These were the top Talent Economy stories for the week of December 18-22, 2017:
Corporate Profits Are Up — But Wages Remain Stagnant. Here Are 4 Reasons Why: Industry concentration, a low interest rate environment and increasingly profitable technology investments are just a few of the reasons wages have remained stagnant while corporate profits have grown in recent years writes Associate Editor Lauren Dixon.
Talent10x: Making Mentoring Work at Your Company: Frank Kalman talks with executives at Chicago-based sales advisory GrowthPlay about how companies can incorporate mentoring practices to improve their organizational performance. Listen here or subscribe to Talent10x on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or Tunein.
3 Ways Talent Executives Can Accelerate Innovation in 2018: Managing culture, embracing metrics and pursuing evolving technologies are among the top priorities talent leaders should focus on in the New Year, writes Talent Economy Influencers Victor Assad and Ataman Ozyildirim.
Finally, these are the top talent stories we’re reading from around the web for Friday, December 22, 2017:
Companies using Facebook’s ad-targeting feature — which includes the ability to target users by age — to post job advertisements has some raising concerns that the practice constitutes a form of age discrimination, reports The New York Times.
Post-Weinstein, many corporate CEOs are rethinking how they engage with their subordinates, according to The Wall Street Journal.
For the first time ever, more women than men are going to medical school, writes Quartz.
AT&T’s announcement that it will give its workers a one-time $1,000 bonus if President Trump signs his new tax legislation into law is a nice gesture but has little to do with workers’ long-term interests, argues Business Insider.
Finally, to get people to change, make change easy, writes Harvard Business Review.
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