These are the best Talent Economy stories from the week of September 4-8, 2017:
Cheers to One Year of Talent Economy: As Talent Economy celebrates its one-year anniversary, Managing Editor Frank Kalman thanks readers for their support.
How Data’s Takeover of Business Influences the Talent Economy: As data becomes the most valuable business resource, how does that impact the talent market and skills needed for the future of business? Associate Editor Lauren Dixon has the story.
What Can Employers Do to Fight the Opioid Epidemic?: Opioid misuse costs companies in missed work and medical costs. Here’s what they can do to solve the problem, writes Associate Editor Lauren Dixon.
Bonus Podcast: Talent10x Event: Talent Economy held its inaugural Talent10x event this week in Chicago. Listen as Frank Kalman interviews two of the event’s speakers, Jim Conti from Sprout Social and Katie Grinberg from Narrative Science, to preview their talks. Listen here or subscribe to Talent10x on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or Tunein.
Finally, here are the top talent stories from around the web that we’re reading for Friday, September 8, 2017:
With hurricane Harvey in the rearview mirror, CEOs of Houston-based companies now look toward healing their battered workforces, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Amazon is planning to open a second U.S.-based headquarters, prompting a battle among the country’s major cities, writes The New York Times.
How the world’s youngest billionaires spend their time and money, according to Business Insider.
Low-status men hesitate to negotiate their salaries, according to Harvard Business Review.
Finally, opioid use may explain 20 percent of the drop in men’s labor-force participation, writes Bloomberg.
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