Workforce Management December 14, 2009

By Staff Report

Dec. 14, 2009

2009 Optimas Awards
Workforce Management honors nine employers and the programs that helped them overcome tough workplace issues: the U.S. Navy, DaVita, Discovery Communications, Raytheon Professional Services, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Gensler, Public Service Enterprise Group, the Missouri Department of Transportation and Sodexo.


by Fay Hansen

Despite media hype about the recession driving jobs back to the U.S., the business case for outsourcing to the emerging markets remains overwhelming.

The Last Word
Good Riddance, 2009
John Hollon
Not About ‘Dirty Work’
From our readers

 A Stalled Culture Change?
Failure to overhaul GM’s management ranks is cited in the sudden exit of CEO Fritz Henderson; employers struggle to strike a balance for workers roaming the online halls of sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook; the Obama administration woos and threatens employers in advance of congressional reform measures. Legal Briefings: arbitration, ADA rules. The Hot List: dental and vision providers. Data Bank: mass unemployment.

November 16, 2009

October 19,  2009

September 14,  2009
If you’re not currently receiving Workforce Management magazine, click here to request a FREE trial issue today!



blog workforce

We build robust scheduling & attendance software for businesses with 500+ frontline workers. With custom BI reporting and demand-driven scheduling, we help our customers reduce labor spend and increase profitability across their business. It's as simple as that.

Book a call
See the software

Related Articles

workforce blog

Employee Engagement

12 practical employee appreciation ideas for better engagement and retention

Summary Showing appreciation to your employees improves engagement and retention. There are 12 practica...

employee appreciation, engagement, HR, raccoons

workforce blog


California fast food workers bill: why it’s more than meets the eye and how to prepare

Summary: California signs bill establishing a “fast food council” that has the power to raise the indus...

workforce blog

Employee Engagement

7 statistics on employee turnover in 2022 every HR manager should be aware of

Summary July 2022 saw 5.9 million total separations – More Replacing a full-time employee can cost up t...

employee retention, employee turnover