New HR Systems Accommodate Changes in Technology
Social media, analytics, human capital management and software-as-a-service are among key components in the newest, and costliest, HR information technology systems.
Code Words Cast Women as Nurturers or Leaders
Language can color how women are perceived and stymie their advancement.
Emerging Leaders Initiative Uses Fun Approach to Networking
The Philadelphia regional chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (PSHRM) puts a fresh, fun spin on networking for college students and new graduates, and their efforts are paying off.
Boost Performance with Help of 'Moral Molecule'
Entrepreneur and neuroscientist Paul J. Zak, Ph.D., thinks organizations should use the neuroscience behind the “cuddle hormone” oxytocin—the chemical foundation that helps build trust and closeness—to improve business performance.
'Big Data' Offers Golden Opportunity to HR: Bernstein
When organizations are more precise in finding the people with right skills, they can reduce their cost-per-applicant and cost-per-hire.
Employees Prefer Women Leaders, Studies Show
A new study reveals that people prefer leaders who are collaborative—a trait they associate with women, according to Pershing, a global financial business consultancy. What they don't like: "traditional” models of leadership, whereby top execs punish employees and give them orders—actions respondents associated with men.
Control Executive-Coaching Costs, Quality
A cross-departmental partnership helps a company revamp its executive-coaching program.
Fiorina: HR Pros Must Be 'Change Warriors'
Carly Fiorina, the first woman to lead a Fortune 200 company, urged HR professionals to be “change warriors” to help their organizations unleash the human potential needed to compete in today’s economy during her March 18 keynote session at SHRM’s 2014 Employment Law & Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.