Human Resources News & Insights

The dumbest things employees, applicants did in 2016

A new year is upon us, which means it’s the perfect time to reflect on some of the dumbest things managers, employees and applicants did in 2016 to make life difficult for HR. 

In case you missed them: Top 10 biggest HR stories of 2016

Aside from the DOL’s new overtime rule and the presidential election (we won’t beat you over the head with them again here), these were the biggest HR Morning stories of 2016. 

10 most effective employee retention methods

Employers are not too proud to admit it: They have an employee retention problem. But the good news is they’re reporting there are tactics and programs working to keep top employees on board — and the majority don’t involve bumping up employees’ pay.

Top 10 job factors that attract, retain employees

What do employees value most today? Recently, 9,218 full-time U.S. employees at nongovernmental organizations were asked to rank 23 job factors by what’s most important to them. Here is their top 10 (by age group). 

Top 10 Benefits Stories of 2011

Here are the top 10 Benefits Alert stories of 2011, as chosen by our readers:

Top 10 Benefits stories of 2010

Here are the top 10 Benefits Alert stories for 2010, as chosen by our readers:

What you clicked on most: Top HR stories of 2010

E-mail issues, healthcare reform, union threats, annoying workplace behaviors … it’s been an interesting year for HR pros, to say the least. Here’s a rundown of HRMorning’s 10 most-viewed stories of 2010.

Top 10 things not to say to employees in a tight economy

As someone in HR, do you find that other employees are trying to avoid you these days? Maybe it’s because HR is often the bearer of bad news — such as layoffs — in a tight economy.

Top 10 HR Blunders of 2008

It’s time to review the mistakes, catastrophes, near misses and just plain strange stuff in the HR world in 2008.