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Week in Review – Popular Content
Zenefits’ Free Business Model Ruled Illegal, 24% Of Americans Have Now Worked In The Platform Economy
It’s not every day that the government steps in to make a company raise its prices. But that’s what happened on Thursday, as the state of Washington ruled that cloud human resources startup Zenefits must charge customers for the software platform it currently gives away for free. Read more.
Related: Zenefits penalized $7 million in California
Tags: Benefits, Insurance, Zenefits
24% Of Americans Have Now Worked In The Platform Economy – FastCo.
But just 16% of those workers feel the platform economy offers a launching point for any type of career. Read more.
Tags: Platform Economy
(How Google Creates a Great Workplace; Savvy Solutions to Motivate Employees; Secrets Of The Most Productive People: 2016)
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How Google Uses People Analytics to Create a Great Workplace – Entrepreneur
Hint: It’s about the people, for the people, and by the people — and you can translate the big ideas to your much smaller company. Read more.
Tags: Company Culture, Employee Engagement
Secrets Of The Most Productive People: 2016 – FC
Ten top performers reveal how they squeeze the most out of every day. Read more.
Tags: Productivity Secrets
Finish 2016 Strong Using These Savvy Solutions to Motivate Employees – Inc.
Tapping into drivers beyond money is key to lasting motivation. Read more.
Tags: Employee Engagement
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December 7 is Letter Writing Day. Letter writing is an almost lost skill. Most letters and notes nowadays, are on emails and instant messages. Take a few minutes, and send someone a hand written letter.
Term of the Week
Platform Economy: The application of big data, new algorithms, and cloud computing from companies such as Amazon, Etsy, Facebook, Google, Salesforce, and Uber are creating online structures that enable a wide range of human activities. Read more: The Rise of the Platform Economy – WSJ.
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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