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Week in Review – Popular Content
The 40 Best Workplaces in Technology 2018 – Fortune
These are the best tech companies to work for in 2018 (including HR Tech) sorted into categories of large, and small or medium.
Tags: HR Tech, Technology
Iceland wants to end its gender pay gap in 5 years. Can the U.S. follow? – NBC News
More than half a century after the Equal Pay Act became law, a woman in the United States earns on average just 79 cents for every dollar a man makes — a stubborn gap that is expected to persist until 2059.
But one country is determined to end such income disparity, whatever it takes.
Tags: Gender Pay Gap
How Likely Is Someone To Sexually Harass Others? This Scale Determines – NPR
Psychologist John Pryor has been thinking about this for more than three decades, and he has created a test in an effort to measure a person’s tendency to harass someone. Called the “Likelihood to Sexually Harass Scale”, this quiz (first developed in 1987) has become a cornerstone for research on sexual harassers. Read more.
Related: Quiz: How likely are you to sexually harass? Take this scientific test
Tags: Sexual Harassment
What Do Elon Musk, Bono, & Tom Petty Share In Common? Of Square Pegs & Round Holes – CleanTechnica
Elon Musk, Tom Petty, and Bono were formed as square pegs in a rounded society. But rather than allow themselves to be worn down to fit the mold … they broke it. Does that mean all those troubled childhood rebels out there will become wildly successful by going their own way?
Tags: Entrepreneurs, Leadership
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Did You Know
This week is Sundance Film Festival. This year’s edition starts Thursday, Jan. 18, in Park City, Utah and runs through Jan. 28. Here are five movies we’re looking forward to that could make an impact. Read more.
Term of the Week
Benchmark Job: A job commonly found in the workforce for which pay and other relevant data are readily available. Benchmark jobs are used to make pay comparisons and job evaluations.
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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