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Week in Review – Popular Content
Companies Lament Skills Shortage But Skimp on Worker Training (Bloomberg)
New research from Deloitte LLP shows that more than 54 percent of companies don’t have programs designed to build skills for future needs. Only 18 percent said they support employees who want to seek the training themselves.
How to Redesign Harassment Training that Works (Dimitry, Murphy & Associates)
To date, there is little evidence that existing harassment training results in lower instances of sexual harassment, and may even have unintended negative consequences.
Tags: Harassment, Training
13 Employee Benefits That Don’t Actually Work (Forbes)
According to 13 members of Forbes Coaches Council, there are several employee benefits that are simply gimmicks and don’t actually benefit the workforce in any way.
Tags: Employee Benefits
Goldman faces class action over female pay discrimination (Financial Times)
After eight-year legal fight, women win right to pursue compensation claim.
Tags: Employment Law, Pay Discrimination
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Did You Know?
April is National Humor Month. Laughter and joy – the benchmarks of humor – lead to improved well-being, boosted morale, increased communication skills, and an enriched quality of life.
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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