The Evolution of EAPs

The Evolution of EAPs

Employee assistance programs (EAPs) seem to be undergoing an evolution. When introduced in the late 1970s, EAPs focused mainly on work-related...
The Organization of the Future

The Organization of the Future

Transformations are tough. Especially when you’re not sure of exactly what you’re changing into. This is, in a nutshell, the problem faced by many...
Alternative Medicine:Expanding the Benefits Menu

Alternative Medicine:Expanding the Benefits Menu

Consumers are a key force prompting change in the U.S. healthcare system, and as patients’ preferences for treatment change, so may employer-sponsored...
The Globalization of HR

The Globalization of HR

It's not easy going global, especially if you're in HR. There are all sorts of challenges to be met, from rounding up key leadership talent to...
In U.S., Jurors Likely to Hear More Discrimination Claims

In U.S., Jurors Likely to Hear More Discrimination Claims

“The United States Supreme Court has issued what is likely to be the most important employment discrimination ruling of the past seven years,” reports...
Education Data Elicit Hope and Concern

Education Data Elicit Hope and Concern

The U.S. has been hit with a barrage of education data over the last two weeks. For those who care about employee skill levels, the data are cause for...
The Rise of E-Risky Business

The Rise of E-Risky Business

These days, business risks can travel at the speed of light. Viruses can invade information systems with silent stealth, illegal e-mail can race from...
The Costs of Caring

The Costs of Caring

Sometimes a trend is hardly noticed despite its importance and inevitability. The rise in caregiving by employees, particularly in the area of...
Money’s Not Everything in Retention Wars

Money’s Not Everything in Retention Wars

Even in a tight labor market, the U.S. turnover rates don’t quite compute. The rates are the highest they’ve been in about two decades despite the...
Women on the New Frontier

Women on the New Frontier

Try this: name the two factors that have changed the workplace more than any others over the last 30 years. There are lots of potential answers, but...