Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace.
*This week’s fundings: $65M+
Week in Review – Popular Content
Why Are Young People Pretending to Love Work? (The New York Times)
I saw the greatest minds of my generation log 18-hour days — and then boast about #hustle on Instagram. When did performative workaholism become a lifestyle?
Tags: Workplace, Millennials, GenZ
Americans are lining up to work for Amazon for $15 an hour (Quartz)
After announcing it would raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour starting Nov. 1, the company said that was more than double its previous record for job applications received in a single month.
Tags: Amazon, Wages, Hourly Workers
The Ethical Dilemma Facing Silicon Valley’s Next Generation (The Ringer)
Stanford has established itself as the epicenter of computer science, and a farm system for the tech giants. Following major scandals at Facebook, Google, and others, how is the university coming to grips with a world in which many of its students’ dream jobs are now vilified?
Tags: Technology, Education
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