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Week in Review – Popular Content
Founder of HR start-up drove 4,000 miles across America in an RV — here’s what he learned – Business Insider
Joshua Reeves, the cofounder and CEO of the human-resources software startup Gusto, joined the likes of Mark Zuckerberg and top investor Sam Altman when he visited 11 cities in 10 states, meeting Gusto customers and learning about their businesses, goals, and values. We talked to Reeves about what he learned from his whirlwind tour. Read more.
Tags: Customer feedback, Silicon Valley
We’ve gotten better at diversity. Now the challenge is inclusion – Washington Post
Our institution, like many others, has made great strides in increasing diversity. But when diversity advances without inclusion, when we do not create environments where people feel like they fully belong and thrive, tensions can follow. More important, we fail to realize the benefits of diversity. Read more.
Lack of Workers, Not Work, Weighs on the Nation’s Economy- NYT
After eight years of steady growth, the main economic concern in Utah and a growing number of other states is no longer a lack of jobs, but a lack of workers. Read more.
Tags: Labor Market, Wages
Automation, Robots, and Job Losses Could Make Universal Income a Reality – Fortune
The rise of automation and resulting job losses could force the federal government to guarantee some income for everyone… Universal Basic Income (UBI) if enacted, would be a flat payment to every citizen that would, in theory, act as a basic safety net for those who have little. Read more.
Tags: Universal Basic Income
How AI Is Changing Your Job Hunt – Fortune
Can algorithms learn to probe one of the most mysterious of all human endeavors—matching a person to a job—better than actual humans can? And will solving some old problems end up creating new ones? Read more.
Tags: Recruiting, Artificial Intelligence
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Term of the Week
Third-Party Administrator (TPA): An organization that is responsible for the administration of insurance for a self-insured group. It does not have any responsibility for paying claims. The self-insured group is financially responsible. (See self-insured group). 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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