Source: http://www.fastcompany.com by PAUL ALOFS
Several years ago I was in the Thomson Building in Toronto. I went down the hall to the small kitchen to get myself a cup of coffee. Ken Thomson was there, making himself some instant soup.
Source: hbr.org by by Gretchen Spreitzer and Christine Porath
When the economy’s in terrible shape, when any of us is lucky to have a job—let alone one that’s financially and intellectually rewarding—worrying about whether or not your employees are happy might seem a little over the top.
Source: Forbes.com by Judy Martin
The race for skilled talent is picking up speed and could have long-term implications in the job market. A Human Capital Zeitgeist (the spirit of the times) is emerging as companies big and small are getting smacked with the realization that talent management is SO critical to competing in a volatile marketplace, they might actually have to throw a bit more respect at the “human” in the human capital equation.
Source: businessinsider.com by Nicholas Carlson
Consider, for a moment, the challenge Facebook has when it comes to managing its people.
Facebook currently has 3,200 employees worldwide.
Source: http://www.stonehearthnewsletters.com by Stone Hearth News
Major new survey from Rush University Medical Center
(CHICAGO) – Organizations in the Chicago area report an increase of health-improvement and wellness programs according to a survey conducted in September 2011 by Aon Hewitt in partnership with Rush Health.
Source: Ink.com by Jeff Haden
I left the company years ago for another but I still run into former colleagues. Usually the ensuing conversation involves something along the lines of, “Hey, did you hear about the (latest management decision I think is really stupid) at the plant?”