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SHRM’S Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) report tracks trends in the labor market on a monthly basis, including hiring projections released one month ahead of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Employment Situation report. Exclusive metrics also include new-hire compensation trends and recruiting difficulty, as well as job vacancies in exempt and nonexempt employment.

Research
December 1, 2011

At Motorola, Inc., designers, engineers, and manufacturing experts are linked in a single production function that spans Chicago, Frankfurt, Singapore, and Beijing. This work takes advantage of the most qualified talent in the world and continues literally around the clock. In terms of innovation and accelerated speed-to-market, the old ways of working simply cannot compete.

November 30, 2011

Practices by award-winning companies influenced by recession and aided by technology; special focus on meeting military families' needs

Fueled by technology and the recession, leading companies are focusing on their employees' measurable work results rather than face time in the office, according to the newly released 2012 Guide to Bold New Ideas for Making Work Work.

News Updates
November 30, 2011
Is working from home an efficient alternative to the traditional office job or a productivity killer? The results of a CareerBuilder survey on telecommuting might bolster the arguments for both sides.
 
News Updates
November 25, 2011

This is part one of a series of SHRM Poll findings on how the economic recession is impacting employers in the U.S. In the current labor market, over one-half (52%) of employers reported difficulty recruiting for specific jobs that are open in their organization. This research examines what types of basic knowledge and applied skill gaps employers are experiencing with job applicants, as well as which job categories have been difficult to fill.

Research
November 18, 2011

Employers want to tap into the technical and communication skills and leadership abilities of returning veterans, according to a survey conducted for CareerBuilder and released on the eve of Veterans Day 2011.

The findings are from a survey conducted in August and September 2011 with 2,874 full-time U.S. hiring managers and HR professionals in the public and private sectors. Twenty percent said they are recruiting U.S. veterans to work for their organizations.

Research
November 16, 2011

Rear Admiral Mike Shatynski of the Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, discusses the future of veterans in the workforce and how their experiences, training, and leadership abilities will empower them as a generation.

Videos
November 15, 2011

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) was invited, along with nearly 30 private-sector companies, to Capitol Hill recently to discuss the challenges employers face in finding and hiring returning U.S. military personnel for civilian jobs.

The meeting was a three-hour Veterans Employment Summit that the House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs hosted in September 2011.

News Updates
November 7, 2011

SHRM’s Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) report tracks trends in the labor market on a monthly basis, including hiring projections released one month ahead of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Employment Situation report.  Exclusive metrics also include new-hire compensation trends and recruiting difficulty, as well as job vacancies in exempt and nonexempt employment.

Research
November 3, 2011

One-third of U.S. chief financial officers (CFOs) say remote work arrangements—such as telecommuting and working from satellite offices—have increased at their companies in the prior three years, according to a survey by staffing services firm Accountemps.

The 2011 survey drew on telephone interviews with 1,400 CFOs across the U.S.
 

Research
November 3, 2011

Executive director of the White House Council on Women and Girls to speak; new conference by SHRM and FWI to share best practices and research on workplace flexibility 

News Updates
November 2, 2011

This survey examines hiring and recruiting trends across a six-month spectrum. The results for the fourth quarter of 2011 show that while jobs are being created at some companies, the pace will slacken as the end of the year approaches, and some employers are still struggling to find workers with skills that match their available positions.

Research
November 2, 2011

When Newell Rubbermaid’s business model changed, HR helped leaders identify the skills employees need to execute new strategies.

October 31, 2011

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) was invited, along with nearly 30 private-sector companies, to Capitol Hill recently to discuss the challenges employers face in finding and hiring returning U.S. military personnel for civilian jobs.

The meeting was a three-hour Veterans Employment Summit that the House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs hosted in September 2011.

News Updates
October 19, 2011


This poll looks at how organizational diversity and inclusion practices have changed over the last five years. In 2005, SHRM released the Workplace Diversity Practices research report, which addressed diversity practices in organizations from the perspective of HR professionals. The 2010 study included several of the survey questions from the 2005 report to determine how diversity and inclusion in the workplace has transformed over time.

Research
October 13, 2011

SHRM’s Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) report tracks trends in the labor market on a monthly basis, including hiring projections released one month ahead of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Employment Situation report.  Exclusive metrics also include new-hire compensation trends and recruiting difficulty, as well as job vacancies in exempt and nonexempt employment.

Research
October 6, 2011

Have you ever heard of a company like this? Or is this just a dream job? 

September 30, 2011


Generation Y is taking over the world and the workplace—and employers who want to attract, engage and retain this huge workforce need to understand its preferences and communication styles, especially when it comes to workplace benefits.

News Updates
September 29, 2011

Men in cohort are 36% more likely than Boomers to be out-earned by their spousesDespite being the smallest U.S. generation (46 million), Generation X might be “the most critical generation of all” for employers, according to a study by the nonprofit Center for Work-Life Policy.

News Updates
September 28, 2011