A Not-So-Quiet Problem: Noise!
By Jack Robinson
Big open spaces with lots of glass can result in a noisy workplace that's bad for productivity and morale. A warning sign that you have a problem: Everyone's wearing headphones.
The Value of Investing in Employee Well-being
HR and benefits leaders are getting smarter and more thoughtful about how wellness or well-being programs can have a high impact in driving desired people and business outcomes.More
Recruiting Gets Real
By Mark McGraw
Employers are beginning to integrate virtual reality into their recruiting efforts, and experts predict the technology will someday prove useful in other HR-specific areas such as onboarding and training.
Is Your Culture Working For or Against You?
By Samantha Weiner
Today's leaders face a new era of corporate reputational risk from both inside and outside their walls, making it more important than ever to articulate and embed a shared purpose and set of values that will serve as a guiding light during troubled times.
3 Ways to Avoid Benefits Buyer's Remorse
By Monica Majors
Beyond simply comparing premiums and deductibles, here are the three elements that HR leaders must consider before choosing health-plan benefits for their organizations.
The Other Pay Gap
By Julie Davidson
The gap in pay between the private and public sectors can be bridged, experts say, by changing to a more market-based federal pay system.
New Focus on Flexibility
By Carol Harnett, Benefits Columnist
Five years ago, when HRE was celebrating its 25th anniversary, workplace flexibility was not nearly as paramount to employers as it is today.
Is Short Learning Enough?
By Diane Belcher and Robert McKinney
There are hundreds of places to find quick bites of learning online, and that's appealing to time-crunched staffs. But how short is too short to ensure learning is retained and, most importantly, applied?
New Focus on Flexibility
Five years ago, when HRE was celebrating its 25th anniversary, workplace flexibility was not nearly as paramount to employers as it is today.More
Flexing the Workplace
HR executives who want to compete for a modern workforce need to consider weaving some element of flexibility into their culture to win the attraction-and-retention game.More
5 Innovation Drivers in Workplace Tech
Here's a look at some current trends in HR-systems development and design, and what HR leaders should consider when assessing HR-tech solutions.More
ADP Buys Something Really Cool
Is your HR department still fretting and fussing for the third year over re-inventing the dreaded annual performance review with its numerical rankings? And has its two-year hysteria eased over low employee engagement, and how to measure it, let alone raise it? Well, all that time The Marcus Buckingham Co. has had some clever solutions and now ADP owns it.More
10 Steps to Becoming More Analytical
By Jeff Merrifield
When it comes to increasing your HR organization's use of analytics, you don't need deep quantitative training to help leaders make more informed evidence-based decisions.
'Smart' Questions to Ask
Here are some things to consider and questions to ask vendors of "smart" HR technologies that are designed to help HR leaders make better technology and business decisions.More
By Chris Cutter
Let's say your company wants to start a new healthy-eating program. What do you need to do between now and its launch date to ensure the program's success? Here are four steps to follow.
A Powerful Combo
As processes and technologies evolve, recruitment marketing is taking an important new place at the intersection of HR technology and marketing.More