To Agree or Not to Agree, and Its Implications for Public Employee Turnover

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Michael S. Hayes of Rutgers University–Camden and Edmund C. Stazyk of the University at Albany–State University of New York. They recently published an article in the Public Personnel Management entitled “Mission Congruence: To Agree or Not to Agree, and Its Implications for Public Employee Turnover," which is currently free to read … Continue reading To Agree or Not to Agree, and Its Implications for Public Employee Turnover

70-20-10 and the Dominance of Informal Learning

[We’re pleased to welcome author Dr. Alan Clardy of Towson University. Dr. Clardy recently published an article in the Human Resource and Development Review entitled “70-20-10 and the Dominance of Informal Learning: A Fact in Search of Evidence," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Clardy reflects on the inspiration for conducting … Continue reading 70-20-10 and the Dominance of Informal Learning

Strategic Value Contribution Role of HR

In the face of climate change and unaccountable corporations, consumers are increasingly vocal about their desire to support transparent companies that actively fight for social justice and offer eco-friendly products and alternatives to conventional items. In response, more brands are demonstrating accountability. Some of the fastest growing businesses are those in the natural product category, … Continue reading Strategic Value Contribution Role of HR

Why some Boomers are Feeling Forced to Retire

[We’re pleased to welcome Matthew S. Rutledge, a Research Economist at the Center for Retirement Research, Boston College. Rutledge recently published an article in the ILR Review entitled “How do Financial Resources Affect the Timing of Retirement after a Job Separation?" From Rutledge:] This paper came out of an effort to grasp the plight of older workers in the … Continue reading Why some Boomers are Feeling Forced to Retire

How Has HR Become More Strategic and Integral to Businesses?

In today’s competitive and complex business environment, the role of human resources (HR) is constantly changing. With its increasing alignment to core business and integration to the bottom line, HR is a reflection of the constant changing nature of its functions. Being responsive to globalization, demographic and technological changes, as well as the turbulent, competitive and … Continue reading How Has HR Become More Strategic and Integral to Businesses?

Call for Papers: Compensation & Benefits Review!

Compensation & Benefits Reivew is currently accepting submissions for manuscripts that discuss the design, implementation, evaluation and communication of compensation and benefits policies and programs. The journal supports human resources and compensation and benefits specialists and academic experts with up-to-date analyses and information on salary and wage trends, labor markets, pay plans, incentive compensation, legal compliance, retirement … Continue reading Call for Papers: Compensation & Benefits Review!

Does Employer Branding Influence a Candidate’s Job Application Decisions?

Employer branding is mainly concerned with creating and improving the image of an organization as an employer or as a great place to work. The employer brand influences how current and potential employees interact with a company’s brand, and more specifically, the company’s brand image as an employer. Both firm-level and job-related variables significantly influence … Continue reading Does Employer Branding Influence a Candidate’s Job Application Decisions?

Book Review: Voice and Involvement at Work: Experience with Non-Union Representation

Voice and Involvement at Work: Experience with Non-Union Representation. Edited by Paul J. Gollan, Bruce E. Kaufman, Daphne Taras, Adrian Wilkinson . New York and Oxford: Routledge, 2015. 420 pp. ISBN 978-0-415-53721-6, $135 (Cloth). Rafael Gomez of University of Toronto recently took the time to review the book in the October Issue of ILR Review, … Continue reading Book Review: Voice and Involvement at Work: Experience with Non-Union Representation

Special Issue on New Perspectives on Virtual Human Resource Development From Advances in Developing Human Resources

What role does Virtual HRD play in a 24/7 work environment? Can VHRD help virtual teams overcome swift trust development barriers? How does an intranet provide opportunities for learning organizational culture? The answers to these questions and more can be found in Advances in Developing Human Resources' new Special Issue on New Perspectives on Virtual … Continue reading Special Issue on New Perspectives on Virtual Human Resource Development From Advances in Developing Human Resources