GM staff set to pocket record profit share A union-negotiated formula that requires General Motors to give a profit share to workers at a rate of $1,000 … Read more
Corporate Wellness – What are this year’s big trends?
“What’s trending in the corporate wellness space?” This is a question I’m hearing more and more about the moment – especially as we’re well past the … Read more
Is your HR policy really ‘human-centric’?
In an article for Fortune magazine in late 2021, Rasmus Hougaard, CEO of Potential Project and co-author of “Compassionate Leadership: How to do Hard … Read more
Is DE&I really change management?
With today marking the start of Black History Month, there’s one thing HRDs won’t want less of in 2023: focus on diversity and inclusion. With statistics … Read more
Inflation’s silver lining?
In economics, inflation is the big, bad bogeyman. Inflation suppresses wages, suppresses spending; makes supply side costs rise, and causes prices to then … Read more
Engaging our ‘forgotten’ deskless workers
The term, “quiet quitting” has spread like wildfire across TikTok, HR departments and media headlines. While the concept isn’t entirely novel – … Read more
Are HR professionals managing their own burnout?
With six in ten US workers admitting they experience at least moderate levels of burnout – a figure that is up by 52% compared to the previous 12 months – … Read more
Can you freelance your HR shop?
On episode 111 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Madeline Laurano, and Tim Sackett come together to discuss the 12 … Read more
Research: How does your benefits provision stack up?
National insurance and wealth services firm, Alera Group has just released the findings of its 2022 Healthcare and Employee Benefits Benchmarking Report – … Read more
Don’t expect layoffs will improve employee productivity
If 2022 was all about people resigning from their jobs, 2023 is lining up to be about people being laid off from them. But former American Express CEO, Ken … Read more
Collaboration analytics tell you the here and now
If there’s one thing most managers will agree on, it’s the fact that they are not typically interested in analytics around things that happened in the … Read more
Why you should hire ex-service personnel – from the HRD, hirer and veteran
It’s an uncomfortable fact, that for a country that so venerates its veterans, life for ex-service personnel can be incredibly tough when it comes to … Read more
Salesforce to slash 10% of its workforce; staff to see minimum wage rises
Salesforce announces New Year job cuts The New Year has not started well for workers at Salesforce – 10% of whom are set to become the latest casualties of … Read more
Predictions for 2023 – Part 2
Making predictions can be difficult, especially when they’re about the future. I’ve done it before and I’ll do so again, though no one would mistake me for … Read more
Happy New Year! It’s time for HR to ‘flip the script’
Happy New Year! Remember when we kicked off the New Year in 2020 with so much optimism? In this relatively short space of time, it’s fair to say most … Read more
2023: An HRDs guide to what lies ahead
So here we have it. 2022 is officially drawing to a close. Another new year is just around the corner. But what will it actually bring? If there’s one … Read more
A citizen developer workforce could solve your tech talent gaps
Skills shortage, what skills shortage? It’s highly likely that your next software developer is already employed amongst your ranks. They might be your … Read more
‘Tis the season to be branded ‘Scrooge’; ‘Return to office’ is Word of the Year
King County accused of being First Amendment “Scrooges” It wouldn’t be Christmas without mentioning beloved fictional character, Scrooge! And so it is that … Read more
How better employee surveys could boost retention
Some of you may well have read a recent report from Leadership IQ that reveals only 22% of companies are having success with their employee engagement … Read more
Want to retain frontline staff? Get to know them
We all know quitting is becoming contagious. The 2022 Deskless Report found 42% wanted to do just this (up from 36% in 2021), and all around the country, … Read more