HR Round Table Posts


In this edition of Editor's Insights, HRIQ is joined again by Professor Eric Y.H. Tsui, Researcher and Practitioner in Knowledge Management, and Vice President at Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society. According to Tsui&...
A New Era of Leadership Communication Studies at institutions such as Harvard Business S...
The Motley Fool is known for innovation in continuous learning. Sam Cicotello is the Dean of Motley Fool University. Cicotello sits with HRIQ to discuss the unique approaches taken to constantly expand the minds of emerging lead...
Editor’s Insights is joined this week by Vijay Rao from Facebook, manager of the HR People Services. He joins us to discuss Facebook’s HRSS and people strategy development. [inlinead] Alexandra Guadag...
Research continues to show that HR departments are not fulfilling their potential as a strategic business partner in organizatio...
Jill Zimmerman, Vice President of Talent Acquisition and Development for Discover Financial Services, joins...
Private text messages cost Hearst executive Scott Sassa his job last month (March 2013) when they were forwarded to Hearst’s legal department, according to BusinessInsider.com. The text messages between Sassa and an escort b...
The Boston region experienced a security emergency last week on Friday, 4/19, as a manhunt was under wa...
The question of whether Florida judges and lawyers can be Facebook "friends" went all the way to the Florida Supreme Court when a judge was removed from a criminal case because he and the prosecutor were friends online, according to The South...
The Perfect HR Manager
Published: 2013-04-08
As the HR function transforms, so does the standard of what it entails to be an effective HR manager. Being an HR...
Companies are recognizing that it really is all about the people-- they are beginning to truly treat talent management as a core part of their competitive strategy and not just an incidental that can be managed by HR policies alone. This is why...
Ethics: We know we’re supposed to have them. We all assume that ours are up to par, and we only want to hire people who have a good set of them, too. But it’s a vague concept which research suggests is almost impossible to measure as...
The City of Ankeny Iowa is known for its award-winning Corporate Wellness Initiative­. This past cold and flu season, the City implemented a new online ord...
Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer released a memo last week informing all of her employees that they will no longer be able to work from home. Mayer, who became Yahoo's CEO last year, gave employees an ultimatum in a confidential me...
Bill Gates proposed the solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems in his recent essay in the Wall Street Journal. His solutions derived from successfully implementing the right tools—measurement tools, that is.
Social networking and e-recruiting are already methods that many businesses integrate into their staffing operations today. This will only increase as technology advances and recruiting professionals get hip to tools such as iPa...
Computer based simulation is being recognized as one of the most viable tools for learning and development in a company. This edition of Editor’s Insights will discuss how organizations capitalize on using simulation to deliver training an...
Creating a culture of corporate wellness begins one healthy employee at a time by implementing, do-it-yourself changes at the office. A frequently cited study from the 2010 American Journal of Epidemiology suggests that o...
The 8 Major Trends in HR Today
Published: 2012-10-17
Here it is, folks. HRIQ readers and industry practitioners weigh in on the top trends in HR today, in the categories of analytics and metrics; technology; outsourcing; compliance; compensation; benefits and employee incentives; training and deve...
You don't have to be a robot to be a great leader-- always on the go and never sleeping or enjoying downtime. Perhaps the biggest myth about leadership is that great ones have no work-life balance. But it is possible to maintain a healthy and...
You’ve gone through the rounds of interviews, background checks, research and reference calls, and finally filled that vacant position with the elusive "perfect fit." But don’t relax yet-- your job isn’t over. Nearly twenty per...
The US economy has been on the rebound, and employment in the States has been growing solidly since late 2011. According to a March 2012 article by MSNBC, "U.S. employment showed sturdy growth for the third straight month in Febru...
HRIQ readers weigh in on the best ways to align workforce strategies with business objectives. What are the best ways to integrate workfor...
W-2 Reporting for the 2012 Tax Year The 2012 tax year is the first year of mandatory reporting of the value of coverage under an employer-sponsored group health plan, according to Cammack LaRhette Consulting. This...
During the January 24th Presidential State of the Union address, United States President Barrack Obama addressed a burning issue for...

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