HR News Beat 2/28/18: Why Facebook Keeps Winning Best Work Place Awards

Why Facebook Keeps Winning Best Work Place Awards

Facebook's VP of Human Resources spoke during Glassdoor's 2018 Best Places to Work Tour in San Francisco this week. Janelle Gale and Liz Wamai, Facebook's head of recruiting, said the reason their company is considered one of the best places to work is their sense of culture and employee satisfaction. Other notes included how employees felt about managers and their willingness to be "side-by-side with their people or even leading from behind, not the front." For more, click here.

Workday reports huge quarterly loss

Hit by a rise in operating expenses, Workday Inc reported a bigger quarterly loss this week. It comes at a time while the company is investing heavily in an attempt to win customers for its human resources management and cloud-based finance software. The company's net loss in the fourth quarter was $89.1 million. That's up from $88.3 million the year before. Total revenue rose, however, to $582.5 million. Courtesy: Reuters.

HR Vendors of the Year Awards in Asia Announced

The HR Vendors of the Year Awards for 2017 have been announced. The awards recognize the best solution provides in Asia; Singapore, Hong Kong, and Malyasia. Ramco Systems took top prizes in Best HR Management System in Singapore and Hong Kong. SAP SuccessFactors took the top honors in Malaysia. For more, click here.

Industrial Scientific Hires Lisa Brooks as VP of Human Resources

Lisa Brooks

Courtesdy:  Industrial Scientific

Industrial Scientific, the global leader in gas detection, is pleased to announce the hiring of Lisa Brooks as the new vice president of human resources (HR). Lisa will be responsible for the development and execution of HR strategies and initiatives while partnering with the leadership team to drive employee engagement, talent development, and organizational design. Lisa joins Industrial Scientific after a 10-year career with Tektronix, a Fortive operating company based in Oregon that designs and manufactures test, measurement, and monitoring solutions to accelerate global innovation. There Lisa worked in a range of leadership positions including global director & HR business partner as well as interim director, human resources - Asia Pacific, based in Shanghai. For more, click here.