Recognition expert Bob Nelson, the keynote speaker for Workforce Management ’s inaugural online conference, “Road to Recovery: HR Strategies for 2010,” agreed to answer all the questions that were asked of him during his session. Here are Nelson’s answers to more than 40 questions, from honestly communicating about layoffs to rejecting employees’ ideas that aren’t viable without demotivating them.
In the frenzy of work/family directives, it's easy to forget employees without kids or spouses. They're sick of carrying extra workloads. They're tired of fewer benefits. Here's what they say about it-and what you can do about it.
Thirty years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act-which established affirmative action-a debate rages over its continued necessity. HR must know the facts and implications of the debate so it can maintain and manage the diverse work force needed to compete in today's market.