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Week in Review – Popular Content
Everyone Thought The Gig Economy Was Taking Over. Turns Out It’s Not (Fortune)
First, the gig economy was taking over. Now, it appears that expectations of its increasing influence on the U.S. labor market were largely overblown.
Tags: Gig Economy, Labor Force
These angel investors want to bring women into startups early—and get them equity (CNBC)
One group of female angel investors is working on a plan they hope will help close (gender and diversity) gaps by honing in on the nexus of power: the allocation of shares to founding employees of startups.
Tags: Gender, Diversity, Tech Investors
Your Flex Work Culture Doesn’t Help Employees If It Hurts Their Careers (HBR)
When you think about who needs flexibility at work to manage personal and family responsibilities, who comes to mind?
Tags: Flex Work Culture, Employee Engagement
Annual Reviews Lower Employee Engagement (Forbes)Prepare your employees to be coached and your managers to become effective coaches. Employees don’t want annual reviews. They want more coaching , feedback and talent development focused on their strengths.
Tags: Coaching, Annual Reviews, Employee Engagement
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Did You Know?
June Is National Zoo and Aquarium Month. Check out the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. They’re a good source for information on different facilities found around the U.S.
Term of the Week
Equity theory: The idea that people desire to be treated fairly and thus compare their own contributions to the workplace—and resulting rewards—against those of their coworkers, to determine if they are being treated fairly.
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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