Top 10 Job News Stories of the Week


Employers!  Veterans!  Here’s your Top 10 Job News Stories of the Week Compiled from the Latest Sources

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  1. Dominguez, Henderson to Lead “Pivotal” Task Force.  The former chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the chief diversity officer for Weyerhaeuser are the co-leaders of a task force responsible for creating measurable diversity and inclusion standards.
  2. Best Companies for Leadership.  Now in its sixth year, the Best Companies for Leadership study has a simple, single-minded purpose: to identify which organizations have the best leadership practices, then see what we can learn from them.
  3. 2011 Diversity Council Honors Award.  The Association of Diversity Councils released the list of the Top 25 U.S. diversity councils to be recognized and honored and their rankings revealed at the 2011 Diversity Council Honors Award Dinner and Ceremony in April.
  4. OPM Launches Online University for Human Resources Managers.  A new Web site offers courses and career development resources across government for a price.
  5. OPM ROWE Pilot Update.  OPM has extended the Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE) pilot through FY2011 and is working to better align performance standards with the principles of operating in a ROWE (i.e., managing to results).
  6. Turnover Lower for Organizations with an Established Flexibility Culture.  The higher an organization rates itself on flexibility offerings, policies, and impacts, the lower the organization’s voluntary turnover rate, according to a report released by WorldatWork.
  7. Engaging a Multi-Generational Workforce: Practical Advice for Government Managers.  Concrete advice on how to communicate well with employees from different generations can be hard to find. The IBM Center for the Business of Government released a report attempting to fill that knowledge gap.
  8. What Do Your Gen Y Employees Really Want?  Recent research sponsored by Northrop Grumman, No. 47 on the 2010 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity survey, gives us a look at what younger employees want.
  9. How to Grow Young Feds at Your Agency.  Given all the pressures on the Federal workforce, agencies will soon have to do more to keep younger employees on board.
  10. How to Eliminate Your Company’s Promotion Gaps.  How are major companies solving the inequities that cause retention and promotion gaps for underrepresented groups?


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