Week in Review – Popular Content
Politics In Real Life: Paid Family Leave A Big Concern, Not A Top Campaign Issue – NPR
Paid Family Leave has become a frequent topic of conversation — at the playground, in corporate human resources offices and in state and local government. On the campaign trail, it easily gets lost. That’s despite broad public support and candidates on both sides of the aisle who have raised proposals for it. Read more.
The Dirtiest Man On TV Dispels 5 Damaging Myths About Blue Collar Labor – Forbes
Every once in a while, we come across someone… who captivates our attention because of their passion and love for what they’re doing. They radiate excitement about the possibilities, enthusiasm for life and what they’re focused on and learning, and a deep commitment to helping others create more success (and fulfillment) doing work they love. Mike Rowe is one of these individuals. Read more.
Trending Topics (Is Paying for Employees’ College Education Worth It?, Why Some CEOs Get A Massive Payday If Fired)
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Is Paying for Employees’ College Education Worth It?
These companies have found that going beyond traditional tuition reimbursement programs does more than just keep employees happy. Read more.
Marissa Mayer Isn’t The Only CEO Poised For A Massive Payday If Fired By A New Owner
Yahoo filed an amended 10-K document that revealed if CEO Marissa Mayer is fired within a year of the sale of the company, she will net nearly $55 million in cash severance, benefits, and accelerated stock options. Read more.
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This Week’s Featured Events
Did You Know
Friday, May 13th is Frog Jumping Day. The roots of Frog Jumping Day go back to Mark Twain’s first short story. It was first published in 1865 as “Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog”. Later, he published it as “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”. Read more. Related: The Calaveras County Fair in Angels Camp, California and Jumping Frog Jubilee is held the 3rd weekend every May. Read more.
Term of the Week
Capitated Pricing: Vendors deliver contracted services for a set amount of money per employee per month. This can be a risky strategy for vendors whose profitability is directly tied to how much the services are or are not used (e.g., EAPs).
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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