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Week in Review – Popular Content
For Tech’s Deepest Problems, Women Are The Canary In The Data Mine (FC)
Silicon Valley veteran and “Lean Out” author Elissa Shevinsky on why a workplace that is hostile to women is a sign of severe problems in other areas.
Tags: Technology, Diversity, Discrimination
New Tools from Google to Make Job Searches Simpler (Google Blog)
Based on feedback from job seekers, Google writes in their blog about the new features to help make the job searches more efficient and simpler.
Tags: Job Searches
How to deal with employee productivity issues on cyber-Monday (HR Gazette)
Cyber Monday — the answer to Black Friday — offers the online deals frugal shoppers want without the hassle of lining up at retailers’ doors before 4 a.m. … Human resources professionals, however, see Cyber Monday and Cyber Week as a threat to workplace productivity.
Tags: Cyber Monday, Employee Productivity
Should HR Rename, Reallocate Holiday Time Off to Be More Inclusive? (SHRM)
In a country whose diverse workers embrace many religions and cultures, does it make sense for a company to rename vacation days that revolve around Christian holidays—like “Christmas break” and “Easter break”—or even to eliminate these traditional days and let employees pick their own holidays to take time off?
Tags: Inclusion, Holidays
Discover Visibility Opportunities. Get Others Talking About You. Grow Interest In Your HR Brand.
Funny, ironic, satirical stories on corporate business, HR and more. Unearthed by our own HRmarketer office dog, Cara.
Is there a place for humor at work? (Benefits Canada)
Laugh and the world laughs with you, right? OK, maybe not the world, but what about the workplace? Read more.
Tags: Humor, Workplace
Did You Know
Cyber Monday – today – always takes place on the Monday after Thanksgiving. This online shopping day was first recognized in 2005 and last year sales reached over $2 billion dollars. Learn more.
Term of the Week
Observation interview: A method of assessing job requirements and skills by observing the employee at work, followed by an interview with the employee for further assessment and insight.
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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