Future Friday: Your future workforce needs to be taught correctly

by Michael Haberman March 27, 2015

Tweet When you think of your future workforce you need to think beyond just next year. In yesterday’s post featuring The Herman Trend Report it was revealed that educational trends are showing the decline of the numbers of boys going to college. Obviously this will have a future effect on having educated male employees. Or […]

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Understanding your future workforce today

by Michael Haberman March 26, 2015

Tweet Today’s post is a reprint of the Herman Trend Report. I am publishing it because it is important information for all of us as employers, parents and educators. Girls Excelling in Schools Though educators have been working hard for decades to reduce the gaps in performance, boys and girls continue to make gender-based career […]

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From the archive- Seven Tips on the Value of Vacations

by Michael Haberman March 25, 2015

Tweet I am on vacation. I will return tomorrow, assuming I have not won the lottery. In the meantime I have reached back into the archives to find a post on the value of vacations. This, now edited version, originally appeared on July 4, 2012. We are coming into the vacation season. I am a big […]

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From the Archives- Future Friday: Five Future Facts You Need to Know

by Michael Haberman March 24, 2015

Tweet I am on vacation therefore I have reached back into the archives to bring you an interesting post with important information. This was originally posted on May 23, 2014. Here are some interesting projections into the future that I ran across. Some of these are projections for the year 2030. The year 2030 is […]

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From the Archives- Future Friday: Nine Critical Skills for the Future of HR

by Michael Haberman March 23, 2015

Tweet I am on vacation, therefore I am reaching back into the archives and reposting some popular posts. This one was originally posted on September 19, 2014. In 2011 Thomas Frey wrote an article about Eight Critical Skills for the Future. He applied these to the world in general. It was an interesting article and […]

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From the Archives- Future Friday: Get Ready Employers here comes a Generation of Entrepreneurs

by Michael Haberman March 20, 2015

Tweet I am on vacation and I am reposting previous posts that were popular. This one was originally posted on August 23, 2013.  How about a couple of facts to shake you up? In a scant 11 years from now 75% of the workforce will be Millennials. To date only 7% of them have worked […]

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From the archive- Future Friday: 6 Signs you are an HR Futurist

by Michael Haberman March 19, 2015

Tweet I am on vacation this week so I am dipping into the archives and reposting some popular posts. This one hit a note with readers and was heavily retweeted. Do you recognize yourself here at all? It was originally posted on September 6, 2013. I borrowed the inspiration for this post from a post […]

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From the Archive – Future Friday: Why the future of HR is so grim!

by Michael Haberman March 18, 2015

Tweet I am on vacation so I have reached back to repost some of my favorite posts. Originally posted on March 21, 2014 it was heavily retweeted and even prompted a couple of comments. Please feel free to continue the discussion.  It never makes for a pleasant day to read how your profession is stumbling around […]

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From the Archive: Future Friday: The impending leadership cliff

by Michael Haberman March 17, 2015

Tweet I am on vacation this week, so I am reposting some of my favorite posts. This post was originally published on October 10, 2014 and was retweeted a good number of times. Obviously our situation has not improved. It is still a critical area of concern that all companies need to pay attention to. Demographics […]

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Suspension without pay may be a COBRA qualifying event

by Michael Haberman March 16, 2015

Tweet Most HR people know that if an employee experiences a “qualifying event” under COBRA they must be sent the paperwork for continuation of insurance coverage.  According to the USDOL the qualifying events for employees are: Voluntary or involuntary termination of employment for reasons other than gross misconduct Reduction in the number of hours of […]

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