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Week in Review – Popular Content
Why HR Needs To Go Open Source – Fast Company
The field of HR is regularly said to be on its deathbed. Can embracing much more transparency revive it? Read more.
Tags: Open Source
How to Decide Which Conferences Are Worth Your Time – HBR
Here are five strategies you can use to identify the best conferences for you to attend this year and to make time for them on your schedule. Read more.
Related: Participating Remotely in Conferences: 3 Things To Know.
(Ethical Decision Training; Importance of Cognitive Diversity)
Trending topics from the last week impact the stories this week. These are great topics to blog and Tweet about. Learn how HRmarketer software can help your HR and recruiting brand do a better job at content marketing. View plans.
Why It’s So Hard to Train Someone to Make an Ethical Decision
One of the conundrums of ethical decision making is that many moral decisions that are quite straightforward — even easy — to resolve in a classroom or during training exercises seem far more difficult to successfully resolve when confronted during actual day-to-day decision making. Read more.
Tags: Ethical Decisions
Facebook Engineering VP Explains Why “Cognitive Diversity Is The Most Powerful Tool”
Regina Dugan, head of Facebook’s secretive Building 8, on the importance of diversity to the creative process. Read more.
Tags: Diversity, Teams
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Did You Know
Thesaurus Day is Wednesday January 18th. Peter Mark Roget, the author of Roget’s Thesaurus, was born on this day in 1779. In 1840, Roget retired from a successful career in medicine and spent the rest of his life working on “Roget’s Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases.”
Term of the Week
Contingency Recruiting (Search): Contingency recruiters conduct frontline talent searches and represent either employers or individuals seeking placement. Contingency firms are not paid unless a candidate is successfully placed.
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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