Employee Industry News: February 2017

February 28, 2017 Perks WW Employee Experts

The big news was President Trumps nomination for labor secretary, but that’s not all we’re reading about. Below are a few of the articles we found interesting this month.


Trump nominates R. Alexander Acosta for labor secretary
“President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his original pick abruptly withdrew from consideration.”
Read the article.


The Productive Workplace
American Alliance of Museums
“Did you know that Tuesday consistently wins the prize as the most productive day of the week, with, you guessed it, Friday as the least productive.” Read the article.


The Language of Job Listings
Human Resource Executive Online
“A recent analysis finds job listings for many of the fastest-growing roles and industries use predominantly "female" language that deters men from applying and thus limits the candidate pool. What can HR do to prevent gender bias -- conscious or unconscious -- in job descriptions?” Read the article.


The Most Desirable Employee Benefits
Harvard Business Review
“When choosing between a high-paying job and a lower-paying one with better benefits, respondents said health insurance and flexible hours might tip them toward the latter.” Read the article.


2017 Recruiting Trends Point To Technology Driving Change
Society for Human Resource Management 
“As the labor market tightens, talent acquisition professionals in 2017 will be asked to fill more positions offering alternative work arrangements and to begin to use emerging technologies to find the right workers for their organizations.” Read the article.



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