1 Is 1 and 2 Is 4

1 Is 1 and 2 Is 4

Like many moms before me, I thought I was ready for the increase in workload it would take to raise another child. After all, I already owned all the...
Digital Shadows: The Rise of New Workforce Productivity Issues

Digital Shadows: The Rise of New Workforce Productivity Issues

Don’t look now, but you’re casting a digital shadow, one that looms larger with each passing hour. Every e-mail, voice mail, text message,...
Muslim Co-workers During Ramadan: Productivity and Accommodation

Muslim Co-workers During Ramadan: Productivity and Accommodation

With an estimated seven million Muslims in the U.S. and 1.5 billion in the world, it’s likely that awareness of Ramadan is heightening in the...
Productivity Expectations Rise the Most for Nation's Largest Companies

Productivity Expectations Rise the Most for Nation's Largest Companies

The latest Productivity Confidence Index (PCI) results are now available. Overall, the PCI rose in the third quarter of 2009, from 20.3 to 22.1,...
Fighting the Flu (and Other Challenges) Flexibly

Fighting the Flu (and Other Challenges) Flexibly

We’re still in the inferno phase of what’s been an especially hot summer in most parts of the country, but with back-to-school ads...
More Companies Appreciate Flexible Work Arrangements in 2009

More Companies Appreciate Flexible Work Arrangements in 2009

The advantages of offering flexibility in work arrangements are attracting more corporate attention. i4cp's recent study found that a full 84% of...
Web 2.0 and Learning: Too Informal?

Web 2.0 and Learning: Too Informal?

There's some bitter irony in that it seems many training and development professionals have taken so long to come up the Web 2.0 learning curve. Even...
What You Can Learn From the Corporate Complaint Department

What You Can Learn From the Corporate Complaint Department

One Christmas I received a shirt of such a hideously vehement shade of PINK that I could only run - not walk - to the nearest branch of the department...
Six Ways to Improve 401(k) Plans

Six Ways to Improve 401(k) Plans

It's largely agreed that 401(k) plans are incredibly valuable in attracting and retaining top talent, improving a company's corporate image and...
New Managers: Alone and Out of Their Depths

New Managers: Alone and Out of Their Depths

Being a new manager is a lot like learning how to swim. You can watch others, study a chart about it or even read a book on it. But ultimately, you...