Category Archives: News

United Airline’s Public Relations Disaster

April 15, 2017   

Last week, United Airline found itself making news for all the wrong reasons when it dragged an elderly doctor off an overbooked flight. The company is now paying the price. In the airline industry, there are two ways to ensure that flights leave the airport with the maximum number of passengers on board. Some airlines, […]

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Sorry, No Phones: Banning Phones in Meetings

April 8, 2017   

A few months ago, an acquaintance, who also happens to be the vice president of corporate communications at one of the nation’s largest technology companies, revealed something shocking: When she has a meeting, she makes her board members and even her CEO leave their phones in a basket at the door. While banning phones in […]

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Uber’s Diversity Report Confirms Organization’s Problems

March 30, 2017   

Earlier this week, the ride-sharing company Uber released its anticipated diversity report. The report was commissioned in February after a blog post by a former Uber engineer revealed widespread discrimination and sexual harassment problems at Uber’s headquarters in California. The report, while a first step, simply confirms what already appeared to be the case: Uber’s […]

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Are Workers Better Off in Sweden?

March 17, 2017   

Increasing workplace engagement, addressing high turnover, and retaining talent are ongoing challenges in many American workplaces. Could it be that the answers to some of today’s more pressing talent management questions, however, already exist but in other parts of the world? Should we  all be looking to the Swedish for workplace solutions? Bear in mind […]

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Uber’s Future is Now in Question

March 4, 2017   

A few years ago, Uber appeared to be on its way to becoming one of the most powerful companies in the world with its plans to transform work, lower traffic congestion in major cities, and even roll out self-driving vehicles. Behind Uber’s genius was an obsession with using data to make the very best decisions […]

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Border Chaos Reveals Importance of Training

February 4, 2017   

Last week, people around the world were impacted by President Trump’s decision to ground travelers from seven nations and block even some permanent U.S. residents (Green Card holders) from reentry. On Friday, a Washington State judge, who was appointed by President George W. Bush, said, “there’s no support” for the government’s argument that we have […]

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Politics and Talent Management

January 20, 2017   

It has finally happened. After months of strange appointments and a few slips ups, the President Elect is now President Trump. Although 24 months ago this situation would have appeared impossible to a majority of Americans on all sides of the political spectrum, it is now a reality, and U.S. businesses are preparing for the […]

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France Regulates After Hours Work Email

January 9, 2017   

Last week, the English-language media was abuzz with what appeared to be a new law banning email messages after hours in France. To some extent, the widespread reports were true, but there was also a lot of misinformation circulating in the English media too. First, there was no new legislation passed. The news was old […]

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A Simulated Plane Crash Boosts Morale

January 9, 2017   

If you’re looking for a way to boost both morale and team building skills, there is now a new option. Get everyone at the office together and head over to Survival Systems USA. The company traditionally offered training for people who may in fact be likely to find themselves in scenarios where they need to […]

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Black Lives Matter and Corporate America

December 23, 2016   

As 2016 comes to a close, Talent Management 360 is offering detailed insights into some of the year’s top news stories and speculating on how these stories will likely continue to impact talent management in the coming year. The seventh and final article in our series examines the changing status of the Black Lives Matter […]

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