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Week in Review – Popular Content
Edtech Company EVERFI Raised $190 Million – Fortune, TechCo
The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions – BBC
#HotInHR: EverFi Raises $190 Million, Next-gen Jobs, Colorado’s’ Wage Theft' Law ... #EdTech… Click To Tweet
To prepare for the future, we need to shift from thinking about jobs and careers to thinking about challenges and problems, reports Alina Dizik.
(Colorado’s ‘wage theft’ law, LinkedIn hits 500M member milestone, Which jobs are getting automated the fastest)
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Colorado governor signs ‘wage theft’ law making violations public – HR Dive
Colorado’s governor signed a “wage theft” bill into law that makes violators’ records public, reports Lexology. Read more.
Tags: Labor Law
LinkedIn hits 500M member milestone for its social network for the working world – TechCrunch
I was quite surprised to see some of the geographical data pointing to where the site is used today. UAE apparently is the most connected country. Read more.
Tags: LinkedIn, Recruiting
Which Jobs Are Getting Automated the Fastest? – Fortune
According to the World Economic Forum surveys, over a third of the core skill sets in most jobs will be replaced by new ones by 2020. Read more.
Tags: Jobs, AI
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Featured Events in January
- International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) – Performance Improvement Conference, Apr 30 – May 2, Montreal Canada, #ISPI2017
- SharedXpertise – HRO Today Forum – North America, May 1 – 3, Chicago IL, #HROToday
- Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) – Big “I” Legislative Conference, May 3 – 5, Washington DC, #BigILegConf
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Term of the Week
Administrative Services Only (ASO): The hiring of a firm (usually a health care vendor) to handle certain administrative tasks. The firm does not assume any risk but merely carries out the specialized functions that the employer cannot or does not want to do. For example, an employer funds its own dental insurance claim payments but pays the ASO firm to process the claims.
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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