These were the top Talent Economy stories for the week of May 7-11, 2018:
How to Roll Out a New Productivity Tool Without Killing Morale and Destroying Company Culture: Picking the right tool and implementing it properly will help employees improve their productivity, but being too quick to roll out tools and not gaining feedback could lead to frustrated teams that don’t trust management, writes Talent Economy Influencer Mark Henderson.
Video: 4 Low-Cost Perks to Attract Top Talent: As the competition for talent increases and large employers increasingly offer lavish benefits, here are some ways that small businesses can compete on a dime, says Senior Editor Lauren Dixon.
Chicago and Tulsa Mayors Talk AI and Investment in Technology and Talent of the Future: Two mayors outline the future of work and the impact of innovation and automation on cities, writes Associate Editor Ave Rio.
Deloitte’s Chief Inclusion Officer Terri Cooper Shares How to Lead Diversity: Commitment is the most important trait to have when improving efforts to include diverse staffers, Senior Editor Lauren Dixon writes in an interview with the Deloitte leader.
Talent10x: Editor Mike Prokopeak on Glassdoor News, ATD Conference: Editor-in-Chief Mike Prokopeak called in from the ATD conference to discuss the event and the news of the Glassdoor acquisition.
Finally, these are the top talent stories we’re reading from around the web for this week:
California’s Supreme Court ruled Monday that if a worker performs tasks related to the company’s “usual course of business,” they should be classified as employees and treated as such, reports Wired.
One company moved to an open office plan, leading some of the female staffers to feel they needed to act and dress differently, writes Fast Company.
South Korea, Mexico and Costa Rica have some of the world’s longest working hours, reports BBC.
Changes to how waitstaff at TGI Fridays in the U.K. receive tips has led to a potential walkout on May 18, reports The Guardian.
Although local governments provide companies with tax incentives to create jobs, the costs outweigh the benefits, according to The New York Times.
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