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Week in Review – Popular Content
How politics is impacting your company’s productivity – CIO
A survey from Wakefield Research and BetterWorks suggests political discourse is starting to affect workplace productivity as a result of the 24 hour social-media news cycle. Here’s what you can do about it. Read more.
Tags: A survey from Wakefield Research and BetterWorks suggests political discourse is starting to affect workplace productivity as a result of the 24 hour social-media news cycle. Here’s what you can do about it. Read more.
Tags: Productivity, Politics
Employee burnout is becoming a huge problem in the American workforce – Quartz
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The national unemployment rate has been cut in half since 2010 and the economy is projected to grow by almost 50% between 2010 and 2020. Despite this positive outlook, employees are overworked, burned out, and dissatisfied. Read more.
Related: The Gig Economy Celebrates Working Yourself to Death – The New Yorker)
Tags: Employee burnout
(AI and the rising expectations for enterprise software, 10 Top CEOs on What’s Changing About the World of Work)
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AI and the rising expectations for enterprise software – Venture Beat
In order to effectively communicate with machines, we have been forced to learn their language — hence the explosion of software engineers, IT professionals, data analysts, and most recently, data scientists… But imagine a new world where a human language interface could be the way we interact with every dataset and enterprise application on a daily basis. Read more.
Tags: Artificial Intelligence
10 Top CEOs on What’s Changing About the World of Work – Fortune
The way we work today is entirely different from the way worked 50, 25, 10, even five years ago. As the pace of technological advancements continues to accelerate, not only are the available jobs changing, but so are the tools, systems, and benefits employees expect from their employers. Read more.
Tags: Workplace Advancements
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Featured Events in January
- National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH) NatCon, April 3 – 5, Seattle WA #NatCon17
- Human Capital Institute (HCI) Inclusive Diversity Conference, Apr 3 – 4, San Francisco, CA, #HCIevents
- Nonprofit HR – Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit, Apr 5 – 7, Washington D.C. #NPTC2017
Did You Know
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Term of the Week
Competency Modeling: A set of descriptions that identify the skills, knowledge, and behaviors needed to effectively perform in an organization. Competency models assist in clarifying job and work expectations, maximizing productivity, and aligning behavior with organizational strategy.
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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