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Week in Review – Popular Content
Microsoft is developing its own human capital management apps – ZDNet
Microsoft looks to be building its own next-generation talent-engagement applications that will handle HCM needs ‘from hire to retire.’ Read more.
Tags: HCM software, Microsoft, LinkedIn
Why Women Quit Working: It’s Not for the Reasons Men Do – NYT
The go-to explanations for why so many men — even in their prime working years — have dropped out of the labor force do not apply to Krystin Stevenson. Read more.
Tags: Women, Job, Careers
(Forcing Women to Wear High Heels, More Workers Telecommute)
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U.K. Lawmakers Want Employers to Stop Forcing Women to Wear High Heels – Fortune
It is crucial that the law (Equality Act 2010) is amended so that gender neutral dress codes become the norm, so that they do not exacerbate discrimination. Read more.
Tags: UK Equality Act
The Share of Workers Who Telework Continues To Grow – The Conference Board
New data from the American Community Survey (ACS) is available making it possible to provide an update of the share of teleworkers by occupation. Read more.
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Featured Events in January
- Training Magazine’s Training Conference & Expo, Jan 30 – Feb 1, San Diego, CA, #trgconf
- FEBP Health Benefits Conference and Expo, Jan 30 – Feb 1, Clearwater Beach, FL, #HBCE
- HRPA Annual Conference and Trade Show, Feb 1 – 3, Toronto, Canada #HRPA2017
Did You Know
We celebrate National Freedom Day on February 1. The roots of this special day come directly from the end of slavery and the signing of the 13th amendment outlawing slavery. Celebrate this day by reflecting upon your own freedoms in America. Millions of people in the world are not free.
Term of the Week
Broadbanding: A pay structure that exchanges a large number of narrow salary ranges for a smaller number of broader salary ranges. This type of pay structure encourages the development of broad employee skills and growth while reducing the opportunity for promotion.
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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