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Week in Review – Popular Content
The Innovative Ways These Companies Are Managing Employee Stress (Fast Company)
Onsite spas, group rock climbing outings, meditation rooms, and vacation money: These companies are serious about keeping their employees happy.
Tags: Workplace, Benefits, Employee Stress
HR and Mental Health (SHRM Blog)
I’m challenging HR professionals and influencers to speak more openly about the benefits of mental health services and look for more proactive ways to help employees. Read more.
Related: Solutions Provider for Employee Mental Health Issues Receives $45 million
Tags: Mental Health
New Jersey Becomes the 10th State to Require Paid Sick Leave (JD Supra)
New Jersey has joined Arizona, California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington in enacting statewide paid sick leave legislation.
Tags: Employment Law
The U.S. Unemployment Rate Is Now the Lowest It’s Been This Century (Fortune)
U.S. hiring rebounded in April and the unemployment rate dropped below 4% for the first time since 2000, while wage gains unexpectedly cooled, suggesting the labor market still has slack to absorb.
Tags: U.S. Employment
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EBrandCon – Employee Branding Strategies Conference
May 22 – 24, 2018 San Diego, CA #EBrandCon
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Did You Know?
Tomorrow is National Employee Health and Fitness Day, (NEHFD). It was created to promote the benefits of physical activity for employees through their work site health promotion activities. Learn more.
Term of the Week
Machine Learning: Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. In an HR setting an example might be the ability for a computer program to identify patterns and relationships in data to predict a specific outcome such as who will quit a job.
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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