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Unlocking Leaders' True Potential
New research finds many business leaders feeling their organization could do more to help them pursue their motivations and goals. Are you doing enough to help executives flourish?
Prepared for the Worst
As unsettling as it may be to fathom, the threat of active shooters is a reality of the workplace. Tools and resources are available, however, to help employers be better equipped for the unthinkable.
'Working in the Dark'
New research finds many organizations are not keeping a close eye on the training their frontline workers receive, and experts say that lack of oversight could come back to haunt them.
On Your Mark, Get Set, Hire!
A glimpse into the world's most massive recruiting effort behind the Olympic Games -- in this case, the upcoming mega-event in Rio de Janeiro.
The Quality-of-Hire Quandary
LinkedIn research finds talent-acquisition managers saying quality of hire is still the best gauge of the recruiting function's performance. Relatively few companies, however, report being satisfied with how they measure this important metric.
Showing Them the Way
As the recruiting wars heat up, career frameworks are emerging as a potentially useful way for organizations to hold onto top performers while building talent from within.
Creating a Just Culture
While the topic of justice is a divisive issue these days, when it comes to the top factors American workers value most in a just company, there appears to be more consensus than division, according to new research.
Can Employee Training Lead to Higher Profits?
Does intensive internal training of employees lead to higher profits? In knowledge-based industries where the main asset is skilled professionals such as software engineers, the answer is yes, according to a research paper.
Reimagining the Manager Role
New research finds only a third of surveyed workers expressing interest in managerial roles within their organization. Experts say HR needs to better understand the preferences and driving forces of different generations in their workforce in order to make the role a more appealing one.
Are You Losing at Leadership Development?
Recent research finds organizations are investing time and money in leadership development, but aren't getting the desired results. Why aren't more companies producing quality leaders, and what can HR do about it?
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Talent Management Column

Approximately 15 percent of people who are in the current labor force are working under an alternative arrangement, as opposed to "regular" employment. Does this mean there is a new normal in the working economy?