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Week in Review – Popular Content
Trump targets tech’s H-1B visa hiring tool – USA Today
The Partnership for a New American Economy concluded in a 2016 report that 40.2% Fortune 500 firms had at least one founder who either immigrated to the United States or was the child of immigrants. Read more.
Related: India freaks out over U.S. plans to change high-skilled visas – CNN
Tags: Tech, H-1B visa program
A New Wave Of HR Technology Consolidation – Fortune
#HotInHR: HR Technology Consolidation Begins, Trump targets tech's H-1B visa hiring tool #HRsoftware… Click To Tweet
While many organizations have made the shift from licensed software to cloud-based HR systems a new market has emerged: the market for tools focused on teams, feedback, continuous performance management, and data-driven recruiting. Read more.
Tags: HR Software
(Working Overtime Is Pointless, Companies Are Failing Senior-Level Women)
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Studies Show Working Overtime Is Basically Pointless – Entrepreneur
Opportunity does sleep, and it also takes needed breaks. Read more.
Many Companies Are Failing Their Senior-Level Women, Study Finds – Fortune
Researchers at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting firm, have found that about three-quarters (69%) of companies generate lower levels of employee engagement among senior women than their male counterparts. Read more.
Tags: Leadership, Women, Employee Engagement
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Featured Events in January
- HR.com – LEAD2017, Feb 8, Nashville TN, #AWorldInspired
- NHRDN Summit on Compensation & Rewards, Feb 8, Mumbai, India
- DisruptHR, Feb 8, Salt Lake City UT, #disruptHR
Did You Know
National Inventors’ Day – we celebrate the contributions of inventors on February 11 which is the anniversary of the birth of the inventor Thomas Alva Edison, who held over 1,000 patents.
Term of the Week
Bumping: Giving long-standing employees whose positions are to be eliminated the option of taking other positions within the company that they are qualified for and that are currently held by employees with less seniority.
Vendor M&A And Partnership News
A sampling of this week’s mergers and acquisitions announcements from around the human resource marketplace – and other partnerships. Latest news here.
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