If leaders rule by fear they get bullies and brown-nosers. If they rule by micromanaging, they create disengaged employees. The core of a high-performance culture is respect, one entrepreneur argues. And the absence of it is certainly the mark of a dysfunctional one.Read More
Workforce Managing Editor Rick Bell talks to Fistful of Talent blogger and HR guru Kris Dunn about the HR implications of Yahoo's new telecommuting policy.Read More
A recent study conducted by Baylor University found that developing an internal social networking site could help a company acclimate its new hires into the corporate culture, improve employees' morale and reduce turnover rates.Read More
Next year, payroll and timekeeping are expected to equal or overtake recruiting as the top human resources use for smartphone apps, the latest sign mobile-native software is starting to stick.
New features let LinkedIn's corporate customers measure their effectiveness on the network, among other things.
In the past, most workers figured they'd be able to retire at the age of 65. But following 2008's financial crisis, the idea of working a few more years to recoup lost savings became commonplace.Read More
The collaboration between Permac Industries and Dunwoody College of Technology is an example of a new brand of college-industry partnerships that might eventually help the U.S. grow as a manufacturing power while creating jobs.
Some jobs require certification, though other companies say they want nothing to do with an HR practitioner with an acronym after their name. HR Certification Institute officials say that while certification has long been preferred, it is now a requirement for some jobs, thus fueling demand for the credentials.Read More
Stress caused by rude behavior in the workplace might be costing the U.S. economy billions of dollars a year. Some employers are taking action to restore civility and improve employee morale.Read More