Where Has HR Gone?
By Sean Bisceglia
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.
Critical Yet Overlooked
By Andrew R. McIlvaine
Fundamental changes in many industries have led to a need for individual contributors who can also be effective team leaders, but new research suggests these workers are not getting the training they need.
Report: Dumping Spousal Coverage May Not Save Money
By Katie Kuehner-Hebert
A new Employee Benefit Research Institute report says employers may end up spending more money on healthcare coverage if neighboring employers dump their more-costly spouses onto their plans.
Wearable Tech in the Workplace
By Tom Starner
The fledgling wearable-device trend will soon hit the consumer market full-force, but how well will wearables translate to the workplace and what HR challenges will they bring along with them?
Bracing for Big Data Analytics
By Mark McGraw
A new survey finds only one-quarter of companies equipped to meet their anticipated analytics needs in the future. Experts predict many organizations will rely on a combination of developing internal talent and bringing in outside expertise to fill analytics capability gaps.
Fast Forward on HR Innovation
By Orlando Ashford and Barbara Marder
The rapid evolution of digital-information technology has opened the door for HR innovation to reach beyond its traditional capabilities, providing employers with meaningful solutions in key areas that have always been especially challenging.