Economy

How HR Will Be Different This Year

Two competing forces are impacting the world of HR this year. On the one hand, the rate of social and business changes is accelerating, resulting in an ever more complex business environment. On the other hand, employees are pushing for…

HR Is Not Your Henchman

Whose fault is it that when employees interact with HR it’s to fill out forms or because they screwed up? “It’s the organizational culture’s fault that sees HR as a disciplinarian when HR should be a valued partner to make…

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…