Have you ever looked in envy at an article online and seen the incredible, bright, and colorful work spaces Google’s 70,000+ employees enjoy on a daily basis? I have, too.… Creating innovative work spaces is only scratching the surface when it comes to Google’s revolution of Human Resources (HR), or People Operations as it is […]
In just the past year, Millennials surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation and started inching their way to making up the majority of the workforce. For HR professionals, this shift in the workforce can create a challenge, as Millennials are known for job hopping more than previous generations. In fact, Deloitte reports that […]
To enable organizations to thrive in a competitive digital marketplace, Oracle and the MIT Technology Review—an independent media company founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1899—has released a new study that highlights the importance of collaboration between finance and human resources (HR) teams with a unified cloud.
BLR’s popular podcast, HR Works, recently featured an interview with Dave Ulrich, the man some call the “father of modern HR.” He and his colleagues have a new book out that can help HR leaders in a practical and research-based way. The book is Victory through Organization, Why the War for Talent is failing Your […]
Summer is in full swing, and with it comes heat and humidity—at least depending on what part of the country you’re from. In any case, when it’s hot and humid outside, your employees are looking to stay cool no matter what. However, depending on what your dress code policy is, you may be discriminating against […]
Does your company have valuable trade secrets, which could do some significant damage to your bottom line if those secrets got out? If so, you may want to consider an employment contract or confidentiality agreement so those secrets remain secrets. Or, you can follow in the footsteps of one of the most popular television shows […]
The role of HR and learning leaders has been in an ongoing state of evolution for the past few decades. One of the most significant parts of this evolution has been for HR and learning leaders to move from the role of administrator to a business partner, one that is actively involved in business planning […]
The popularity of emoji is widespread, with 92% of the online population using these characters in daily conversation. Businesses are catching on and have begun to incorporate emoji into their marketing efforts to better reach their audience. In fact, Appboy’s analytics shows that the number of emoji used in social campaigns has increased 777% year-over-year […]
For years, managers from marketing to IT used big data to make smarter business decisions. Now, HR’s embracing it too—and taking big data a step further. We’re doing this by applying analytics to HR data. The result: people analytics.
Power is a powerful thing, and recent research shows that people in positions of power are also suffering from brain damage. If your CEO seems off sometimes, there’s a scientific reason why.