These were the top Talent Economy stories for the week of March 19-23, 2018:
The State of Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship is valuable to the economy, but just how valuable? Read on to learn about entrepreneurial qualities, the economic value of entrepreneurship, demographics of these leaders and those starting businesses outside of technology. Writers include Senior Editor Lauren Dixon, Associate Editors Ave Rio and Andie Burjek, as well as Talent Economy Influencer Sarah Fister Gale.
Talent10x: Rick Bell Reports From the Ultimate Software Conference: Editorial Director Rick Bell joins Senior Editor Lauren Dixon to discuss Ultimate Connections, the conference for Ultimate Software in Las Vegas.
Advice for Women in Technology, From Argentina to the World: Argentine woman and Talent Economy Influencer Silvana Gaia works in technology. Gaia shares how she and others are working to improve the landscape for women in tech.
Should Gig Work Include Benefits?: As freelance nation grows, some employers eye being the “gig” of choice with lucrative benefits, writes Talent Economy Influencer Patty Kujawa.
Video: 6 Workforce Analytics Metrics to Optimize Labor Costs: Human capital analytics is a burgeoning tool at business leaders’ disposal. Senior Editor Lauren Dixon shares the most important metrics they should keep tabs on to help reduce their labor costs.
Finally, these are the top talent stories we’re reading from around the web for this week:
While robots might replace certain workers, they are already creating a new job title: Robot Wrangler, writes BBC.
When employers face difficulties finding the right talent for open roles, they can turn to “fair chance hiring,” or the practice of hiring people with criminal records, according to Fast Company.
Following internal disagreements about how to handle interference in elections, Facebook’s Chief Information Security Officer Alex Stamos will depart the company in August, reports The New York Times.
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is now CEO of his new firm, 10100. Why did his scandals — and those of others like him — not stick? Wired explores.
The EU’s new rule, General Data Protection Regulation, will take effect on May 25. Here’s how much it will cost companies to comply, via Bloomberg. For employers concerned about the rule, read Talent Economy’s coverage.
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