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Week in Review – Popular Content
Amazon is hiring 50,000 people today. Here are 9 other tech companies bringing on tons of talent – CNBC
Paysa looked at job postings from the world’s tech “titans” (companies worth at least $100 billion with an IPO more than 10 years ago) and “tech disruptors” (companies worth at least $10 billion with an IPO within the last 10 years) and found that Amazon is hiring six times more employees than any other tech company. Read more.
Tags: Hiring, Tech
Every Generation Wants Meaningful Work — but Thinks Other Age Groups Are in It for the Money – HBR
Several years ago, I started getting regular consulting requests from companies seeking help managing Millennials. When I asked what they were struggling with, I heard comments similar to these. Read more.
Workers Win Only 1% Of Federal Civil Rights Lawsuits At Trial – FC
A new analysis of employee lawsuits finds a low success rate for discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, and highlights the U.S.’s most-sued employers. Read more.
Tags: Employment law, Discrimination
Serena Williams on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day – Fortune.com
Black Women’s Equal Pay Day (July 31) shines a light on the long-neglected fact that the gender pay gap hits women of color the hardest. Black women are 37 cents behind men in the pay gap—in other words, for every dollar a man makes, black women make 63 cents…Together, we will change the story. Read more.
Tags: Women, Diversity
LinkedIn data can predict how likely you are to quit, and it’s being sued to keep it public – Quartz
LinkedIn has 500 million profiles online, an extraordinary wealth of information about the education and career paths of nearly 7% of all of humanity—and an absolute treasure trove for companies that build recruitment and human resources software. One of them is hiQ Labs, a startup that scrapes LinkedIn data to build an algorithm to predict whether employees will quit. Read more.
Tags: Recruiting, LinkedIn
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[Jeff Bezos] Advice To Anyone Starting A Business Is To Remember That Someday I Will Crush You – The ONION
As you might imagine, I often get asked by young entrepreneurs for advice on how to start a business…well, there’s no magic involved, but the keys to success are quite simple: Value your customers, hire well, find a market that isn’t being served, and realize that someday I will utterly crush you. Read more.
Did You Know
The first week of August is National Simplify Your Life week.
There isn’t a formula for simplifying your life. Everyone is distracted in different ways so we’ve put together a list of suggestions to get you thinking about what will work best for you. Read more.
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KSAs: The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities an employee needs to meet the requirements of a job.
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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