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Let My People Go Surfing
Does any company operate in a way that properly addresses the hot-button topics of the past year? The answer to that question can be found in the 10th anniversary edition of a book written by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia.
Dec 12, 2017
Clarifying Paid-Leave Policies
Employers may want to revisit their leave policies in the aftermath of a recent EEOC lawsuit against cosmetics maker Estee Lauder, experts say.
Nov 27, 2017
A Wary Welcome
Many employers applauded President Trump's proposal for a national standard for parental leave, but some worry his plan could end up costing them money.
Jul 11, 2017 Jun 5, 2017
Navigating the Legal Maze
Much has changed over the past few decades as far as employment law is concerned -- and with a new administration now at the wheel, more changes likely lie ahead.
May 12, 2017
Pet-Friendly Perks
According to new research, employers are unleashing a pack of new benefits for employees' four-legged friends.
May 8, 2017
Q&A on Benefits
Apr 4, 2017
Little Movement on Maternity Leave
New research shows the percentage of women taking maternity leave has stagnated over the past 20-plus years. What can HR do to get that number moving in the right direction?
Mar 6, 2017
The Year in Gender Diversity
While a woman may not have made her way into the White House, I believe 2016 was actually a pretty good year for gender diversity in corporate America. If nothing else, workplace gender diversity has been highly topical this year.
Dec 21, 2016
Bias Seen in Paid Parental Benefits
A new survey finds an imbalance in how the genders are treated when it comes to employers' paid parental benefits. Experts suggest ways organizations can work toward a gender-neutral policy.
Oct 27, 2016
Sparking a Revolution
Hearing the cries of their employees, employers are increasingly considering real-life challenges as they construct their benefit strategies.
Oct 17, 2016
Wrestling with Caregiving Woes
As more workers take on caregiving duties, experts urge HR professionals to revisit leave policies and help eliminate the (often unconscious) biases regarding these workers.
Oct 10, 2016
Culture-Change Agents
Microsoft CHRO Kathleen Hogan got a big assignment from CEO Satya Nadella last year: help develop a "growth mind-set" at the tech giant. Here's how she and her team have tackled the challenge.
Sep 19, 2016
Sick-Leave Laws Cause HR Headaches
When it comes to paid sick leave, there are no easy answers for multistate employers, which must contend with a growing number of inconsistent state and local mandates.
Aug 23, 2016
Juggling Paternal Rights and Job Duties
A new report uncovers some challenges men face when trying to make use of their company's parental-leave policies. Experts say incentives and managerial training are powerful tools to get more male workers to make use of such leave programs.
Jul 12, 2016
Making an Impact
The WhatWorks Awards, Bersin by Deloitte's 2016 competition, recognizes leading strategies throughout all spectrums of HR, including learning, leadership and talent.
Jun 8, 2016
Alternative Approaches
While competitive base pay may play an important role in recruiting candidates, a new survey shows more companies are planning to boost their reliance on alternative rewards to bolster their offers.
Apr 21, 2016
Q&A on Benefits
Mar 7, 2016
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