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Week in Review – Popular Content
LinkedIn, HiQ spat presents big questions for freedom, innovation
Mark Weidick thought it had to be some kind of mistake…in late May, the CEO of HiQ Labs, a data analytics startup in San Francisco, received a letter from LinkedIn, ordering his company to stop using data from user profiles. Read more.
Tags: HR Tech
Google Takes Aim At Recruiting Software Market With New App Called Hire – Forbes
With a new application called Hire, Google is taking aim at the small- and medium-sized business part of the recruiting market. Read more.
Related: Hire Power: What Google’s New Applicant Tracking System Means for HR Technology
Also Related: ATSs Are Jumping Into Bed with Google for Jobs and Job Boards Should Be Nervous
You Don’t Have to be College-Bound to Take a Gap Year – NYT
Unpaid sabbatical leave is offered by only 12 percent of employers, according to the Society for Human Resource Management, and only 4 percent of employers offered paid leave programs last year. As a result, most adult gap experiences require quitting a job. Read more.
Tags: Sabbatical leave
How New York’s Best Companies Are Replacing Competition With Camaraderie – Fortune
For many of us, New York City might conjure up a hectic work life—long commute times, demanding workloads, a cutthroat atmosphere. Yet our recent Best Workplaces in New York list found that the best companies are defying that stereotype. Read more.
Tags: Best Workplaces
Is Your Boss Too Controlling? Many Employees Clash With Micromanagers – NPR
One in three tech employees feel that their bosses have a negative impact on company culture, according to a survey of 20,000 workers in the tech industry. Read more.
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When it comes to starting a career, few things are as important as a great internship that can help develop the skills and experience needed to succeed. To recognize the importance of internships, and the impact interns make on an organization, WayUp is launching the first-ever National Intern Day on July 27th. Read more.
Term of the Week
Safe Harbor Regulations: Guidelines regulated by the Department of Labor, which, when fully complied with, may reduce or limit the liability of a plan fiduciary, on the condition that the party performed its actions in good faith or in compliance with defined standards.
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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