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Week in Review – Popular Content
Employers who don’t offer paid sick leave are making flu season worse and hurting their own bottom line – Washington Post
45 million workers have no access to paid sick leave, and they often go to work sick rather than stay home and forgo pay. That’s a problem not just for those workers, who are literally sacrificing their health for a day’s wage, but also for their fellow workers and commuters whom they expose to their illness.
Tags: Paid sick leave
IBM and Microsoft battle over top workplace diversity exec – Money.CNN
IBM is suing to stop its chief diversity officer from moving to Microsoft, a suit that demonstrates how critical and hard it is for tech giants to improve the diversity of their work forces.
LinkedIn Users Will Soon Know What Jobs Pay Before Applying for Them – Adweek
LinkedIn just introduced a way to help its members avoid going through the interview process for jobs with salaries that do not meet their expectations.
Traditional Recruiting Isn’t Enough: How AI Is Changing The Rules In The Human Capital Market – Forbes
A recent survey by worldwide recruiter Hays finds that while companies have high expectations to hire in 2018, a severe skills shortage in the fastest-growing sectors could hamper plans.
Tags: AI, Recruting
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Term of the Week
E-Recruitment: Web-based software that handles the various processes included in recruiting and onboarding job candidates. These may include workforce planning, requisitioning, candidate acquisition, applicant tracking and reporting (regulatory or company analytics).
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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