Zappos’ budding effort to share its management gospel is slated to continue despite Amazon’s planned takeover of the eclectic, fast-growing retailer.
The enforcement emphasis is designed to give the department a new orientation after what the Obama administration portrays as eight years of lax oversight during former President George W. Bush’s tenure.
Percentage of global senior executives identifying which people management issues are most crucial to their organization’s success, 2008.
Recruiting passive candidates while so many talented and highly productive workers are on the street looking for new employment is a shameful practice.
French unemployment office Pole Emploi has finalized an emergency staffing plan that will use private staffing firms in an effort to find jobs for 320,000 unemployed people.
Monster is part of a job board industry suffering from the economic downturn—which means fewer paid job postings from employers—and wrestling with a shift to alternative online recruiting methods such as the use of social networking sites.
While the conditions for workforce planning remain relatively stable in some industries, other industries are facing significant shifts in labor pools.
Nothing has prepared today’s leaders for the current economic situation. As a result, managers who were once balanced and poised are being knocked off their feet, with their teams feeling the brunt of their increasingly ineffective behavior. But leaders can learn to recognize the effect the downturn is having on people, and then take some practical steps to steady the state of their organizations.
Companies that are taking their first outsourcing steps in India are doing so as part of an overall strategy to establish the company’s brand in the region.
We want to move from a paternalistic culture toward a more performance-oriented one. Over the years we have laid the groundwork for forced ranking in our performance management system. How do we now launch it successfully?