Going it alone: The pros and cons of consulting
Many HR professionals consider consultancy as a career path, but what are the nuts and bolts, and the pros and cons, of setting out on your own?
Too much big data, not enough heart?
Is HR swinging too much towards the data-driven practices of finance and operations? One researcher worries HR is losing its connection to the people.
Lighter side: $400k employee theft…in coins?
Employee theft is one of HR’s biggest concerns and it can be hard to catch, but how did this employee walk away with almost two million quarters?
HR in the future: assessing skills through virtual tests
In just a few years, you might be choosing your best candidate based on how their avatar performs in a series of screening tests.
Not all perks are created equal
It turns out that the most talked about perks – from unlimited vacation to company-paid ski trips – are not the most effective. What should HR focus on to attract and retain the right people?
Quantity versus quality: the employer branding challenge
New research shows international brands that HR leaders might envy may be attracting more talent, but not better talent.
Bad news: HR is the fun police
It’s hard to be just another part of the team if everyone’s watching what they say around you, but when it comes down to it, that is part of HR's job.
Is diversity best left to white men?
New research shows women and visible minorities might suffer at work when they try to help their peers.
Twitter faces age discrimination suit
Tech companies are well known for their young founders and workforce, but that trend might have backfired on one major social media company.
Lighter side: Synergize your deliverables with Weird Al
In his latest video parody star Weird Al mocks corporate double speak. Which of these are you guilty of?