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Week in Review – Popular Content
Unilever’s Radical Hiring Experiment, Resumes Are Out, Algorithms Are In – Dow Jones
Ms. Jaffer had filled out a job application, played a set of online games and submitted videos of herself responding to questions about how she’d tackle challenges of the job. The reason she found herself in front of a hiring manager? A series of algorithms recommended her. Read more.
Tags: AI, Recruiting
How a Rising Minimum Wage Affects Jobs in Seattle – NYT
Three years ago, Seattle became one of the first jurisdictions in the nation to embrace a $15-an-hour minimum wage… two studies have purported to demonstrate the effects of the first stages of that increase — but with starkly diverging results. Read more.
Tags: Minimum Wage
Why You Should Tell Your Team to Take a Break and Go Outside – HBR
Adding a little wilderness to your corporate offices may just be the smartest move you can do this year. Read more.
Tags: Stress reduction, Productivity
Want a $1 Million Paycheck? Skip College and Go Work in a Lumberyard – Bloomberg
High-paying blue-collar jobs go unfilled as millions of Americans take on loads of college debt. Building-supply giant 84 Lumber says it has the answer. Read more.
Tags: Jobs, Careers
Almost half of highly skilled EU workers ‘could leave UK within five years’ – The Guardian
Deloitte study finds 47% were considering leaving after Brexit, while overall one-third of non-British workers could leave. Read more.
Tags: Brexit, EU
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Unleash Your People – 5 Key Learnings from HR Tech World San Francisco – Like a latter day Julius Caesar, Marc Coleman and his HR Tech World garrison came, saw and conquered the US with a rambunctious inaugural HR Tech World in San Francisco on 14-15 June.
Tags: HR Tech
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Did You Know
Regarding Independence Day: Thomas Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence but four other delegates assisted him. Among them was John Adams. Both Adams and Jefferson later served as President of the United States, and both men passed away on July 4, 1826—the 50th anniversary of our nation’s birth (1776).
Term of the Week
Labor certification: Labor certification is a statement from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that a particular position at a particular company is “open.” It is the first step in the process of obtaining a green card. Learn more at the Glossary of HR and Employee Benefit Terms.
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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