Economy

Video Interviewing Sector Consolidates as Growth Slows

GreenJobInterview, an early entrant in the video interview arena, is being acquired by Montage, one of its two leading competitors. No financial details were disclosed in this morning’s announcement, which also included news that Montage had closed an $8 million funding round…

Court Strikes Down Overtime Pay Rule

The Department of Labor rule that would have compelled employers to pay overtime to millions of more workers has been struck down by a federal court in Texas. Agreeing with business groups and the 21 states that had challenged the…

The Biggest Issue Facing HR May Be Managing Change

PIHRA’s California conference, which concluded yesterday, is, in many ways, similar to other large HR conferences anywhere in the U.S. One of the two or three largest HR conferences, the PIHRA conference offers the usual assortment of workshops, certifications, networking…

How to Mentor Your HR Newbie

Do you remember your very first HR job? Your title may have been intern or assistant or coordinator. Whatever it was, your most important skill back then was your excitement and eagerness to learn and contribute. Do you have beginners…

The Cloud Is Making HR and Finance Friends

After taking off three weeks for vacation and business travel commitments, it’s time to be back considering new research and data of interest to the HR community. And here’s an interesting report from Oracle and MIT Technology Review. My friends at Oracle sent…