The HR Roles That Matter Most
By Daniel Kaplan and Brian Bark
How can HR leaders ensure their units are meeting the strategic-talent needs of the organization and operating with an edge? The answer, according to one expert: Build a strong HR "top team" around four key roles.
Banking on Executive-Team Diversity
By Kecia Bal
While traditional research often measures diversity in demographic terms, one team of researchers took a different approach to considering diversity among company leaders and found that U.S. companies with more executive-team diversity made more for their investors over time.
How Emotion Can Help HR Win the Talent War
By Greg Monaco
While all-out rationality may be a useful approach to conducting business or interacting with fellow employees, HR departments are starting to allow for a broader approach and actually tap emotion to attract talent.
Revisiting the 'Manager Rule'
By Carol Patton
A recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals may force employers to put a sharp focus on the retaliation "minefield" of the Fair Labor Standards Act, experts say.
Ultimate Guide to Onboarding
Make Sure New Hires Stay, Engage and ThriveEverything you need to know about transforming new hires into engaged employees -- which leads to employee commitment and accomplishment. In this essential guide, you'll learn about onboarding basics, ways to improve existing programs, critical elements for success and more!
Millennials Take Up Mantle
By Mark McGraw
With Generation Y now the largest segment of the workforce, "Most Admired for HR" companies are priming today's young employees for tomorrow's leadership roles.
A Top-10 List for 2016 Say-on-Pay Preparation
By Chris Wightman and Joe Ruocco
As say-on-pay enters its sixth year as a mandatory ballot item on U.S. company proxy statements, there are fewer failed votes, but the challenges continue. Here are 10 points to consider before the next round of voting begins.
Performance Management Without the Numbers?
By William Atkinson
What happens when companies drop their traditional employee-ratings systems in favor of more interactive models? Despite a lack of hard data so far, the results of taking this path seem to be well-received, for the most part.
Are You Losing at Leadership Development?
By Mark McGraw
Recent research finds organizations are investing time and money in leadership development, but aren't getting the desired results. Why aren't more companies producing quality leaders, and what can HR do about it?
Getting Your Arms Around the Experience
In evaluating HR-technology solutions, HR leaders would be well-served to consider the user experience from a number of different angles.More
Inside the Recruiter's Mind
By David Weldon
From the declining importance of the cover letter to the rise of social media, talent-acquisition specialists weigh the varying elements of the hiring process differently. How can HR ensure everyone's on the same page?
Performance Management Needs to Be Disrupted
By Sameer Patel
Performance management needs to be re-thought across three key elements that impact both an organization's programmatic and technology choices.
HR Tech's 'Golden Age'
From the latest in data visualization to advances in the workforce planning, the recently concluded HR Tech conference showed HR leaders what they should have in mind as they plan their future HR-technology investments.More
Maximize Team Productivity With Relatability
By James Arsenault, Director of Product Marketing, Ceridian HCM Inc.
Reconstructing the Employee Experience
Last July, our benefits columnist gained firsthand knowledge of what it's like to move through the healthcare system after surviving being struck by a car. Here are a few of the lessons that accident taught her about the healthcare experience and what needs to change.More