Payback Time: The Top 10 Most Lucrative College Degrees
It's back to business at colleges across the country — but not for the nation's most recent graduates. More than 40 percent of them are unemployed and many are loaded with student debt. Small wonder, then, that some question whether a college education is really worth the time and money.
Preparing Your Workforce for Digital Transformation
Make talent development a priority in the age of digital disruption
A Job Title Just for You: The Rise of the Custom Position
With the unemployment rate hitting the lowest level since 2008, even the happiest employees are deciding to investigate their career options. Three in 10 employees regularly search for new job opportunities even though they are currently employed, according to CareerBuilder.com.
5 Architects’ Wild Designs of the Future Workplace
We talk a lot about the future of work, but what about the future of where we work?
Is Tinder Tomorrow’s Recruiting Tool?
This spring, an unusual profile went up on the dating app Tinder—instead of looking for love, this new Tinder-er was seeking labor.
Band-Aids Can’t Fix Your Aging Human Resource Information System
By now most organizations know they need a Human Resource Information System (HRIS). But when it becomes clear that an existing solution is soon to be obsolete, the choice to either keep finding workarounds or scrap the solution in favor of a new tool is a tough one.
8 College Majors That Didn't Exist 5 Years Ago
English, Biology, History. These college majors of yore are taking a backseat to a new wave of highly specific—and timely—areas of study.
How to Build an HR Analytics Team [Infographic]
In the age of Big Data, business leaders and HR professionals are still learning to combine age-old intuition with analytics when it comes to making workforce decisions. Josh Bersin, principal and founder of research firm Bersin by Deloitte, mentioned in a recent interview that only 4 percent of the market is currently running sophisticated people analytics, while 50 to 60 percent of companies are still trying to make sense of the data they have.
Relocations, New Offices, Work-cations: It’s All About Keeping Top Talent
To retain highly-valued employees, many companies give employees the option to work from home, leave work early to attend their kids’ choir performance or, if they so choose, practically live at the office filled with gourmet meals, a gym and massages. But it doesn’t stop there: when employees want to move to a new city, companies are accommodating employees by providing a slew of relocation options or even the possibility to open a new office. It’s all in the name of avoiding the loss of a top-performing employee to another company.