These were the top Talent Economy stories from the week of October 23-27, 2017:
This Charter School’s Academies Prepare High Schoolers for Careers: Atlantis Charter School consulted local business and higher education leaders for the creation of its five academies, which help high schoolers prepare for promising career paths, writes Associate Editor Lauren Dixon.
I Used to Think HR was B.S. Here’s Why I Was Dead Wrong: It’s easy for business executives to rag on the historically annoying nature of HR. But the field has changed to the point where it’s no longer a necessary evil but a strategic differentiator, writes Managing Editor Frank Kalman.
Talent10x: The Rising Risk of Cyber Threats — And What Leaders Can Do About It: This episode of the podcast welcomes cyber risk expert Anthony Dagostino as he and Frank discuss steps executives can take to thwart the rise of cyber theft. Listen here or subscribe to Talent10x on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or Tunein.
Finally, these are the best talent stories we’re reading from around the web for Friday, October 27, 2017:
Arconic names former GE executive Chip Blankenship as CEO, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Illinois wields new power to challenge noncompete agreements, writes The New York Times.
Why holding remote meetings remains so painful, according to Quartz.
Here are 10 “bad” habits that show you’re smarter than you think, from Business Insider.
Finally, there are currently just four black CEOs in the Fortune 500, according to The Atlantic.
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