These were the top Talent Economy stories for the week of April 30-May 4, 2018:
City or Suburbs? Offices Face Challenges in Meeting Employee, Company Needs: The war for talent has some companies abandoning their sprawling campuses for hipper city centers, but as millennials age into their 30s, will a modern suburban workplace hold more appeal? Talent Economy Contributor Sarah Fister Gale has the full story.
Stop Putting Star Performers in Management Roles: Top employees don’t always make for the best managers. Consider inherent lack of leadership over technical skills when promoting talent, writes Talent Economy Influencer Jeff Miller.
Talent10x: How To Make a Future-First Company: Alice Mann, author of “Future First: How Successful Leaders Turn Innovation Challenges Into New Value Frontiers,” talks with Senior Editor Lauren Dixon about how to turn externalities into innovations and business opportunities.
What Does the Corporate Tax Cut Mean for L&D?: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act dropped the corporate tax rate by 14 percentage points. Should more of those savings go to L&D? Associate Editor Ave Rio explores this topic.
Video: Tips for Running Financial Wellness Initiatives: Amid stagnant wages and rising costs of living, corporate-sponsored financial wellness programs step in to assist employees, via Senior Editor Lauren Dixon.
Finally, these are the top talent stories we’re reading from around the web for this week:
When both partners in a couple work full time, promotion and advancement can bring more grief than joy, both for employees and employers, reports Harvard Business Review.
The United States and China are the top dogs in the world of artificial intelligence, but other countries like the U.K., Germany and Canada are ramping up their investments in AI and looking for areas in which they can gain a competitive advantage, according to Quartz.
As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, Employee Benefits Adviser shares with employers ways in which they can encourage treatment in their workforce and create a stigma-free culture.
Retirement is a dirty word for many high-achieving professionals who cringe at the idea of losing their professional identity, reports the Boston Globe.
Under federal law, it’s legal for employers to pay employees with disabilities less than minimum wage, writes Vox.
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