- July 18, 2019
For many jobs, it may be less costly to upskill workers than to fire them and hire people with new skills. Amazon's $700 million plan to upskill its workforce may save it money.
- July 16, 2019
ThinkHR and Mammoth HR, which sell HR technology, best practices and HR compliance services through channel partners, have merged. The two firms provide services to 350,000 employers.
- July 15, 2019
Amazon's plan to upskill its workforce cites high-growth occupations such as data scientist and what it calls data mapping specialist. But its claims about growth may be off.
- July 10, 2019
Employees aren't afraid to challenge their employers on workplace and social issues. That kind of employee activism may challenge HR to rethink its employee experience strategy.
- July 03, 2019
Adoption of universal healthcare, or Medicare-for-all-type plans, may make retaining employees and recruiting a lot harder, according to Dan Schawbel, research director at Future Workplace.
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- June 26, 2019
Employee recognition software is having a moment at General Motors Co. The software helps with budgeting and engagement, and the automaker is deploying it to 160,000 employees globally.
- June 26, 2019
HR is preparing to embrace AI tools without knowing exactly what they will deliver or change. Attendees at the SHRM conference believe AI will, at least initially, take on routine jobs.
- June 25, 2019
The new SurveyMonkey SMS collector enables enterprise plan customers to send out web links to surveys via text message. The vendor claims this will elicit a higher response rate.
- June 25, 2019
The growth of the external workforce may be getting ahead of HR's ability to manage it. That raises security issues, including determining whether workers are who they say they are.
- June 24, 2019
There are some 22,000 people at the annual SHRM conference in Las Vegas. It's HR's biggest gathering, and it's becoming more of a technology conference, thanks to AI.
- June 21, 2019
AI is gaining ground in recruiting, hiring and now in contracting. A London-based firm provides some insight about what the future may hold in contracting for niche markets.
- June 14, 2019
Generation Z may demand more human-to-human contact with managers and co-workers. Surveys suggest that text messaging will also top the list.
- June 12, 2019
The Virginia Beach shooting that killed 12 may help motivate employers to deploy mass notification systems as well as programs to identify problem employees. HR plays a role in both.
- June 05, 2019
Low unemployment levels today won't stop the arrival of robotics and automation. Michael Lotito, a labor law attorney, is heading a new group that wants to address the problem.
- May 24, 2019
Improving employee experience, productivity and overall employee well-being are top priorities for HR managers, but they are difficult to achieve, according to the 2019 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report.