Kenneth Robertson

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The dynamic role of HR in Merger & Acquisitions

The wave of mergers and acquisitions in India has been enabling businesses to achieve significant competitive advantage in the market, thus making …

Human Resources

Career development is top priority for employers seeking to retain talent

As competition for talent heats up, companies are prioritizing employees' career development as a low-cost way to keep them around.<p>By paying for classes, mapping paths to target positions and even hiring internal career coaches to sharpen resumes, employers are grooming workers to be better job …

Strategy, not Technology, Drives Digital Transformation

Knowledge Poaching Leaders Simply Drive Their Best Workers Away

Two years ago, I wrote an article about things I needed CHRO’s to know about what the organization needs from them.<p>I wanted them to know what kind of …

Use Apprenticeships to Mitigate the Skills Gap

As companies across industries consider how to safely close the widening skills gap threatening their business, some see apprenticeships as a …

Bae Yong Joon Wins Lawsuit Against Ginseng Company

According to the Seoul Central District Court on April 2, the court ruled in favor of Bae Yong Joon in a lawsuit that a ginseng product company known …

Calavera Accused of Wage Theft, Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

<b>Calavera</b>, Oakland's upscale Mexican restaurant from veteran restaurateur <b>Chris</b> <b>Pastena</b>, has been slapped with a lawsuit alleging wage theft. Filed by former employees on Friday, April 1, the lawsuit alleges a variety of violations, including failure to pay overtime, pay for meal breaks and failure to …

Thabo Sefolosha Files Lawsuit Against NYPD For Breaking His Leg

Previous reports claim he's seeking up to $50 million in damages.<p>Nearly one year to the day after an early morning fracas outside a nightclub snapped and “permanent[ly]” damaged the leg of Thabo Sefolosha, the NBA veteran has filed a civil suit against New York City and the involved New York Police …

Social responsibility has HR benefits too

Linking a firm’s social responsibility objectives with leadership development can improve employee engagement, says a global study released by the …

Wellness Programs Raise Privacy Concerns

Ask the Headhunter: Trying to stand out? Video resumes are not the answer

Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979 and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community over the …

'Help! My boss doesn't do any work and takes credit for everything I do'

<i>Dear Insider,</i><p><i>I work as an associate account manager for a large shoe label. For the most part, I love my coworkers and my job. But my resentment toward my boss is growing. She holds all of us to really high standards while not following the rules herself.</i><p><i>Everyone on the team is expected to be in by</i> …

Big Data Doesn't Mean Less Human at Work

The use of "Big Data" is now a mainstay in our daily lives at work. Companies use enormous amounts of information culled from HR databases to analyze performance reviews, hiring practices and employee productivity. Understandably, this is a potential freak-out for employees as they wonder if the …

Why Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) May Be an Advantage in the Modern Workplace

In a new episode of AsapSCIENCE, creators Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown address the causes of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), …

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Interviewing

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How Gen Z Will Change the Workplace

The topic of Millennials in the workplace has exploded over the last few years, especially since this generation now represents the largest part of …

What Would It Take for Your Employees to Love Coming to Work?

You wake at 7am with a smile on your face and no need for an alarm clock. Your first thought is, "Mmm, nice. Today is Tuesday. I've got some cool stuff to do today."<p>You take an extra couple minutes to just lie there in bed, savoring how cozy it is, and how good it feels to simply be alive. Then …

How Harvard Business Publishing Is Embracing The Millennial Mindset At Work

There is a new workplace paradigm at play and it is changing the way millennial employees are building relationships with their employers:<p>Millennials don’t work <i>for</i> you; they work <i>with</i> you.<p>Embracing this new mentality will be what differentiates your business from other highly competitive options. …

doppel – Performance-Enhancing Wearable Technology

doppel is a new breed of performance-enhancing wearable technology that can naturally make you feel more alert or relaxed. By rhythmically pulsing on …

8 Steps to Crushing Ridiculous Goals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>ridiculous<p><b>adjective</b> <br>1. causing or worthy of ridicule or derision; absurd; preposterous; laughable: “<i>a ridiculous plan.</i>”<p>Think of the most notable entrepreneurs -- the Richard Bransons and the Elon Musks. Do you think there were people that …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Happiness

Is happiness something we can cultivate or is it a result of our environment? New scientific research is shedding light on the answer, and the results are encouraging.<p>Imagine your brain has all these neural pathways connecting different responses. If you’re stuck in a traffic jam, and you feel …

Mindfulness

Eastlink offering $200 to those who port over from competing wireless carriers

Eastlink is tempting wireless users with a new offer for customers with competing companies. The regional carrier’s latest promotion offers up $200 …

3vilTwinAttacker - Create Rogue Wi-Fi Access Point and Snooping on the Traffic

This tool create an rogue Wi-Fi access point , purporting to provide wireless Internet services, but snooping on the traffic.<p><b>Software …

Why Following WiFi Industry Trends is Essential for Small Biz

What if the oxen are behind the cart? Obviously, the cart won’t be pulled.<p>However, when it comes to WiFi this analogy doesn’t apply because the …

3D Illustrations of Pop Culture Characters and Objects Deserted in a Post-Apocalyptic World

In “Stretched Out”, a drowsy Simon’s Cat who has been sleeping outside all day was awoken by his human who was ready to feed him dinner. As with many …

What is wireless charging and how does it work?

Wireless charging, such as the Qi charging tech many Android phones use, isn't new technology. My Panasonic electric razor used it many years ago, …

Google Just Fixed One of Wi-Fi's Biggest Annoyances

Stop me if this sounds familiar (if it doesn't, you're not paying close enough attention). You walk into a coffee shop, where your phone hungrily …

Wi-Fi

This Is The Best Wifi Hotspot You Can Buy

If you regularly travel with devices needing Wi-Fi, get Verizon’s Jetpack MiFi 6620L. Its battery life is among the best we’ve seen in hotspots, it runs on the largest and fastest U.S. LTE network, and its pricing is competitive.<p><b>Is my smartphone enough?</b><p>Just about every smartphone can act as a …

With travel sector embracing wireless charging, cords are things of the past

Last year, Marriott placed portable charging stations throughout lobby areas of 29 of its hotels. The units, made by Kube Systems, allow guests to …

Wireless Charging

The best free security software 2017

Reliable antivirus is essential for any internet-connected PC, but you can bolster your protection with additional security software that runs …