completely flipped a corporate culture considered to be one of the “worst ever seen” by a respected consultancy. They are just one example of this year’s…



By the Numbers: A Salute to the Military

Each month Workforce looks at important stats in the human resources sector. Here’s the topic we’re keeping an eye on this month: veterans in the workplace. Comment below or email Follow Workforce on Twitter at @workforcenews. [To view infographic,…

People Moves: November 2017

Rachel Platt Ankura Consulting named Rachel Platt as a senior managing director and chief human resources officer. Platt joins the company’s leadership team with HR experience in diverse corporate situations including fast growth, turnarounds, private equity and professional services…

Staffing Management



Workplace Culture

LGBTQ Bias Moral, Not Legal Issue

We could spend hours, perhaps even days covering employers’ top 10 employee handbook mistakes. I recently took that wide-ranging topic and boiled it down to a webinar, touching on a number of points including missing at-will disclaimers, salary discussion bans,…