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Week in Review – Popular Content
How Distributed Ledgers Are Disrupting HR Technology – Nasdaq
It’s no secret that workplaces and workforces are changing. Because of this, HR is now seeing new challenges arise in areas like automation, remote work, fraud and payments.
Tags: Blockchain, HR Technology
A Wristband to Track Workers’ Hand Movements? (Amazon Has Patents for It) – The New York Times
What if your employer made you wear a wristband that tracked your every move, and that even nudged you via vibrations when it judged that you were doing something wrong?
Improving Workplace Culture, One Review at a Time – The New Yorker
With its emphasis on transparency, the jobs site Glassdoor aims to upend corporate power dynamics.
Tags: Workplace Culture
Initiative to crack down on unpaid internships launched in UK – The Guardian
The government has launched a crackdown on unpaid internships, sending more than 550 warning letters to companies and setting up enforcement teams to tackle repeat offenders.
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Did You Know
Tuesday (also known as Fat Tuesday) is Mardi Gras, the last day of the Carnival season – a period of raucous merry-making in the weeks leading up to Lent. The two most famous Mardi Gras celebrations take place in Venice, Italy and New Orleans, Louisiana. Learn more.
Term of the Week
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information of individuals within the European Union (EU). The GDPR sets out the principles for data management and the rights of the individual, while also imposing fines that can be revenue based.
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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