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High School

Shared parental leave take-up may be as low as 2%

<b>A new publicity drive is aiming to encourage higher take-up of shared parental leave.</b><p>Around 285,000 couples are eligible every year for shared parental leave, but take-up "could be as low as 2%", the Department for Business said.<p>Around half of the general public are still unaware the option exists, …

The Workplace

Top 89+ HR Analytics Influencers to Watch in 2018: Who Are the Current Experts in the Field of HR Analytics?

Analytics in HR has been a much talked about area in business for a while now due to the way it can support organisations to use their wealth of …

Big Data

Are women paid less than men for the same work?

MEDIA organisations aspire to cover news, not make it. But the BBC, Britain’s public broadcaster, has found itself in an uncomfortable spotlight …

Ralph Northam

How to determine the ROI of your human capital management programs

Every company has its own analytics journey, unique to its business objectives and challenges. Despite these differences, there are some crucial …

Every Single Cognitive Bias in One Infographic

<i>View the high resolution version of today’s graphic by clicking here.</i><p>The human brain is capable of incredible things, but it’s also extremely flawed …

Critical Thinking

To Understand Whether Your Company Is Inclusive, Map How Your Employees Interact

To gauge the impact of diversity and inclusion efforts, companies typically track metrics on the hiring, attrition, promotion, and composition of the current workforce. While such statistics are useful, they don’t provide a fully accurate picture. In reality, diversity and inclusion are not merely …

Gender

Early signs of Apple’s next big thing(s)

Unless you count the Apple Watch, Apple hasn’t taken any game-changing leaps recently. But there are plenty of signs that it will.<p>As CEO Tim Cook …

Apple Watch

Check out the launch design of that crazy 16-lens camera

Images showing the final design of the crazy 16-lens camera from Silicon Valley-based Light have emerged ahead of the device’s July shipping date.<p>The …

Cameras

Corporate diversity programs don't work, and a new study shows why

Companies have been aware of this lack of diversity comes with a price tag for some time.<p>In the last 15 years, Merrill Lynch (now Bank of America Merrill Lynch) has paid out nearly $500 million to settle lawsuits related to either racial or sexualdiscrimination.<p>Diverse workplaces are also more …

Research

Four success factors for the adoption of HR analytics and reporting

<i>New research identifies four levers that distinguishes leaders in the area of HR analytics and reporting from the rest. HR analytics is most</i> …

Human Resources

Teams Solve Problems Faster When They’re More Cognitively Diverse

Looking at the executive teams we work with as consultants and those we teach in the classroom, increased diversity of gender, ethnicity, and age is apparent. Over recent decades the rightful endeavor to achieve a more representative workforce has had an impact. Of course, there is a ways to go, …

Management

Hands on with Tamron 70-200mm F2.8 and 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 'G2' zooms

Tamron announced two zoom lens updates at this year's WPPI show in Las Vegas - the full-frame SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 and the APS-C format …

Cameras

I've Left Lightroom for Capture One and I'm Not Sure I Can Ever Go Back

For many, many years, I was a hardcore Lightroom user. When it comes to the way that most people work, I don’t blame them for using the product; it’s …

Tutorials

Tamron Unveils a Fast and Powerful SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Telephoto Zoom Lens

Tamron has provided a new option for photographers looking for a fast telephoto zoom lens, with the introduction of the SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD …

These Aerial Photos Show the Size of Women’s March Crowds in 6 Cities

Hundreds of thousands of women and men on Saturday responded to the inauguration of President Donald Trump by gathering for the Women’s March on …

Scarlett Johansson

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …

How I Learned To Love Statistics — And Why You Should, Too

I always hated statistics. I mean really, really, <i>really</i> hated it.<p>Recently though, I've had a change of heart about the subject. In response, I find statistics changing my mind, or at least changing my perspective.<p>Let me explain.<p>When I was an undergraduate physics major, lab classes were mandatory. …

Physics

Coursera

Take free online classes from 80+ top universities and organizations. Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company partnering with Stanford …

Top 5 trending HR analytics articles of October 2016

Some amazing articles were written last month. As we always do, we search the web and compile a list of the five most shared HR analytics articles of …

Beautiful Cosplay Portrait Photography by Natasha Firsakova

<b>Natasha Firsakova</b> aka Narga is a talented 23-year-old self-taught photographer, cosplayer and artist based in St.Petersburg, Russia. “Cosplay is my …

One Of Asia's Leading HR Execs Discusses How Big Data Can Help You Hire Smarter

Is it possible to predict if your team’s best performer is going to leave you in six months?<p>Or if that unassuming interview candidate is going to be your “rockstar” trader within the year?<p>In a few companies in Asia, you can. Welcome to the world of people analytics.<p>I had the privilege of speaking …

Human Resources

Mastering Python

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>Today at GeekDad Academy we’re featuring Mastering Python. No, not snake wrangling, silly! This course shows you how to build …

Board Games

How Steve Jobs Saved Nike (and Apple) With 1 Simple Piece of Advice

Why going after every opportunity can kill your business.<p>When Nike named Mark Parker its CEO in 2006, one of the first things Parker did was call Apple CEO Steve Jobs for advice. At the time, Nike was trying to fit its digital strategy into its line of hundreds of thousands of products.<p>Steve Jobs …

Selling

New 'Kubo and the Two Strings' Trailer and Poster

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>The latest poster and trailer for <i>Kubo and the Two Strings</i> were released this week—just another little glimpse into this …

Animation

Human Resource Executive Magazine®

David Shadovitz is editor of <i>HRE</i>. He is also co-chair of the HR Tech Conference and chair of the Health & Benefits Leadership Conference. View Article

Google's sharing its HR secrets. Can you make them work in your organization?

For six years in a row, Google has topped Fortune’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.” It has also been recognized over 100 times in the …

Human Resources

Science Points to the Single Most Valuable Personality Trait

Research is pointing to <i>conscientiousness</i> as the one-trait-to-rule-them-all in terms of future success, both career-wise and personal.<p>“It would …

Top 10

'Clueless Gamer' Conan O'Brien gets fragged at a Korean PC bang

The late-night host learns firsthand about Korea's obsession with PC gaming during a special travel edition of his talk show.<p>If you've ever watched Conan O'Brien's "Clueless Gamer" segments, you know the late-night host is not a gamer. (You really wouldn't have to watch the segments to know that …

South Korea