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Qualcomm to Pay $19.5 Million to Settle Claims of Bias Against Women – ZDNet
The US chip maker is settling after being accused of paying women less and discriminating against them in the workplace. The deal will impact approximately 3,300 employees, primarily in the science, math, technology, and engineering fields (STEM). Read more. Wall Street Journal subscribers: WSJ article.
Tags: Equal Pay, Discrimination
New Intel for Talent Acquisition! – HRE Online
Baby boomers like me, after decades of following HCM, have been worrying about where the new analyst talent is coming from. Particularly when the “dark side” (aka vendors) often pay those smart people more money. Happily, there are “Three in Their Thirties” going at it in talent acquisition with already solid results. And you can get some of their content for free! Read more.
Tags: Talent Acquisition
(Learning in Our Jobs, Is Tech Killing Jobs?)
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Using Design Thinking to Embed Learning in Our Jobs – HBR
As I talk with learning and HR executives around the world, I hear these issues coming up everywhere. There is something more fundamental going on — a need to totally rethink corporate L&D, to shift the focus to design thinking and the employee experience. Read more.
Tags: Corporate Learning
Is Tech Killing U.S. Jobs? The Actual Data Is Surprising – Forbes
What’s the actual impact of technology on the world of work? Some pundits say tech is a job-killer; others contend that it’s creating more opportunities than it’s destroying. While the experts argue, actual data on U.S. employment trends keeps piling up — and it’s full of surprises. Read more.
Tags: Jobs, Tech
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Term of the Week
Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR): An informal process to resolve disputes. Involved parties meet with a trained third party who assists in resolving the problem by arbitration, mediation, judicial settlement conferences, conciliation or other methods. Though usually voluntary, ADR is sometimes mandated by a judge as a first step before going to court.
Vendor M&A And Partnership News
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