Male-dominated industries drive moms away
Moms in the US are more likely to leave in male-dominated jobs, compared with industries that are evenly split or have more women.
A new approach to mobility, or not?
Just as you were getting used to the BYOD phenomenon, a new approach to mobility has reared its head: COPE.
Inked up: can you ask your team to cover tattoos?
Staff and management often clash over dress codes, but how do you manage someone's skin?
US executives see telecommuting as an avenue to career stagnation
Does working at home makes employees "invisible" to bosses?
Pick potential over performance every time
Are you being dazzled by results in the ‘here and now’, instead of looking at longer term leadership potential? It’s not always the shining starts who have the most potential.
Five ways to sell EAP to the bean counters
Half of companies now offer Employee Assistance Programs, so if you don’t have one you’re losing a competitive advantage – but how can HR sell it to the C-Suite?
Generation Alien: the disconnect between employers and young workers
Obscure processes, lengthy hiring times and a total lack of feedback is frustrating and disillusioning young workers, making them less likely to seek and find employment. How can HR help?
Don’t let the ‘Great Recession’ obscure engagement
While companies adjust to the ‘new normal’ economic climate, their focus on employee engagement may have been supplanted, but it should remain at the top of the agenda.
Your $1m risk: are your executives covered for workplace injuries?
Some executives could be at risk because they’re not covered for injury claims, and general coverage often excludes workplace injuries.
Rules apply equally: judge disciplines himself
It’s an important HR rule that the guidelines and policies apply equally to management as front line staff. One US judge took that to heart, finding himself in contempt of court.