Women in Science, Engineering and Tech Leaving ‘In Droves’
Startling numbers of women working in science, engineering and technology—the same SET industries that grade schools are urging girls to pursue—are considering leaving those fields because of gender bias, a new report found.
More than One Way to Close Skills Gap
The oil and gas industry addresses workforce needs through technical, soft-skills training.
Business, Nonprofits Work To Address Skills Gap
Employers must understand the importance and weight that national certifications carry and be clear about employee qualifications that they want, especially for entry-level positions.
HR Learns to Make ‘Big Data’ Small, Actionable
HR professionals are looking for ways to identify and analyze crucial information amid the tsunami of data at their disposal. Those who are most successful are taking “big data” and making it small, manageable and actionable.
Benefits of High School Internships Abound
Career development activities are becoming increasingly important for high school students who want to get into better colleges and find future employment. Companies offering these opportunities also benefit from the arrangements, according to one recent study.
SHRM Identifies Top OD Trends Affecting HR
Developing five generations of workers and managing the environments and tools they need to be effective are key challenges organizational development (OD) and HR professionals face, according to a new a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) trends report.