A Costly Lack of Training
By Mark McGraw
An appeals court recently ruled that a company's "failure to train" an employee can be an actionable form of employment discrimination. Experts cite the case as another example of the need to be able to demonstrate why an employee didn't receive an opportunity at advancement.
Better Ways to Deliver Bad News
By Jill Cueni-Cohen
Giving bad news to employees is never easy, and fumbling its delivery can inflame emotions and decrease company morale. In the wake of Microsoft's stumbles in announcing a mass layoff, experts chime in on ways employers can soften such situations, and -- possibly -- come out looking good.
Big Themes in Tech
Here are a few important HR trends that need to be top of mind for HR leaders as they navigate the rest of 2014 and beyond.More
Is Your Severance Policy Hurting Your Employer Brand?
By Karen Stevens
Top candidates rely on the public perception of an employer's brand to help guide their decision making when it comes to choosing a job, yet the HR industry tends to focus on branding while recruiting and hiring, and not on the one process where it may matter even more: a reduction in force.
Radio Show #158
Steve Boese, Co-Chair, HR Technology Conference
Steve is a Co-Chair of Human Resource Executive Magazine's HR Technology Conference, the leading global event for the HR Technology Industry, and a Technology Columnist and Editor for LRP Publications.
Rethinking Your Approach to Voluntary Benefits
It appears employers have moved in droves to include voluntary product offerings as part of their overall employee-benefits strategies. Here are a few things to consider as you evaluate the many and varied options out there.More
Reaping a Return from Boomerangs
By Kecia Bal
New academic research highlights some of the thinking -- and precautions -- involved in taking on returning employees, something experts say is a growing hiring trend.
By Carol Patton
Do-It-Yourselfers realize lower returns than others who seek financial help. Is it time to rethink your strategy?
It's (Still) All About Engagement
By Mark McGraw
HRE's latest reader survey finds retention and engagement remain the top concerns keeping HR leaders up at night; a trend experts say will only intensify as the economy improves.
Finding Needles in Haystacks
By Larry Stevens
Data-aggregator systems can provide far more information about passive candidates than social media -- including LinkedIn -- can. Experts and users weigh in on the pros and cons.