The indictment of an alleged master hacker in massive data thefts underscores the role that risk managers play in information technology security.
Workers hired for temporary or contract jobs face a higher risk of developing mental health problems such as depression, according to research by a medical sociologist at Montreal-based McGill University.
In a tough job market, some candidates go beyond being creative and fake aspects of their résumés to increase their attractiveness to would-be employers. By recognizing a few of the most commonly used deception techniques, employers can better position themselves to identify applicants who work hard to hide a history of hardly working.
Whether your boss is in HR or she’s the person running the entire show, all bosses need some straight talk sometimes from their HR pros before an oversight or blind spot mortally wounds them.
We are a small metal fabrication shop that has been in business for 14 years. Most of our staff has been with us for about six to eight years. These people were trained by us and have excellent benefits. We now have to relocate our company to accommodate business growth. This relocation is about 35 miles from where we are currently located. We decided to be open with employees and announced our relocation plans. We asked for interest as to who would go to the new site with us. We were surprised to discover there were very few takers outside of management. Any suggestions as to how to we could “sweeten the pot” to get more followers?
The San Diego Zoological Society, which employs 2,600 people, this year introduced an employee performance management system whose ratings will determine managers’ pay raises. It’s part of an emphasis on employee accountability outlined in the organization’s strategic plan.
Mildly ill children or elders can be cared for and the hours covered are unlimited, including overnight and weekends.
Caffeine addicts aren’t the only fans of Starbucks, a corporate legend that serves up warm fuzzies with its cold frappuccinos. The company’s rich benefit blend keeps turnover low and employee satisfaction high. And that’s why it’s the Optimas Award winner for Quality of Life.
A sample survey that could give you a feel for the type of rewards and type of recognition that your employees desire.
After a painful round of layoffs, one company learned through meditation and mindfulness to be as mindful of human needs as it is of business needs.