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Week in Review – Popular Content
Fast Company: Our obsession with performance data is killing performance
In business, education, law enforcement, surgery, and more, one researcher finds that performance outcomes drop when people know how they’re being measured.
Tags: Performance Analysis
DiversityInc: Starbucks’ Optional Diversity Training Empowers People like Roseanne
Clearly communicated policies and values build corporate diversity success — treating people right is not an option for a well-run company.
Related: Was Starbucks’ Racial Bias Training Effective? Here’s What These Employees Thought (Time)
Tags: Racial Bias, Training
Labor Employment Perspectives: “High” Stakes for Employers Dealing With Evolving Cannabis Laws
The evolving legalization of marijuana for both medical and recreational uses continues to cause workplace issues for employers.
Tags: Cannabis, Employment Law
ABC News: Walmart offers employees new perk: cheap access to college
Walmart is offering its employees a new perk: affordable access to a college degree.
Tags: Employee Benefits, Education
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Featured Twitter Chat
#HRBookClub. This is a Twitter chat founded and hosted by Laurie Ruettimann @lruettimann. The Twitter account for the club is @BestHRBooks. The chats are usually monthly but there is no set schedule so follow @BestHRBooks and check the website for details: https://hrbooks.com/about/
Did You Know?
World Environment Day is tomorrow (June 5th). To learn more and participate in the worldwide movement to help clean up the planet visit: http://worldenvironmentday.global/
Term of the Week
Quantified Self: A movement to incorporate technology into data acquisition on aspects of a person’s daily life in terms of inputs (e.g. food consumed, quality of surrounding air), states (e.g. mood, arousal, blood oxygen levels), and performance (mental and physical).
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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