More Companies Shifting Healthcare Costs to Employees

More Companies Shifting Healthcare Costs to Employees

Costs have been shifted and cutbacks have come, but the health-care expense crisis continues for employers – and a new administration in the...
7 Tips to Improve Knowledge Retention

7 Tips to Improve Knowledge Retention

(and why it's important in a downsliding economy) When you're thinking about surviving in the current economy, you are probably not thinking about...
Attend i4cp’s Forecasts for the 2009 Workplace Webinar

Attend i4cp’s Forecasts for the 2009 Workplace Webinar

There is no question that 2009 is going to be a challenging year for employees and companies alike. Leaders, managers and HR professionals are going...
Leadership, Crisis and Culture: A Real-Life Simulation

Leadership, Crisis and Culture: A Real-Life Simulation

In my last blog, I made the statement, "If what is being written about Cisco is accurate, it appears to stack up very well against the eight...
Corporate Culture Issues in a Down Economy Podcast

Corporate Culture Issues in a Down Economy Podcast

Due to the holidays and a variety of other pressing issues that always seem to hit organizations in December, it's been a few weeks since the last...
The Carnival of HR Hits an Economic Crisis

The Carnival of HR Hits an Economic Crisis

Peggy Andrews at The Career Encouragement Blog posted the latest Carnival of HR, which focuses on these categories: Economic changes Legislative...
The agony, the irony, and the challenges of leading through the current dark tunnel

The agony, the irony, and the challenges of leading through the current dark tunnel

Banks going belly up. Automakers readying themselves to declare bankruptcy. Stocks tanking. Layoffs, layoffs and more layoffs. The news is so...
Zoning In on Productivity by Zoning Out

Zoning In on Productivity by Zoning Out

'Tis the season for work distractions. In a new i4cp survey, 62% of respondents said that productivity drops in their organizations during the holiday...
Leadership, Crisis and Culture

Leadership, Crisis and Culture

In times of business crisis, we often look to leaders with a proven track record for sage advice about what works and what doesn't. The CEO of Cisco,...
Will Higher Skill Levels Emerge from Today's Economic Gloom?

Will Higher Skill Levels Emerge from Today's Economic Gloom?

The numbers have become staggering. In November alone, the U.S. lost over half a million jobs, according to the Labor Department. The number of people...