Business in Action, 9th Ed.
Chapter 11: Human Resources Management
"We took a look at how American work habits have changed over the past 10 years.
"Available talent is scarce these days.
"This manager has worked with remote team for 10 years, and has learned that in order for remote teams to be successful–you need to set them up to do so.
Alison Green (photo, left) answers a question from a reader who is struggling with her office's open floor plan.
"In the new CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey for the fourth quarter, business owners desperate to fill positions are shifting resources to entice potential employees, including taking a financial hit in order to staff up.
"When should you put it on them--and when should you put it on yourself?
"When a corporate recruiting function conducts an audit, I find that the resulting data usually reveals that the recruiting problems that dramatically restrict applications routinely occur during the same steps of the “recruiting funnel.
According to Marlene Chism (photo, left), "Most leaders want to create an accountable culture, yet struggle with the process.
"Diversity is among the most critical issues and opportunities we face today.
"Looking for commitment over compliance?
According to Ari Zoldan (photo, left), "In a lot of ways, remote workers have helped companies expand their reach and bring on employees who have excellent skill sets but geographic restrictions.
A reader to the Ask a Candid Boss column at TheMuse.
Dan McCarthy gives his take on the topic at GreatLeadershipByDan.
"Open board meetings may seem extreme, but they are part of a strict code of transparency that I believe factors heavily into our innovation and rapid growth.
"Amazon has knocked Google off the top spot as the best place to work in the world, according to LinkedIn.
According to Julia Stiglitz (photo, left), "Members of this age group, who typically change jobs at least four times in their first decade out of college, need and want work-based training and development.
"The workforce is changing and learning leaders are on the front line.
"What happens after companies jettison traditional year-end evaluations?
"Hear what Americans have to say about their jobs.
"Good managers, in a lot of ways, are like coaches.
"Knowing how you work, and how to optimize your work, can be instrumental in your success.
"HR tech trends and disruptions in 2018 will converge around productivity, design and intelligence in HR tech applications, according to analyst Josh Bersin.
"What do you want out of your career?
"It's not always easy being in charge," writes Áine Cain (photo, left) in a piece at BusinessInsider.
"'We want to believe that we are thinking, rational people and on occasion tangle with emotion, flick it out of the way, and go back to thinking,” renowned vulnerability expert Brene Brown told a packed house at the Smith Center in downtown Las Vegas just before Labor Day Weekend.