Overcoming the Silent Epidemic
By Dr. Giovanni Colella
A healthy workforce is essential to creating a healthy business, and that means employers must make efforts to assist workers with mental illness in the workplace.
Hiring High-Profile Candidates
There is no single button that an HR department head can push to learn what they need to know when it comes to vetting high-profile candidates. Indeed, resourcefulness, time and expertise are the "magic bullets" for performing a rigorous key-hire review.More
'Sex and the Office'
By Kristen B. Frasch
A UCLA researcher and author offers an all-new premise behind why women aren't getting ahead -- that the men who could be helping them fear their own discriminatory foibles, a problem she says is exacerbated by current-day harassment training.
In Search of Better Sleep
By Mark McGraw
Employers and vendors are becoming increasingly aware of the toll sleep deprivation takes on the workplace, and experts suggest making sleep improvement part of your overall wellness initiatives.
Background Screening for Big Hires
By Randy Shain
HR's role in the vetting process needs to go beyond criminal-record searches and perfunctory education and employment verification in order to proactively uncover the "good, bad and ugly" about a potential business leader.
Reconsidering Career Planning
By Andrew R. McIlvaine
Some manufacturing companies, concerned about looming skills shortages, are actively encouraging students and their parents to consider paths other than a four-year college degree. But they say more help from HR is needed.