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Week in Review – Popular Content
The HR Software Market Reinvents Itself – Forbes
The $14-plus billion marketplace for HR software and platforms is reinventing itself. Fueled by mobile apps, analytics, video, and a focus on team-centric management, this is a shift investors, buyers, and HR professionals should watch out for. Read more.
Tags: HR Technology, HR Software
A New Wrinkle in the Gig Economy: Workers Get Most of the Money- NYT
Stocksy, a site for stock photography, is part of a new wave of start-ups that are borrowing the tools of Silicon Valley to create a more genuine “sharing” economy that rewards the individuals generating the value. Read more.
Tags: Gig economy
(Workplace Stress, Helping Employees Learn, The Most Optimistic Employees)
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Wellness Programs Take Aim At Workplace Stress – NPR
Stress has long been shown to increase the risk of heart disease, obesity, diabetes and a number of mental health problems. So what are employers doing about it? Read more.
Tags: Workplace Stress
If You’re Not Helping Employees Learn, You’re Not Doing Your Job – HBR
Scientific studies suggest that most organizational training programs have no long-term effects on people’s job performance. So how can managers do a better job of fostering learnability in the workplace? Read more.
Tags: Learning, Training
These Are The Most Optimistic Employees In The U.S. – FC
Good news: Most of us are optimistic about the future of work. Better news: The people in these industries have the most rosy outlook. Read more.
Tags: Future of Work
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Did You Know
National Disability Independence Day is celebrated each year on July 26. The Americans with Disabilities Act provides protection from employment discrimination as well as better access to goods, services and communications for people with disabilities. Learn more.
Term of the Week
Job Accommodation Network (JAN): A service provided by the US Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), JAN’s mission is to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities by providing employers and people with disabilities with information on job accommodations, entrepreneurship, and related subjects.
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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