Jeannette Hicks

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A Step Backward for Labor

Line inspection workers check out a Volkswagen AG 2012 Passat at the company's factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, June 1, 2011. Mark …

District Council 37 union reaches deal with city

The city's largest municipal labor union reached a tentative contract deal with the city late Tuesday night, sources said.<p>District Council 37 …

Labor Board Rules Northwestern University Players Are Employees

A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern University athletes are employees of the school and are allowed to form a union.<p>The Associated Press calls the decision "stunning" because it has the potential to completely upend the way college athletics function. …

How to Increase Productivity, Motivation and Engagement From Your Top Employees

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p><i>“Simplifying organizations is the groundwork for competitive advantage” -</i>- Yves Morieux, senior partner and managing director in BCG’s Paris office. (He is an expert in corporate transformation)<p>Despite breathtaking advances in communication …

Why Companies Fail To Engage Today's Workforce: The Overwhelmed Employee

We just completed a major study of human capital trends around the world (Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends, 2,500 organizations in 90 countries) and the message is clear: companies are struggling to engage our modern, 21st century workforce.<p>This is a worldwide issue. Gallup research shows that …

Keys to Employee Satisfaction

What You Can Do to Increase Employee Satisfaction<p>Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Share<br>• Email<p>Updated March 13, 2018<p>Americans of all ages and income brackets continue to …

Funding Employee Engagement

http://www.biworldwide.com/white-papers/employee-engagement/5-ideas-to-fund-successful-employee-engagement-initiatives<p>Broadly speaking, most large organizations look to spend 1% to 2% of their total payroll on employee engagement initiatives. Depending on the size of your organization, this can be …

Employee Engagement

Corporate strategy in the age of sustainability

There is a lot of talk these days about issues of corporate sustainability and social responsibility (CSSR, for brevity).<p>In addition to the endless discussion around environment, social and governance (ESG) data, green "strategies", responsible investments and the latest reporting standards, we are …

Management

The duty of imagination: how creative corporate boards can grow value

The job of a corporate board is to build the company's value. In their actions, boards must fulfill their fiduciary duties of care and loyalty (and the related obligation of good faith). The challenge for boards is that all the time they spend discharging their legal obligations does not, in fact, …

Human Rights

Growing Blueberries in Containers | Organic Gardening Blog

<i>Good news! It’s easy to grow blueberries in containers on your deck or patio.</i><p>That’s <b>a boon for small-space gardeners</b>—and it’s fun to have the berries …

Gardening