The Cyberhuman Resource Function

The Cyberhuman Resource Function

It's strange how quickly the sci-fi future has become the high-tech present. One example of this is the trend toward "cyborg" technologies such as...
U.S. Child Care: Critical But Still Lacking

U.S. Child Care: Critical But Still Lacking

A growing percentage of U.S. employers are working to help employees with their childcare needs. This trend is being driven by the fact that child...
Temporary Tribulations

Temporary Tribulations

When is a temp not a temp? That’s the riddle bedeviling U.S. employers who want to hire temporary workers but steer clear of potential lawsuits...
The Global Skills Shortage

The Global Skills Shortage

The scarcity of skilled workers, so long bemoaned by U.S. employers, is becoming an international problem. Studies show that managers in both Europe...
The Future of Corporate Social Responsibility?

The Future of Corporate Social Responsibility?

At first glance, it may seem like a good and not-too-controversial idea: try to make the world a better place by adopting a voluntary international...
Young and Unskilled in the U.S.

Young and Unskilled in the U.S.

Who can be hired in a hot U.S. economy? Many of today's would-be employees are part of what some experts are calling "The Forgotten Half," a term from...
Can Small Wins Result in Top Spots for Women?

Can Small Wins Result in Top Spots for Women?

In the 21st century a strategy of "small wins" may hold an answer for bringing more women into top management. At least, that's the belief of...
Leaders Wanted: The Trend Toward New Models of HR

Leaders Wanted: The Trend Toward New Models of HR

Most multinationals think the HR function will need to be "revitalized" within the next five years, according to a recent study from KPMG Management...