Assessment and Evaluation

 

If the C-suite increases its social media use internally and externally, it could be used as a tool to impact organizational competence.

To be engaged means employees feel like a part of the organization. They will want to go the extra mile, are willing to stay and will recommend their place of employment and its products and services to others.


Diversity and Inclusion

 

Today, on International Women’s Day, gain insights into what matters to female professionals and how you can help.

Can we “have it all” in terms of a successful career and a full life outside work? A majority of both women and men — 70 percent — say yes. Still, 50 percent say they cannot “have it all at the same time.”

That’s according to Accenture’s March 2013 global research study “Defining Success” that surveyed 4,100 professionals and is part of its 2013 celebration of International Women’s Day. The study explores how women define success, and how employers can address workplace and career issues.


Performance Management

 

Making the workplace friendly for older workers is a strategic driver for organizations looking to sustain value and build for the future.

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Talent Acquisition

 

With the rise of remote workers and increased focus on work-life balance in corporate spheres, is Yahoo’s ban on teleworking regressive?


Compensation and Benefits

 

The sweeping health care reform passed in 2010 finally takes full form in 2014. Here’s what HR needs to know.

The countdown to 2014 — when the entirety of the health care legislation passed in 2010 is set to take effect — has begun.

Three major changes will happen next year as a result of the Affordable Care Act, and each poses challenges for employers.

First, all taxpayers will be required to show proof of health insurance when paying their taxes or pay a penalty. Second, employers with more than 50 full-time employees will be required to provide health insurance or pay a penalty.


Learning and Leadership Development

 

One-on-one mentoring for leadership development isn’t the only option. Don’t shy away from this lesser used tool.

For leadership development, mentoring has become a proven tool that many organizations have embraced. For some, reverse mentoring — when a younger employee mentors the older, say on new technology — has also become popular.


Strategy and Management

 

If the C-suite increases its social media use internally and externally, it could be used as a tool to impact organizational competence.

To be engaged means employees feel like a part of the organization. They will want to go the extra mile, are willing to stay and will recommend their place of employment and its products and services to others.


Technology

 

Case Study: How Zoosk boosted its talent acquisition process after integrating an applicant tracking system.

Problem: Social dating site Zoosk needed an applicant tracking system to keep pace with its growth. Lack of email and calendar integration created a slow, inefficient talent acquisition process.

Solution: The company deployed a comprehensive applicant tracking system that was integrated with social media, reducing transactional burdens and increasing referrals while reducing time-to-hire.