Career Centers of the Future

Career Centers of the Future

In the future, you may take career advice from holographic projections of comic strip characters. At least, that’s part of a scenario envisioned by...
Futures Studies: A Growing Business Strategy

Futures Studies: A Growing Business Strategy

“The future ain’t what it used to be,” Yogi Berra once said. Though tongue-in-cheek, this quote seems truer than ever. Many of ufs...
The Controversial Trend Toward Employee Investment Freedom

The Controversial Trend Toward Employee Investment Freedom

Just how much investment freedom and responsibility should an employer-sponsored retirement plan give to employees? This is the subject of a heated...
Providing Educational Benefits

Providing Educational Benefits

One of HRI’s sponsors -- Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company -- recently sent out a survey to other member firms via our online Sponsor Network, asking...
The Virtualization of Higher Education

The Virtualization of Higher Education

Place your bets. Who is going to win the “virtual university” wars? Will it be the great institutions of yore with their high brand-name recognition:...
A Global Merger Fever

A Global Merger Fever

During the 1990s, and especially in the last two years, news of corporate mergers and acquisitions has hit with mind-numbing speed. Names of firms...
The Young Global Workforce of the Future

The Young Global Workforce of the Future

Picture a group of people as large as the entire labor force of all the developed nations in 1990. Then imagine them all as young people, still...
Feelings About Emotional Intelligence

Feelings About Emotional Intelligence

Sometimes a new scientific model changes the way we view the world. Sometimes it just reaffirms our common sense. It’s intriguing that the concept of...
Are ASPs in the Future of HR?

Are ASPs in the Future of HR?

Yet another revolutionary information technology trend is promising to change the way firms run their operations, including human resources. This time,...
The Future of Headhunting

The Future of Headhunting

Is the executive recruitment game going through a radical change? That depends on whom you ask and, maybe more importantly, what level of executive...