Employee Industry News: August 2016

August 25, 2016 Perks WW Employee Experts

What’s been going on with sales and talent management this past month? A lot. Here are a few articles we’ve read in August.

8 Salesforce Buys Boost Analytics, Machine Learning Portfolio
Information Week
“SaaS-based enterprise application and CRM giant Salesforce has accelerated its acquisition pace recently, snapping up eight companies, large and small, over the past several months.” Read the article.

Do Employees Get Time Off to Vote?
“As the presidential election draws near, employers may be wondering how to handle requests for time off to vote on Election Day, which is Tuesday, Nov. 8.” Read the article.

Blue-Collar Jobs Surge in U.S. Job Market
Denver Post
“An important shift is underway in America’s job market, and it hasn’t gotten enough attention.” Read the article.

Why People Quit Their Jobs
Harvard Business Review
New research conducted by CEB, a Washington-based best-practice insight and technology company, looks not just at why workers quit but also at when.” Read the article. 

Employment and Unemployment Among Youth Summary
Bureau of Labor Statistics
“From April to July 2016, the number of employed youth 16 to 24 years old increased by 1.9 million to 20.5 million, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. This year, 53.2 percent of young people were employed in July, little changed from a year earlier. Read the article. 

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