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Talent10x: Does Meritocracy Work?

This week’s episode of Talent Economy podcast Talent10x features Workforce's Rick Bell, Frank Kalman and Lauren Dixon, who discuss Lauren’s most recent story analyzing the state of meritocracy at work, the latest developments in CEO and business political and cultural activism, and news that…

5MM: Lowering the Minimum Wage

In this week’s edition of 5 Minutes of Management, Workforce editors Frank Kalman and Rick Bell discuss St. Louis lowering it's minimum wage. They also talk about CEO activism and the importance it has among different generations. For more…

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Harassment by Emojis

Appearing in text messages, emails, on T-shirts and even their own movie, emojis — cartoon representations of emotions and common objects — are a ubiquitous presence in people’s lives and daily communications with one another.  Seventy-one percent of Americans use…

Recruitment

By the Numbers: A Salute to the Military

Each month Workforce looks at important stats in the human resources sector. Here’s the topic we’re keeping an eye on this month: veterans in the workplace. Comment below or email editors@workforce.com. Follow Workforce on Twitter at @workforcenews. [To view infographic,…

People Moves: November 2017

Rachel Platt Ankura Consulting named Rachel Platt as a senior managing director and chief human resources officer. Platt joins the company’s leadership team with HR experience in diverse corporate situations including fast growth, turnarounds, private equity and professional services…

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Technology

New HR Tech Event Unleashed

European-based HR industry event organizer HRN, which is behind a fledgling U.S. HR technology conference, is counting on longtime insider China Gorman to boost its presence stateside. The outfit tapped Gorman to manage its North American operations, including helping it…

Training

Grovo Trademarks L&D Buzzword 'Microlearning'

Education technology company Grovo has trademarked one of the industry’s hottest buzzwords. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has given Grovo a registered trademark on “microlearning.” In legal terms, a trademark is used to identify goods or services as having…

Workplace Culture

Employee Loyalty Not for Sale

Faced with a red-hot job market, employers are offering perks like free ski passes, complimentary e-readers and on-site acupuncture to attract and retain quality employees. These benefits are certainly fun and may help attract top talent. Certainly, some people may…

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