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'Googling'
Your Managers
In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, Brian Welle, director of People Analytics at Google, talks about how hard numbers can uncover the key attributes that make people better managers and team members, when used properly.
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Condensing the Workday
An entrepreneur and author talks about how he enabled his employees to "hack" their workday to find better, faster, smarter and easier ways to get things done.
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A Talk Before They Walk
Recent research finds more than half of organizations are conducting "stay interviews" or planning to do so in the near future. How do these chats differ from exit interviews, when should they take place and what should they entail?
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10 HR Analytics You Should Know
Covering everything from absence to recruitment, here are 10 HR analytics that will help HR leaders make the right decisions to move their organizations forward.
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In Pursuit of Diversity
Building a more diverse workforce continues to be a major challenge for many companies. But thanks to a number of specialized hiring tools that have emerged in recent years, employers aren't without options.
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'Sham' Unions, Real Lawsuits
A nearly forgotten provision of federal labor law has come back to haunt wireless carrier T-Mobile. Experts say the case highlights a common practice -- collecting employee feedback -- that could be risky for other companies as well.
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'Fit' to Hire?
The dating site eHarmony is the latest vendor to enter the hiring arena, with a platform designed to match jobseekers with companies whose cultures best align with their personalities and values. But critics say it can potentially undermine workforce diversity, experience and other factors.
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Measuring the Minimum-Wage Effect
New research from the University of Washington looks at the effects of Seattle's minimum-wage increase, and early results show that local prices have not risen as previously feared. Experts discuss how raising the minimum wage could affect businesses in other ways.
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Enabling Better Business Transformation
Organizations must to find new ways to enable employees to gain valuable skills, while employee learning and development must be reimagined and redefined so employees can drive their own careers and development.
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New OT Rule Poses Challenges
The new rule will boost the number of workers who qualify for overtime pay. But experts say its effects on employers remain uncertain.
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A "fundamental attribution error" often leads HR leaders to assume that poor performers are just bad apples, because it is difficult to consider that circumstances might be contributing to their subpar performances.
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