Another great week in the books for the editors of Talent Economy. Here are the top TE stories from the week of October 10-14, 2016:
Are Online Certifications, Degrees Legitimate?: Vetting the validity of online education proves challenging to business leaders, writes editor Lauren Dixon, but they should analyze skills before writing off applicants with online degrees.
Lesson From The Cubs’ Success: The biggest reason for the Chicago Cubs’ recent on-field success has to do with the culture its leaders have created paired with the talent they have assembled, writes Managing Editor Frank Kalman in his weekly column.
How Healthy is the Talent Economy?: There are many factors that determine the health of the U.S. economy outside of job growth. Our research team, as well as two independent economists, weighs in.
Here is the Talent Docket of the best talent-related stories from around the web for Friday, October 14, 2016:
These are the cities where the “Uber economy” is growing the fastest, according to The Wall Street Journal (Paywall).
Pastry chefs are in high demand, but wages aren’t rising. What gives? asks The New York Times.
Workplace, the newest product release from social networking giant Facebook, marks another distinction in the melding of personal and professional life, writes The New Yorker.
An unsettling number of Japanese employees put in more than 80 hours of work a week, reports The Economist, sparking a need for the country to reform its labor practices.
Finally, HP workers brace for 4,000 more job cuts over the next three years, according to Business Insider.
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