Michael J. O'Brien

Michael J. O’Brien is former web editor with Human Resource Executive®.

Apple defends its ‘Most Admired for HR’ crown

HRE’s list highlights employers on four criteria including innovation and people management.

Can America make the 4-day week work?

Recent research finds the concept making headway around the world. Will it work here?

Through the digital lens: How VR can inspire better managers

Virtual reality has the power to change the world. But first, it has to change how straight white men think.

What’s driving workers’ demand for education benefits?

A new survey of 30,000 U.S. workers suggests causes include automation anxiety and college debt.

HR Honor Roll: Zoë Harte of Upwork

Many organizations use freelancers. At Upwork, where the business is freelancers, Zoë Harte is making sure everyone is on the same page.

You can check out these 6 new HR technologies at HR Tech this year

Here's your chance to see what major HR technology solutions providers have developed over the last year.

Expanding the Circle at SEI

Krista Deguffroy is helping the financial-services company create a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

Survey: New Executives Receive Little or No Onboarding

Executives in the U.S. and Canada report lower rates of onboarding than other geographic areas.

What’s at the Heart of this Compensation Conundrum?

New report finds employers are concerned about losing talent but are hesitant to increase base pay.

Here’s How Gen Z Is Shaping the Future of Learning

The newest workers will learn very differently than previous ones did, new research finds.