The news came out a week ago that Hank Jackson, President of SHRM, is going to be retiring at the end of the year. He will have been the CEO of SHRM since 2010 – which is a very long time for Presidents, CEO’s etc.. Now the Board of Directors has to decide where to
For a totally fun post – Can you imagine having to recruit for the following jobs? What would your realistic job preview be for these? Cobra Feeder: Antenna Climber: Professional Subway Pusher:
I love getting the CB insights email newsletters. They are always informative, and just a wee bit irreverent (okay really irreverent). Aside from the edgy humor, they are more known for doing an amazing job tracking the world of Corporate transactions. I wanted to pass along this link to their really fun infographic tracking the HR
While we were excited to roll into the new year, my friends in France rolled into the new year with one new additional right – the Right to Disconnect. Effective January 1, employers in France must draw up policies allowing for individuals to truly disconnect in the off hours. Add this to the 35 hour
The Cornell Center for Advanced HR Studies (CAHRS) just published a paper on applicant perceptions on companies and the impact it has on whether they apply. What they found was that if the company is not viewed favorably then it can impact the applicant flow by 50%! In some cases, this can be very costly,
2017 is going to be an amazing year, and to help, here is the link to a great directory of the HR conferences. At this point, there appear to be over 70 different conferences this coming year! It is amazing the variety of conferences ranging from strategic HR, Relocation, talent acquisition and the SHRM conferences.
One of the interesting Buzz or Trends the last 18 months was the flurry around getting rid of Performance Reviews inside of major companies. Articles were touting huge names like GE, Adobe and Deloitte to add credibility to the idea. However, instead of being a lemming, here are some things to consider. 35 Years of
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standard has continued to make progress. There are now 17 stock exchanges that have published guidance on what sustainability reporting a company should have as part of their public filings. There are now 21 additional stock exchanges that have pledged to add sustainability reporting to their guidance too! Here is
Great update from the BLS on the non-farm Payroll rates. Pretty substantial increases.
A great article from the BBC explaining how different cultures can view the same emojis. To the point that a firm needed to hire a translator!