Decoding the Tech-Job-Loss Reports
By Matthew Brodsky
A new survey on the phenomenon of "de-skilling" -- or replacing humans with automation or robots -- as well as a new report detailing losses in the tech industry combine to paint a bleak picture of the state of hiring. But is it an accurate one?
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.
Powering a Revolution
By Andrew R. McIlvaine
At Tesla Motors, ensuring the electric-car maker's unique vision and mission are carried out requires a whole new approach to HR.
Time to Focus on Your Best Performers
By Renee Charney and Carol A. Gravel
Your highest-performing employees may be just the ones most likely considering leaving your organization for another opportunity, especially because those with the strongest skills are generally also those in the highest demand. Keeping those employees should be paramount for your organization's success.
Vice President of Global Human Resources
Erickson Air-Crane Inc.
The Plight of the Gen Xer
By Kristen B. Frasch
Latest research underscores the special difficulties Gen Xers are having making ends meet and planning for retirement. While promotions may be scarce in a slowly recovering economy, there are some things HR executives can do to help this pool of future leaders.
By Carol Patton
In light of rising expat costs and problems linked to mismatched assignments, more HR leaders are taking extra measures to ensure proper fits between expats and their assignments.
Making the Business Argument for Marriage Equality
By Kecia Bal
As prominent employers show their support for furnishing same-sex married couples with the same rights afforded to heterosexual couples, HR leaders point to the positive effect such a stance may have in the war for talent.
Ce-le-bra-tion, Come On! Workday Rising
Workday had many reasons to celebrate at its recent annual user conference, Workday Rising: its wildly successful IPO, its seemingly delighted 350+ customers and its continuing sales momentum. Plus, with three releases a year, Workday is filling the holes in its software faster than customers can fall into any of them.
Author and researcher Sylvia Ann Hewlett thinks huge benefits could be reaped by recognizing the similarities between baby boomers and Gen Yers.
We begin this round with acquisitions: Corporate Executive Board of Arlington, Va., acquired privately held U.K.-based workforce- assessment market leader SHL in a cash deal reportedly worth $660 million.
An Ethical Double Standard in the C-Suite?
By Kristen B. Frasch
Judging from the recent goings-on at Best Buy, are members of C-suites running renegade, answering to completely different sets of behavioral rules, or none at all?
Top 25 Most-Read HREOnline Stories
Since a redesigned website for Human Resource Executive® was launched in May 2006, we have offered readers timely analyses of HR trends and issues as well as thought-provoking columns and articles by thought leaders, along with posting our print magazine content online.
These top 25 most-read stories give you an idea of what HR professionals have been most interested in reading about on HREOnline since that time.
By Michael O'Brien
New York-based ING U.S.
hired Kevin D. Silva
as executive vice president and chief human resources officer. He reports to ING U.S. CEO Rodney Martin.