Human Resources

What Non-Retirees Mean for the Workforce

The decision of 72-year-old railway executive Hunter Harrison to pursue a challenging new gig instead of retirement is emblematic of the changing shape of the workforce

5 Ways to Win Top Talent Without Huge Salaries

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Can't match the wages offered by your giant rivals? No matter! A bit of creativity and flexibility can attract the best and brightest

What You Should Know Before Throwing a Company Holiday Party

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End-of-year bashes are a common way to thank employees for their hard work over the past 12 months. But employers need to be aware of their obligations to prevent and respond to workplace harassment

Is Your Workplace Millennial-Ready Yet?

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More than 90% of employers are failing to integrate Gen Y employees into their workforces, according to a recent study

How to Actually Make Unlimited Vacations Work

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It's the ultimate work perk, but experts warn there are also pitfalls to letting your people take as much time off as they want

Should Staff Have to Check Email After Hours?

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The French government is clamping down on how much companies can ask employees to do outside the workday. Here's why that won't actually help people find balance

5 Unique Perks Your Employees Would Probably Love to Have

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From booze and brews to cars and CrossFit, these companies know how to motivate their people

How to Replace the Awkward Year-End Performance Review

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This employer swapped the annual sitdown for quarterly development conversations

What Bosses Can Learn From Their Coddled Millennial Employees

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We keep complaining younger workers are too sensitive and needy, but they’re really just rejecting abuse as a standard management tactic

The 2 Tests Every Job Candidate Must Pass

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Your business is only as good as the people that work within it. What one entrepreneur does to ensure new hires will fit into his company’s culture

Are Your Employees Financially Literate?

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Money worries can hurt productivity and performance. Why you should help staff plan their fiscal futures, and how to do it

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