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.

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.

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.

Gherson Accepts HR Exec of the Year Award in Boston

IBM's Diane Gherson accepted the honor at a special awards dinner in Boston.

Engaging Bottom-Line Success

David Almeda’s work at Kronos has been instrumental in the company’s recent revenue explosion.

Unpacking Amazon’s Minimum-Wage Increase

Will other retailers follow Amazon's move to raise its minimum wage? Some already have.

Employers Become Activists as Healthcare Costs Rise

A new survey finds employers are looking for novel solutions to keep costs down.

Who Are the ‘Heroes’ of Pay Transparency?

These companies rank highest for being transparent with employees regarding pay practices.

Reaping the Rewards of a Digital Transformation

HR's digital transformation requires fresh strategies in technology, information, skills and organization.