CEO’s Letter: America’s Workforce Policy and HR’s Never-Ending Burden

You all ready for the new overtime requirements for workers earning $47,476 or less per year? Of course you are. Finally HR got the Affordable Care Act (ACA) healthcare selection process and program choices up on employee portals. No problem—they have been there for a few years. Ready for the extra bathroom? Of course, why […]

Public Sector Policies

How government agencies can vastly fix their personnel problems through analytics.   By Mike Giuffrida   The last few years haven’t been easy on any organization. Government agencies and the public sector are facing a series of challenges that are set to have an impact on how they manage talent if things don’t change.   […]

92 Different Recycling Policies

PwC’s pioneering CR officer gets granular.     By The Editors   Shannon Schuyler aspires to a job without a future. Despite the marketplace being filled with downsizing, displacement, and distrust, the Corporate Responsibility leader of the Americas at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), feels that her ultimate success will only occur when she is told that her […]

Economic and Political Events Shaping Employers’ Futures

From the banking industry’s health to swine flu threats, here is a litany of issues that companies should keep in mind as the country nears recovery. By Michael Beygelman   There are interesting events unfolding economically and socially, which affect both U.S. employers and workers alike. Even though unemployment hit its highest rate in 26 […]

Reigning in Relocation Policies To Maximize Cost Savings

When times are tough, ON Semiconductor turns to an outsourced relocation provider for better results by Kelly Kayser   Due to the complex nature of relocation and the many moving parts involved, issues can and will come up. The key to a successful supplier relationship is how you approach issue resolution, work as a team […]

Managing Talent During Today’s Economic and Political Changes

Hires are down, but is this a time to panic? Some organizations are shifting their focus to improve their recruitment processes. by Michael Beygelman Barak Obama has clinched the Democratic Party’s nomination. He is also expected to raise more than $357 million to fund his White House bid, while John McCain will only have $85 […]

Baker’s Dozen Workplace Screening: Provider Aids Sutter Health with Policy and Compliance Support

In an end-to-end service relationship, a California hospital chain consolidates screening service vendors and discovers that a partnership with a single provider can lead to greater benefits. by Carolyn Beghin, Director of HR, Sutter Health Human Resources has evolved over the years as we’ve placed greater emphasis on strategic communications and explored new ways to […]

When a Relocation Tests the Boundaries of Policy

What happens when an HR organization face an unusual employee transfer not covered by outsourcing SLAs or company policy? For those who outsource, the answer may lie with the provider. by HROT Staff If relocating to a new job in a new town weren’t difficult enough for employees, employees face an even more unsettling prospect […]