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Week in Review – Popular Content
Banking Industry Addresses Diversity, Adding Women to Boards – NYT
Banking and capital markets, often viewed as dominated by men, achieved high scores in a newly released survey measuring the diversity in their director ranks. Read more.
Related: Intel Says It Has Achieved 100% Equal Pay for All Women and Underrepresented Minorities
Tags: Women, Equal Pay, Diversity
The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take First – LinkedIn
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Oxford University researchers have estimated that 47 percent of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. But which white-collar jobs will robots take first? Read more.
Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Robots
(Does HR Matter in Silicon Valley? Scraping by on Six Figures?)
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Why Silicon Valley Doesn’t Seem to Care About HR – Bloomberg
You’re in a race to build your product and get to market, and anything that doesn’t directly contribute to that, including HR and even financial controls, is low priority. Read more.
Tags: General HR, Startups
Scraping by on Six Figures? Tech Workers Feel Poor in Silicon Valley – The Guardian
Silicon Valley’s latest tech boom, combined with a housing shortage, has caused rents to soar over the last five years. The city’s rents, by one measure, are now the highest in the world. Read more.
Tags: Tech Workers, Cost of Living
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Featured Events in January
- Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA) HR West Annual Conference, March 6 – 8, Oakland CA, #HRWEST17
- IQPC North American Shared Services & Outsourcing Week, March 6 – 9, Orlando, FL
- SAP HR Conference North America, March 6 – 9, Orlando, FL, #HR2017
Did You Know
March is International Ideas Month. Try brainstorming with people who share a common purpose and see what ideas come up. If they really are good, create an action plan and get started!
Term of the Week
Factor comparison: A systematic and scientific comparison, that instead of ranking complete jobs, ranks according to a series of factors. These factors include mental effort, physical effort, skill needed, responsibility, supervisory responsibility, working conditions,
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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