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Changing the Channel
Former HR leader Fred Knowles left behind a career that included stops at Under Armour and Capital One and ended up making a sitcom starring Ed Asner.
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.
Who Drives Change In Your Organization?
Business unit leaders, who often sit unnoticed between the C-suite and team leadership, play the most significant role in implementing change, delivering business benefits and ensuring high levels of sustained business performance, according to Accenture data.
Millennials' New View on Training
A new report discovers millennials are willing to pay for their own training. What's driving this trend? Will employers begin requiring workers to foot the bill for their own training?
'Googling' Your Managers
In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, Brian Welle, director of people analytics at Google, talks about how hard numbers -- when used properly -- can uncover the key attributes that make people better managers and team members, when used properly.
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.
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?
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.
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.
'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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A seven-year examination of performance appraisals at one large organization suggests employers may want to rethink some well-entrenched assumptions.