Teachers standing in front of their first class of the semester. Nurses moving to a new department and interacting with the initial patient. Firefighters learning to use new equipment. These are just a few examples of the potentially stressful situations that employees—new and seasoned—may face on the job.
Tag: General Motors
Workers at the Nissan auto plant in Canton, Mississippi, rejected a unionization effort by the United Auto Workers (UAW) on August 3-4, leaving intact the union’s record of unsuccessful organizing attempts at foreign-owned auto plants in the South.
A new study addresses women in the workplace and their opportunities to assume leadership roles … And the results demonstrate a need for change. Women in the Workplace 2016, a comprehensive annual study of the state of women in corporate America by McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.org, finds that women fall behind early and face […]
Yesterday’s Advisor featured Consultant Scott Hamilton’s five steps to get away from legacy thinking and figure out what’s coming next. Today, we list and describe companies that failed to thrive, plus Hamilton’s five organizational trends for 2015. History and market velocity dictate that companies that ignore innovation will fail, Hamilton says. Kodak Kodak stopped being […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, BLR legal editor Jasmin Rojas explored Zappos’ new approach to recruiting—all on social media, no postings. In this issue, more of her thoughts about how you may learn from their initiative.
March is Women’s History Month. Let’s face it, the business world has been dominated by men for too long. Episodes of Mad Men come to mind, where just 50 years ago the majority of women served as assistants or secretaries. Sure, we’ve made progress, but has it been fast enough?