How to Identify Future Leaders
By Joaquin Alvarez
Organizations are being challenged to identify the internal leaders who will best navigate in an age of uncertainty and disruption.
The agile approach to management uses teams to work through a process designed to respond to unpredictability. This new concept, however, will require organizations to adopt a new set of people-management practices, experts say.
What Big Trends Mean for HR Tech
The annual release of a "must-read" report holds some interesting findings for HR tech professionals in the areas of mobile devices, cloud computing and the use of gamification for learning and development.More
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.