Recently, we’ve written a few posts discussing Google’s recent decision to end forced arbitration for employees. While the company had previously ended forced arbitration in cases involving claims of sexual harassment and sexual assault, it had, until now, left forced arbitration in place for other claims.
In a tight labor market, we see many examples of companies going the extra mile to entice new employees to join their ranks and to keep their existing employees happy. But what about former employees? It turns out some companies are finding out the hard way they need to keep them happy as well.
Yesterday’s post highlighted some of the reasons why you’ll want to implement social learning this year, in addition to the fact that it will likely outpace on-demand remote learning soon.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to have a major impact on global business—expected to drive $1.2 trillion in value by 2022. While there is plenty of discussion around the efficiencies and new capabilities that AI will bring, talent remains the Achilles heel of AI implementation.
Health, fitness wellness—whatever you want to call it—is a major focus in the United States, with health-related trends increasing significantly as Americans become passionate about staying fit and eating well.
There’s little doubt that the Internet has greatly contributed to workplace efficiency and productivity over the last couple decades. E-mail has made real-time, written communication far easier than ever before, and new technologies have provided the ability to share computer screens and hold virtual face-to-face meetings—not to mention the ability to conduct research without sifting […]
There’s lots of noise out there around which skills people should gain in order to get good jobs and have successful careers. If nothing else, the debate has yielded one irrefutable conclusion: We all need to be lifelong learners. We all need to get good at adapting and maintaining our skill sets to stay relevant […]
Federal Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald ruled that President Trump could not block certain Twitter users from viewing his tweets, and that doing so was in violation of the U.S. Constitution. This ruling comes on the heels of President Trump—whose Twitter handle @realDonaldTrump—blocking some of his critics, many of them celebrities, from his Twitter account. Those […]
In today’s competitive candidate market and with the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), aka “the robots,” we tend to forget about the human elements of recruiting. With the emergence of sourcing tools, finding top talent today is easier than ever. The hard part is getting them to respond. Can we create a compelling enough message […]
Spending time on social media at work is a no-no at many companies. Employers want their employees working, not checking Facebook or reading Twitter posts. But what if the two weren’t actually mutually exclusive?