These were the top Talent Economy stories for the week of April 23-27, 2018:
The Business Case for Investing in Education for Unskilled Workers: A strong economy means the competition for talent is also strong. Employers must invest in the frontline workers’ educations to improve their abilities to attract, retain and promote talent, writes Senior Editor Lauren Dixon.
What Parental Leave Says About the Company Offering It: After taking maternity leave twice, Talent Economy Influencer Aravinda Souza shares her experience and the importance of executive support while raising infants.
Talent10x: TELUS International CEO Jeffrey Puritt on Corporate Social Responsibility: Jeffrey Puritt, president and CEO of TELUS International, speaks with Senior Editor Lauren Dixon about why companies should become involved in corporate social responsibility efforts.
It’s Time for HR 3.0: Human resources functions of the future need to be more data-driven and agile to best deliver business results, writes Talent Economy Influencer Keith McNulty.
Video: 5 Best Practices for Recruiting via Social Media: Potential job candidates spend time on social media. Here are some ways to reach them, via Senior Editor Lauren Dixon.
Finally, these are the top talent stories we’re reading from around the web for this week:
Goldman Sachs is taking cryptocurrencies seriously. The company hired a head of digital asset markets, Justin Schmidt, reports Bloomberg.
While it is harder for women to reach the top roles at organizations, it turns out that female CEOs do see similar compensation to male counterparts, writes The New York Times.
Finland will not continue is universal basic income trial, in which 2,000 unemployed people there receive $685 per month, according to BBC.
The future of resumes could be far more personal, writes Quartz.
Gender discrimination in job advertisements runs rampant in China, reports NPR.
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