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Week in Review – Popular Content
These Are the Most Popular Employers and Jobs for 2016 College Grads – Fortune
LinkedIn just released new data about this year’s college graduates. There are no two ways about it: jobs in the U.S. are changing and the country needs to train more people to fill them. Read more.
Tags: College grads, Careers
Walmart, labor group clash over app that connects employees – USA Today
A new smartphone app whose creators say they aim to educate Walmart employees about company policies has put the nation’s biggest retailer at odds again with the labor group responsible for the app. Read more.
Tags: Employee Communication, Workplace Communication
(Learning How to Talk to Each Other Again; Big Tech Companies Pounce as the Allure of Startups Fades; Female Programmers Make Nearly One Third Less)
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Learning how to talk to each other again
After the most divisive political season in our nation’s history, I think we’re all trying to figure out how to move on. We talk about unifying our divided country, about building mutual support and repairing relationships, but have little idea how to do it. Read more.
Tags: Diversity, Engagement
Female Programmers Make Nearly 30% Less Than Their Male Counterparts
Tech’s gender problem is as bad as ever. Not only does Silicon Valley have a notable lack of women, but many of the women who do have job titles like computer programmer and software architect make far less than the men with those jobs, according to a new analysis by career review site Glassdoor. Read more.
Tags: Equal Pay, Diversity, Technology
Big Tech Companies Pounce as the Allure of Startups Fades
Workers are opting for stable jobs with higher salaries at public companies, the story argues. The evidence for the recruiting problem is mostly anecdotal, but if true, that’s a huge problem. Read more.
Tags: Careers, Recruiting
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Did You Know
Wednesday, November 16th is International Day for Tolerance. UNESCO’s declaration affirms that tolerance recognizes the universal human rights and fundamental freedoms of others. People are naturally diverse; only tolerance can ensure the survival of mixed communities in every region of the globe. Education for tolerance should aim at countering influences that lead to fear and exclusion of others. Read more.
Term of the Week
Gag clause: Refers to the employment contract restrictions used as a means of protecting the organization’s trade secrets or proprietary information.
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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