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Is the Gig Economy Shifting Gears?
New research suggests that many independent workers would prefer full-time jobs. That could mean slower growth in the so-called gig economy.
Millennials: Free Spirits -- or Workaholics?
New research suggests many millennial workers are afraid to take vacation -- even though they place a high value on work-life balance.
Can HR Lead the Way to Gender Parity?
New Korn Ferry analysis underscores the executive gender gap that still very much exists at top companies, with the exception of the HR function. Why are more women becoming CHROs, and what can HR do to help achieve gender equality throughout the C-suite?
How Humans and Machines Work Together
HR is essentially the business of managing people. But in the age of technology, how do people and machines work together? Here are some tips to finding the right balance.
Digitizing the Candidate Experience
A better understanding of the needs of candidates -- through the use of current technology -- may lead organizations to a stronger supply of productive and loyal workers once they are hired.
Harnessing the 'Spillover' Effect
New research finds bottom-line benefits when organizations spend time carefully considering which employees should sit near each other. But experts warn that the "peer spillover" effect can also have negative consequences.
The Perils of After-Hours Email
While it may be part of the culture at some organizations for workers to respond to work emails after hours, the practice blurs the line on the work day and may also have harmful effects on employees, according to new research.
Top Talent Expects Top Tech
According to results from two global surveys, equipping employees with smart technology to better perform their jobs not only attracts top talent, but may also aid in retention efforts.
The Trouble with Diversity Training
New research finds mandatory diversity training sends the wrong message to employees. Instead, experts urge HR leaders to make such training voluntary, and to take different approaches such as integrating diversity-related content into existing programs.
3 Ways to Keep Pace as Boomers Retire
Baby-boomer retirement has changed the face of the American workforce. And as aging employees retire -- more and more of them every day -- someone needs to fill their shoes. What is your organization doing to ensure the right people are being prepared to take their place?
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The trend toward dropping performance appraisals is igniting passions and pushback. Why? Because it cuts at the very heart of a long-entrenched relationship between employer and employee.
A Misguided Fix Sep 7, 2016