Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz Chicago Tribune Published 1:08 p.m. UTC Aug 15, 2018 Chicago – Nora Flanagan’s first tattoos hid strategically under her clothing. An aspiring teacher, Flanagan worried the ink could cost her a job. “There was definitely an idea of what a teacher should look like,” Flanagan, now 42, recalls of her early career in the late 1990s. Teachers wore long, wholesome floral skirts, not child-corrupting body art. But several years into her job at Chicago’s Lane Tech College Prep High School, Flanagan got a teaching award, tenure and greater confidence. She shed the floral skirts, slipped on her Doc Martens and accumulated more tattoos, letting them creep visibly down her arms. Now chair of the English department at Northside College Prep High School, Flanagan is covered in tattoos from her knuckles to her collarbone, plus some on her calves, and she wears them proudly. “I’m the tattooed teacher,” said Flanagan, adding … [Read more...] about Tattooed just as employable as uninked, study finds
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Just take care not to get overly involved in employees' problems. Heather R. Huhman Published 7:30 am, Monday, May 28, 2018 Photo: Thomas Barwick | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Thomas Barwick | Getty Images Want to Make Your Workplace More Human? Here Are 4 Foolproof Ways. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Employers are actively working to make the cliche “another cog in the machine” a thing of the past. Their priorities have shifted from treating employees like drones to understanding who they are as people. To achieve this, leaders are focusing on ways to make the workplace more human. Related: What Happened to the Workplace? How to Make It More Human. In fact, a January study of 738 HR professionals by the Society for Human Resource Management and Globoforce found that 75 … [Read more...] about Want to Make Your Workplace More Human? Here Are 4 Foolproof Ways.
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2018--The "Global Human Capital Management (HCM) Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.The global human capital management (HCM) solutions market to grow at a CAGR of 8.33% during the period 2018-2022.Global Human Capital Management (HCM) Solutions Market 2018-2022, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.One trend in the market is emergence of cloud-computing services. The emergence of cloud-computing services is identified to be one of the key trends driving the growth of the human capital management (HCM) solutions market. Organizations are steadily demanding for cloud storage for storing critical information at cheap rates, while enabling the central administration to control the resources and HR … [Read more...] about Global Human Capital Management (HCM) Market 2018-2022
By Bloomberg News | October 12, 2013 at 6:32 am SAN FRANCISCO — They can drive cars, win “Jeopardy!” and find your soon-to-be favorite song. Machines are now also learning to decipher the most human qualities about you — and help businesses predict your potential to be their next star employee. A handful of technology companies from Knack.it to Evolv are developing video games and online questionnaires that measure a job applicant’s personality attributes. Based on patterns of how a company’s best performers responded in these assessments, the software estimates a candidate’s suitability to be everything from a warehouse worker to an investment bank analyst. Welcome to hiring in the age of big data, an ambition marrying automation with analysis. Having people work at what they do best makes them more productive and bolsters the economy’s capacity to expand, according to Erik Brynjolfsson, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute … [Read more...] about Machines to gauge your potential automate human resources
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 20, 2018--Infiniti Research, a world-renowned market intelligence solutions provider, has announced the completion of their latest list blog on the top companies offering workforce management software.This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180420005337/en/Top Workforce Management Companies - The Leaders in Employee Intelligence. (Graphic: Business Wire)It is challenging to find talent in the market these days, and an even more significant challenge persists in managing and retaining the workforce once they are hired. Organizations, after investing a lot in talent acquisition and remuneration are trying to increase the performance levels and competency of the workforce to upgrade value to the organization. Companies today are looking beyond conservative systems to progress employee productivity and engagement. Workforce management is a collective set of processes used by companies to … [Read more...] about Top Companies Offering Workforce Management Software| Infiniti Research