What to Wear
Wal-Mart's recent move to require its employees to adopt a new dress code at the workers' expense triggered outrage among worker unions, which are calling on the company to pick up the tab for the new attire as well as spurring talk of class-action lawsuits.
So How Are the Financial Experts Doing?

When it comes to 401(k) performance, you’d think employees might do better with the help of the so-called experts, right? Well, maybe not.



HR Leadership

In the aftermath of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's comments about women's compensation -- and the round of retractions and clarifications that followed -- one thing remains clear: HR has an important role to play when it comes to ensuring pay equity between genders.

Inside HR Tech

Organizations can do a better job working with their providers of HR technology -- and thereby drive improved business outcomes -- by following the five simple tips below.
A 3-D View Sep 5, 2014


Some employers -- those that understand today's health-and-benefits model isn't working -- are beginning to take a new approach, one that goes beyond insurance products and under-utilized programs to offer workers the real-life help they need, right when they need it.
Working with Wearables Sep 22, 2014

HR Technology

What a great event thousands of you have been enjoying for 16 years! Meeting and talking with old friends, making new ones, learning great stuff in the sessions and hallways, discovering new gems on the expo floor. No longer co-chair, I finally got to join you this year and attend my first HR Tech conference, where everyone was talking predictive analytics.

Talent Management

While the idea that employers would co-invest in an employee's education is certainly not a new one, IBM has begun retraining its workers with an old-school -- and perhaps replicable -- approach.

Legal Clinic

Question: We are a very social office. Many of our supervisors go out drinking with employees on Fridays and we hear that at times things can get a little raunchy when people are drunk. Can this off-work behavior result in potential liability for the company?
Sick-Leave Policies Sep 24, 2014
HR's Role in Safeguarding PHI
With the constant proliferation of protected health information, HR teams need a thorough understanding of where it exists, its security risks and the appropriate data-protection obligations.
Where Has HR Gone?
HR departments today have an uphill battle just getting replacements for team members who leave, yet a new study finds that, despite anticipated growth, companies are expecting to reduce their HR staff.
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