By Julie Cook Ramirez
Increasingly, former employees are being welcomed back with open arms, as long as they possess the requisite skills and attitudes.
Gaining Their Trust
By Andrew R. McIlvaine
Being seen as a reliable business partner by the CEO may require HR leaders to earn the trust and respect of their C-suite colleagues and board members first.
Rethinking vs. Redesigning HR
While breaking up the HR function may not be the best remedy for what ails the profession, reconsidering its priorities -- including its need for practitioners to have better business judgment -- may be.
Telecommuting: Benefit or Accommodation?
By Jill Cueni-Cohen
While only 10 percent of U.S. employees currently work from home, one legal case making its way through the courts stands poised to force employers to rethink their telecommuting policies.
Lucky '13 -- or Not?
By David Shadovitz
The magazine's editor shares his annual picks of the people, places and things that are going to finish the year on a high note -- and the people, places and things that find themselves on the other end of the spectrum.
Executive Vice President of Human Resources
By Michael O'Brien/Talent-Management Columnist
Building the Case for 'Hybrid' Telework
By David Shadovitz
New research suggests that teleworkers can be either as productive as or even more productive than other workers, even in those instances when they're working remotely just one to three days a week.
Seeking the 'Holy Grail' of HR
Yahoo! and Microsoft recently announced they are revamping their performance-management systems in very different ways, but the two also now share a best practice that shouldn't get lost in the debate over the pros and cons of forced rankings.
Liar for Hire
By Harvey Meyer
Professional deception services that help applicants dupe employers through lies and fake references are on the rise, but there are ways HR can step up its game to double-dupe them.
Beyond the Job Fair
By Maura Ciccarelli
Employers are seeking and finding ways -- using social media and gamification -- to make recruiting more effective through better, smaller pools of potential candidates.
Connecting Work/Life Balance to Turnover
By Kecia Bal
Employees who do not feel their companies uphold workers' efforts to juggle work and home obligations may be more likely to jump ship, new research finds. That means managers need to get better at recognizing the signs of burnout, experts say.
No Going Back?
By David Shadovitz, Editor
Who Uses Out-of-Office Benefits More?
By Kristen B. Frasch
Recent research shows men use flexible, out-of-office benefits more than women. Experts say this points to a need for employers to get rid of old stereotypes and do a better job meeting all workers' non-work needs.