By Staff Report
Oct. 19, 2009
GM’s Latest Model
by Jeremy Smerd
|General Motors is betting that a new company culture—one emphasizing risk-taking and independent decision-making—can help reverse its fortunes. But the carmaker has been down the culture-change road many times before.|
SPECIAL REPORT ON HR TECHNOLOGY:
|After the chaotic cutting of the latest recession, many employers are looking at workforce planning software to provide more stability in meeting their short- and long-term talent needs.|
SPECIAL REPORT ON CONTINGENT STAFFING:
|Experts are forecasting an explosion in the use of contingent labor as U.S. businesses emerge from the recession, a trend that could present a host of new issues for companies—and for HR in particular.|
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Amid H1N1 worries and a shortage of seasonal vaccine, employers are rushing to acquire inoculations for their workers; long-held retirement-plan strategies get a fresh look in the recession’s wake; an Indiana ruling could make employers hesitant to hire obese people; ‘stealth’ employment-law cases dot the Supreme Court’s new docket.
5 Questions: blowing the whistle at Bayer. The Hot Lists I and II: staffing companies and HRMS providers. Data Bank: health benefits on the brink.
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ComplianceExempt vs. non-exempt employees: Knowing the difference
Summary Employees are exempt from FLSA requirements when they meet specific exemption criteria based on...
Department of Labor, exempt employees, Misclassification, non-exempt employees
Employee Engagement12 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
ComplianceCalifornia 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...