These were the top Talent Economy stories from the week of January 1-5, 2018:
5 Forces Impacting Paid Leave Mandates — Or Lack Thereof: The United States remains one of the few developed countries that doesn’t mandate paid paternal leave for workers, writes Associate Editor Lauren Dixon. What are the forces, both economic and political, preventing widespread adoption?
Talent10x: Behavioral Economics at Work: The first Talent10x podcast of 2018 welcomes ADP’s Jordan Birnbaum to discuss the budding field of behavioral economics and how it applies to the business of talent. Listen here or subscribe to Talent10x on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or Tunein.
9 Creative Ways to Find Scarce Talent: When talent is scarce, companies must turn to creative ways to get potential job candidates’ attention, writes Associate Editor Lauren Dixon.
How Companies Can Deal With Online Employer Reviews: Negative reviews on employer review websites like Glassdoor can hurt a company’s future prospects for recruiting top talent. Here’s how they should approach the challenge, writes Associate Editor Lauren Dixon.
Finally, these are the top talent stories we’re reading from around the web for Friday, January 5, 2018:
The pace of hiring slowed in December but the jobless rate slid to its lowest level in 17 years, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Staffers at the Los Angeles Times began voting Thursday to unionize, according to The New York Times.
Almost 70 percent of managers are scared to talk to their employees, writes Quartz.
Uber’s former CEO, Travis Kalanick, is reportedly planning on selling $1.4 billion of his stake in the company, reports Business Insider.
Finally, four reasons resumes no longer work, according to Fast Company.
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