Category: HR Insights

What HR Can Learn From Timehop’s Work-from-Home Experiment

The CEO of Timehop, an app development team that helps you create a photo album for the digital age, recently tried out something new and innovative. In the middle of a blustery New York City winter, Jonathan Wegener sent all of his employees home with instructions to work remotely, preferably from warmer locales. While some
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Survey Reveals Companies’ Attitudes toward Employee Screening

In a survey conducted by background check company EmployeeScreenIQ, more than 500 employers were asked about their attitudes and actions regarding a wide range of employee screening issues. The survey also revealed thoughts about resume falsification, how hiring managers view the social media profiles of potential candidates, and how they screen contractors as well as
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HR Professionals Need Professional Development, Too

HR performance is stagnating or growing worse, according to Deloitte’s “Global Human Capital Trends 2015” report. Deloitte’s report points out that “HR is not keeping up with the pace of change in business. Today, there is a yawning gap between what business leaders want and the capabilities of HR to deliver, as suggested by the
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8 Reasons Why Working from Home is a Win-Win

This post has been contributed by Kevin Sheridan, keynote speaker and author. If you’d like to be a contributor, please contact us. Is your management team wrestling with the decision to let people work from home (WFH)? It can be a big change, but a positive and necessary one. Increasingly, people are viewing “work” as something
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