In this ongoing set of Workforce interviews, workforce-management executives talk about their work, the economy, and the state of the profession.
Articles by Todd Raphael
Charles Trafton, a Boston research analyst, talks about the company’s workforce, its CEO, its strengths and weaknesses, and its competition.
Todd Raphael introduces Phoenix-area homebuilder Jim Younger III, whose company couldn’t put up houses fast enough. It wasn’t a problem of brick and drywall–it was a lack of company focus.
Sen. John Kerry might not become president, but Todd Raphael finds he’s one heck of a workforce strategist.
The Optimas Awards General Excellence winner is a rarity: a profitable Internet business. The young founders’ people practices are aimed at attracting and keeping an unbeatable team.
By one estimate, AOL Time Warner chairman Richard Parsons has about six months to win the support of his troubled company’s employees. Todd Raphael passes along a list of workforce management strategies that could help Parsons, or any executive whose company is in a post-merger meltdown.
Companies are champing at the bit over the workforce-management opportunities in China. But as one executive told Todd Raphael, there is much that’s still mysterious about the market.
You’ve been told that turnover is a horror to be avoided at all costs. But Todd Raphael reports on research that turns that notion on its head. Turnover can help companies be profitable–under the right circumstances.
Todd Raphael writes about Lynn Woolsey, welfare mom-turned-Congresswoman, and her unique people skills.
Your employees are up to their eyeballs in debt.