When Mentoring Isn't Enough
A growing number of companies are turning to sponsorship programs, rather than just mentoring, as a way to help women advance.
Moving in the Right Direction
Yesterday, I was able to get an early look at the findings of The Hackett Group’s latest study on HR budgets and trends. While there weren’t many huge surprises in the report, titled “The HR Agenda for 2015: Major Transformation Efforts Are Planned to Close the Gaps in HR Capabilities,” there definitely were a few data points […]
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HR Leadership

With pushes from Washington to increase veteran hiring, now is the perfect time to consider the merits of vets in civilian jobs and the work that needs to be done to ensure they play a vital role in today's workforce.

Inside HR Tech

As HRIS and talent-management technologies have become almost universal, how and where can HR leaders use new applications to strengthen the competitive advantage of their organizations?
Trends to Watch Feb 13, 2015


Wal-Mart may turn the primary-care industry on its ear with its new, convenient and highly accessible extended-care centers, where treatment will be provided to employees and consumers alike.

HR Technology

Larry Ellison showed up again for the second Oracle HCM World conference, but this time had to leave before it started. New CEO Mark Hurd more than made up for his absence. This new user conference (formerly Taleo World) battled Ultimate Software's for the attention of influencers -- plenty to hold their attention (and yours).
A Story of Firsts Mar 2, 2015

Talent Management

Singapore's pragmatic approach to meeting the needs of employers and employees -- pre- and post-hire -- probably wouldn't happen here because of U.S. politics and ideology.

Legal Clinic

Question: My organization would like to implement a companywide dress code for all employees. What are some of the key issues that I should consider when putting together a dress policy?
Transforming the Long-Term Unemployed into a Sustainable Pipeline
If organizations are willing to break down the policies keeping long-term unemployed candidates out of their talent pool, a flood of qualified applicants may come rushing in.
Empowerment is Not a Matter of Noblesse Oblige
Employee empowerment is not something to be pulled out of a bag of motivational goodies like bonuses. Rather, it is a sense of assuredness that people feel as they do their jobs.
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