Every day in the news lately you read about the latest mergers: Airlines, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, large retailers like Staples and Office Depot, all consolidating for so many business reasons. Some are successful and create flourishing companies that benefit stockholders and employee’s careers. But here’s the really scary reality: It’s been well documented over many […]
We’re excited to announce a new Whitepaper, titled 5 Ways to Drive Performance in Your Workplace, that will help you to “increase performance in your workforce and make HR a strategic weapon for your company.” Being strategic in HR means bringing together “all things people” in such a way that we can answer the question, “How are our people […]
There is a Great Divide in HR. It’s the often unaddressed gap between the decision to hire a candidate and that candidate’s first day on the job. This critical gap is soon going to lead to a huge divide between those organizations that succeed and those that don’t. HR is facing unprecedented challenges in 2015, […]
Betsey Stevenson on the origins and cures for the gender wage gap, as well as what to do about outrageously expensive childcare.
Minneapolis’ police chief pushed older workers toward retirement by eliminating the position of captain and creating a “commander” position that could be filled with younger officers, a lawsuit filed by a group of police officers says. The captains whose positions were eliminated were given the option of retiring or being demoted.
A new survey has found 10 percent of American workers have showed up to their jobs high. Are you surprised? Heres what employers can do about it.
Congress this week is turning its attention to the country’s retirement security crisis in a way that many industry watchers say is long overdue.
Billionaire Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. was sued by ex-workers claiming the company didn’t warn them before a mass firing in violation of California state law.
A federal appeals court has ruled that a black electrician can move forward with claims of race discrimination and retaliation, but that he had insufficient evidence to proceed with a claim of harassment. The case demonstrates that discrimination and retaliation claims are much less likely to be dismissed than harassment claims, lawyers at Jack Nelson […]
LinkedIn has to pay employees nearly $6 million in unpaid overtime and damages after a federal investigation found the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The woman at the helm of an Oregon tech company has instituted unheard of family-friendly policies including baby-wearing in the office.
Stickin’ it to The Man, probably while very caffeinated.
Decades ago Nell Merlino started a 20-million-person-strong movement, now she’s fighting for economic equality for women entrepreneurs.
In theory, companies with policies covering the use of mobile electronics at work are prepared for the arrival of wearable computers, but questions remain.