How the Government Shutdown Is Affecting HR
It’s been just over three weeks since the government shutdown started, and lots of people and processes have been affected. Knowing which of these closures affect you from an HR and payroll compliance standpoint can get overwhelming, so I’m going to break down a few of the big ticket items quickly so you can be …
How Well Does Your Organization Align With Today's World?
The word “disruptive” has come to signify the kind of transformative change that uproots existing norms and forges a path of its own by rewriting the rule book, relegating complacent titans of industry to the annals of history. It’s the kind of trailblazing that is majestic in nature and game-changing in practice. However, organizations that …
When Amazon Moves In, Will Your People Move Out?
Amazon’s decision to split its headquarters between New York and Virginia may be old news, but its implications have yet to be seen. At first glance, the combined 50,000 new jobs may seem like a dream come true as local talent will have a wealth of new roles and opportunities to pursue. Even Amazon’s minimum …
Former SHRM CEO Got a Paycheck Bigger Than Any Other Association Head
In his last year as SHRM CEO, Henry Jackson was paid $9.4 million, an amount larger than any of the top executives of the trade and professional associations tracked by CEO Update. Jackson’s paycheck included a $5.7 million payout from a supplemental executive retirement plan. But even excluding that payout, Jackson’s $2.7 million base pay and …
The 6-Point Plan to Attract, Develop and Retain Women
Gender parity is on everyone’s agenda today. Not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it’s the smart thing to do. Companies with more women in their C-suites and on their boards are doing better, acting smarter and growing faster than those who don’t. The question of “why gender parity?” has been …
Australia’s beloved kangaroos are now controversial pests
They’re the nation’s hopping icons. They also destroy crops and cause car accidents. The question: Should more of them be killed?