A new report, released by Henley Business School and Oxford Strategic Consulting (OSC), examined global human capital challenges facing today’s leading organizations and how business leaders can deliver the differentiating strategic capabilities (DiSCs) needed to achieve outstanding strategic success.
A rebus is an allusional device that uses pictures to represent words or parts of words. Can you guess what HR term this rebus depicts? If you get stuck, click the “See Answer” button below. P.S. If you want to go back, you can always click “Back to Puzzle” button to the right. See Answer […]
When starting a business, there are a lot of things to take into consideration. However, how much consideration is taken for the overall design of the company office space? A new survey shows that employers may want to consider overhauling their office space; it may produce happier, more productive employees, and, in turn, increase the […]
Human Resource (HR) professionals are often put in situations where they are required to balance the needs and wants of employees as well as those of the overall company. While the needs of a company are important, employees are the key reason as to why companies are successful, which means their ability to deliver results while being happy in their role is the ultimate goal.
The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) recently affirmed a district court’s ruling that an employee failed to establish a case of disability discrimination and retaliation.
Fear-based work cultures are more common than you might think. In some cases, the culture stems from the top down, and HR leaders, despite their best efforts, are unable to make a dent in the systemic issue. However, in most cases, fear-based work cultures aren’t set in stone. Even the most unapproachable chief executives take heart when their culture receives negative reviews and publicity, and impacts their bottom line.
Do you think your job is stressful? If so, what makes it so stressful? According to a new survey released by CareerCast, the most common workplace stressor is deadlines. CareerCast surveyed over 1,000 employees and found that 71% of respondents say they have higher-than-moderate stress levels in the workplace.
Whether the topic is recruiting, human resources, or leadership, the businesses that lead in these fields are in constant competition. They might compete to get more business, to get the best hires, or to have the best brand. The powerful market force of competition, however, has a twin force: collaboration.
Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle, written in 1906, portrays the harsh conditions immigrant workers faced in the meatpacking industry at the turn of the century. Sinclair’s novel helped pave the way for reform in the meatpacking industry and probably spawned the vegetarian movement, but that’s just neither here nor there.
While U.S. companies seem to be engaged in a paid family leave arms race, the amount of time offered may not be the most important factor to employees, a new study has found. Instead, flexibility may be of greater value to workers than a more rigid policy that provides a longer duration of leave, the […]