These were the top Talent Economy stories from the week of August 28-September 1, 2017:
Talent10x: Military Generals as Business Leaders; Uber’s New CEO; Hurricane Harvey: Workforce’s Rick Bell talks with Frank Kalman about Uber’s new CEO, Harvey’s economic impact and why military generals make great business leaders on the latest episode of Talent10x. Listen here or subscribe to Talent10x on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or Tunein.
There’s Still a Gender Gap. How It Varies Depends on Who You Ask: According to a survey, there’s a vast space between the views of men and women on workplace equality, writes Talent Economy Influencer Jenna Fisher.
Should Employers Get Out of The Retirement Business?: With workers struggling to adequately save for retirement and the changing nature of the employer-employee social contract, some experts say companies should get out of the retirement business altogether — while others say employers still have a valuable role to play. Associate Editor Lauren Dixon has the story.
These are the top talent stories from around the web that we’re reading for Friday, September 1, 2017:
U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in August and the unemployment rate ricked up, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Also from The Journal, workers are happier at work — but they also might be settling for less, as employers limit raises and install leaner operating structures.
The list of top schools for tech entrepreneurs shows how clubby Silicon Valley really is, according to Quartz.
A long list of top business executives are protesting the Trump administration to maintain an Obama-era policy to protect immigrants, writes Business Insider.
Finally, these are the ways businesses have helped with the recovery effort in Houston following Hurricane Harvey, according to Inc.
- 5 Forces Shaping the Future of HR
- Why ‘Leaders Eat Last’
- Creating an environment for effective learning measurement
- Honest feedback plays a critical role in building cultural D&I
- Progressive Insurance gives interns an entry-level lesson in the new reality of office work
- Digital transformation through mindset, delivery and content
- Cloudy with a chance of budget approval