Week in Review – Popular Content
At Chobani, Now It’s Not Just the Yogurt That’s Rich – NYT
The 2,000 full-time employees of the yogurt company Chobani were handed quite the surprise on Tuesday: an ownership stake that could make some of them millionaires. Read more.
Apple has laid off all of its contract recruiters, source says – VB
Apple has been cutting all of its contract recruiters in the past few weeks, VentureBeat has learned. The hardware and software giant is additionally beginning to let go of some full-time recruiters as well, a source familiar with the matter told VentureBeat. Read more.
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Many Grouchy, Error-Prone Workers Just Need More Sleep – NPR
Hey! Wake up! Need another cup of coffee? Join the club. Apparently about a third of Americans are sleep-deprived. And their employers are probably paying for it, in the form of mistakes, productivity loss, accidents and increased health insurance costs. Read more.
Related news: Arianna Huffington wants you to go to bed – Chicago Tribune.
There Is No Formula That Guarantees a Thriving Culture – Entrepreneur
Business culture and its acknowledgement as an important factor in corporate success have come a long way in recent years. More and more companies are paying attention to culture, seeking to improve and sell it to employees as a perk. Even so, the concept remains a mystery to most business leaders. Read more.
Related: What Makes Some Silicon Valley Companies So Successful – HBR.
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Did You Know
May is Better Sleep Month. In 1985, the Better Sleep Council designated May as “Better Sleep Month” to help focus attention on the importance of sleep in leading a healthy, productive life. Learn more, from sleep FAQs to mattress shopping tips. Read more.
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.
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