HR News Beat: 3 Attributes Employees Expect from Leaders

In today's HR News Beat, find out what three attributes employees expect to see in their leaders, U.S. Army Human Resources Command renews it's IT Support Task Order, and workers at customer-facing companies appear to be happier than those that aren't customer-facing.

Employees' three requirements from leaders

In his piece, Three Things Employees are Looking for from Leaders, Jared Narlock says employees want leaders to care for the team, listen intently, and grow in all ways. Narlock is the Vice President of Talent Development at Regional Health. He goes in depth with examples on how to execute those and the pay-doff for doing so. To read the original article, which is published on, click here.

U.S. Army Human Resources Command Renews IT Support Task Order with SAIC

The U.S. Army Human Resources Command awarded Science Applications International Corp. a $108 million task order to continue to develop, operate, and maintain more than 191 virtual applications that support soldiers from enlistment to retirement. Awarded under the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions - 2 Services (ITES-2S) contract vehicle, the single award task order has a one-year base period of performance, a one-year option, and a total contract value of approximately $108 million, if the option is exercised. Work will be performed primarily in Fort Knox, Kentucky. The U.S. Army Human Resources Command executes career management, sustainment, distribution, and transition of Army personnel in order to optimize its personnel readiness, enable leader development, and strengthen an agile and versatile Army. Click here for more.

Customer-facing companies have happier workers?

New research out indicates customer-facing companies have happier workers when compared to those companies removed from direct customer interaction. Furthermore, the research shows happiness isn't just experienced by those interacting with customers, but everyone in the company. To read more about the research, click here.