In the all-out war for workforce talent, social media and electronic devices have become a critical battlefield. That’s the thrust of a recent report from the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), Using Social Media for Talent Acquisition – Recruiting and Screening. Researchers surveyed some 410 HR professionals from their membership ranks and asked about whether […]

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It turns out a lot of workers believe they can be more productive in their jobs when free from workplace distractions: Constant meetings, co-worker interruptions, office politics, constant birthday parties, micromanagement, backstabbing and the stress and time sink of the daily commute to work. Who knew, huh? That’s the finding from a survey by a […]

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Suppose you have an employee making controversial statements on his or her Facebook page that could reflect poorly on your company’s brand? Suppose he or she were using profanity, or saying things that were overtly racist or otherwise potentially embarrassing to the company? But the employee isn’t mentioning the company in the posts and doesn’t […]

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  Advances in technology have had a dramatic impact on virtually every field, from marketing to insurance and everything in between. While there are thousands upon thousands of innovative companies, a smaller group of standout ones are impactingtheir respective industries in remarkable ways. Below is a list of 12 companies doing just that: 1)Unbounce Unbounce takes the […]

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