Is Your Severance Policy Hurting Your Employer Brand?
By Karen Stevens
Top candidates rely on the public perception of an employer's brand to help guide their decision making when it comes to choosing a job, yet the HR industry tends to focus on branding during the recruitment and hiring processes, and not on the one process where it may matter even more: a reduction in force.
Standing Up for Productivity
By Kecia Bal
The next move toward affecting change in sedentary work environments could very well be the "stand-up" meeting, which new research shows may benefit collaboration and, indirectly, work performance.
Does Flextime Penalize Night Owls?
By Kecia Bal
Though many studies and surveys show that flextime is among the most popular workplace flexibility programs -- and one that appears to drive productivity -- a new look at when an employee chooses to work reveals a potential bias toward early birds.
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.
Is Employee Loyalty Dead?
By Mark McGraw
A new survey finds a majority of employers have hired a "job-hopper," with nearly one-third saying they now expect workers to have shorter stays. While such applicants may raise red flags, experts advise HR professionals to look at the whole picture when evaluating them.
The Two-Wheel Commute
By Andrew R. McIlvaine
With a drastic rise over the past decade in the number of workers who use bicycles to commute to and from work, experts say there are a number of simple things HR leaders can do to keep that momentum building in their own organization.