Bad Weather, Higher Productivity?
While many employers in the Northeast sector of the United States may scoff at the notion, new research finds there may actually be a positive business effect from inclement weather conditions.
Trends to Watch
From the "Internet of Me" to reimagining the workforce, major HR technology trends are transforming the way modern business gets done.More
Wrestling with the ACA's Reporting Requirements
By Carol Patton
A new survey finds many organizations are struggling with the reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act. Experts discuss ways HR leaders can get their organizations ahead of the compliance curve.
Educational Requirements Rising
By Jill Cueni-Cohen
A college degree has become the new high-school diploma, as recent research shows that more companies will seek workers with higher education qualifications. Experts weigh in on the future of educational requirements in the workplace.
Controlling Costs in China
By Kecia Bal
Though a few steps can help trim costs, experts say tracking return on investment for the inevitable costs of relocating employees to China yields the strongest bottom-line results.
Disrupting HR in 2015
As HR executives turn the calendar page, here are several areas of opportunity for using HR-tech solutions to help solve some of their organizations' more pressing challenges.More
The Power of Community
By Andrew R. McIlvaine
Employers are seeing the wisdom of setting up social-media talent communities to familiarize passive job candidates with their organizations, and vice versa.
The Call-Center Blues
By Andrew R. McIlvaine
People who work in call centers tend to be less healthy, suffer from more stress and take more medical leave than workers in other fields. But while the work can clearly take its toll on those answering the phones, HR leaders aren't without tools that can go a long way in minimizing the impact.
By Mark McGraw
With some companies embroiled in legal battles over severance-agreement language, now's a good time to make sure you're being fair to departing employees and protecting the organization as well.
Being a Better Consumer
Organizations can do a better job working with their providers of HR technology -- and thereby drive improved business outcomes -- by following the five simple tips below.More
The Call for Talent Analytics and A Single Source of Business Truth
By Kevin Grossman, Director of Product and Content Marketing, Peoplefluent
By Harvey Meyer
With more and more employees working virtually anywhere -- laptops in hand -- and real-estate costs continuing to rise, workspaces will be taking on a whole host of new choices and designs.
Working with Wearables
Tech giant Apple's long-anticipated introduction of its smartwatch threw wearable technology into the headlines again. But while there's no denying the value of these devices in capturing meaningful healthcare data, some serious questions surrounding their true effectiveness remain.More