At last month’s ERE Expo in Hollywood, Florida, Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin of CareerXroads assembled a panel of four of today’s sharpest young job … Read more
How a Prevention Plan Can Reduce Risks for You AND Your Employees
U.S. Preventive Medicine was part of our Employer panel at October’s Health 2.0 Conference in San Francisco, a wonderful event that showcases the latest in … Read more
JobSTART 101: Transitioning Students to Working Professionals
For students who make the transition into corporate life, it can be a rough ride. Everything from using formal language in e-mails to appropriate topics … Read more
A Coming Labor Shortage? The Evidence Just Doesn’t Support It
By Peter Cappelli and Bill Novelli Some pundits assert that a labor shortage is coming that will be so severe that employers will have to scramble to find … Read more
The Great Workplace Challenge: How to Make Better Use of Older Workers
By Peter Cappelli and Bill Novelli Why is it that we have such a hard time continuing to find work as we grow older, especially as employers complain about … Read more
Don’t Manage Me Like a Millennial
If there is one thing that will get me going early in the morning, it’s this whole idea of a multi-generational workforce issue being presented as … Read more
Deputy or Gun For Hire: You Can’t Have Both With a Temp Workforce
I was able to watch parts of RecruitFest yesterday and I continued to see a trend I’d seen at other conferences when talking about the future of our … Read more
How Are Your Minor Leagues Doing?
This summer, my friends and I went to NBA Summer League. What the National Basketball Association does is bring in the top rookies in this year’s NBA … Read more
Weekly Wrap: Big Brothering Freelancers, the Terrors of Testosterone, Torching an Employer
Have you noticed a big change this week? Now that summer and Labor Day is behind us, people seem really serious about getting back to serious work. That’s … Read more
Ask the HR Pro: Are Tattoos, Piercings, and Flip-Flops Acceptable in the Workplace?
Want to know how other managers and HR Pros would deal with a sticky workplace issue? This is an ongoing feature where we take a workplace or HR-related … Read more
HR and Change in Corporate America: Speed Up, or Get Out of the Way
I read an article the other day titled Older Internet Users Take Shine to Social Networking. By older, they mean as in over 50, according to the study. The … Read more
Managing Millennials: How Will They Respond Along the Way?
By Neil Howe with Reena Nadler “Every generation has its chance at greatness. Let this one take its shot.” —Newsweek (2000) “Relentless optimism and … Read more
Workplace Flexibility: If You Can’t Have it All, What’s Close Enough?
When I left Hewitt, I knew it’d be hard to find another company as flexible. During my time there I’d worked traditional hours, compressed hours, and an … Read more
What Are Dress & Grooming Policies Doing to Your Talent Pool?
What’s your policy on tattoos in the workplace? If you’re like a lot of places, it probably depends on what industry you’re in and if you … Read more
Managing Millennials: How to Cope With a Generation of Multitaskers
By Neil Howe with Reena Nadler Millennials are the first generation in history to grow up, from their earliest childhood, immersed in interactive digital … Read more
Weekly Wrap: Top HR Concerns, Pay Cuts Despite Big Profits, and Meetings in the Shower
Tired of vacation season? Well, school is starting and the fall football season will be here soon enough, but there’s still a little summer left to play … Read more
Do Your Employees Really Want to Get Their Benefits Info via Social Media?
Last month I shared my befuddlement about the National Business Group on Health’s findings that employees don’t want information about their benefits via … Read more
Sorry Google, But This is an Age Discrimination Lawsuit Worth Watching
If you’re in HR at Google, that bad dream you keep having just came true. “In a ruling that could have broad ramifications for workers who sue employers … Read more
A Few Words on Getting Ready for the Workplace of the Future
The 2020 workplace of the future may seem to be just a glimmer down the road, but it’s being shaped by social media technologies, and the Millennial … Read more
Are Your Managers Prepared for the Seismic Shift in the Workplace?
As I paced back and forth, reviewing one last time what I wanted to say for my closing keynote,“The Hidden Gift Your Gen Y Employees Are Offering You,” my … Read more