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Week in Review – Popular Content
‘Dehumanizing, impenetrable, frustrating’: the grim reality of job hunting in the age of AI (The Guardian)
The automation revolution has hit recruitment, with everything from facial expressions to vocal tone now analysed by algorithms and artificial intelligence. But what’s the cost to workforce diversity – and workers themselves?
Tags: AI, Hiring
The Coming Decline of the Employment Drug Test (Bloomberg)
Struggling to hire, some companies are relaxing corporate drug policies.
Tags: Drug Testing
United Airlines Might Replace Employee Bonuses With a Lottery
United Airlines is eyeing a plan to end quarterly performance bonuses for its employees, replacing them instead with something a bit more unconventional.
Tags: Employee Bonuses
Days After Magic Leap Raised $502 Million, An Employee in the HR Department Was Accused of Stealing $1 Million
The call to the police came in October, right after the Series D funding round was announced, and involved an employee in the Human Resources Department and a recruiting company, according to the police report reviewed by Business Insider. Read more.
Tags: Employee Theft
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March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month.
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Term of the Week
OSHA: The Occupation Safety and Health Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor. The agency’s goal is to promote health and reduce accidents, injury and death in the workplace.
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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