Happy Monday! I rushed home after running errands in the most efficient manner possible to bring you 5 great HR reads to start your week. Check them out:
Key quote: “This simple fact, is the reason that human resources and recruiting are forever linked in that HR is responsible for the entire employee life cycle and not just focused on recruiting or hiring new employees.” Read the rest here.
Key quote: “If the data are to be believed, more than 30% of the U.S.’s hourly workforce has 1-3 years of college or more – with fully 24% having some graduate credits or an advanced degree!” Read the rest here.
Key quote: “Here’s the thing about the rise in importance of the so-called ‘Gig Economy’, it is quite possible that its growth as a percentage of the labor force has been generally exaggerated possibly due to the oversized coverage that the largest Gig company, Uber, has received over the years.” Read the rest here.
Key quote: “Most of Prof. Strauss’ article focuses on the potential abuses that occur when social media is used for candidate screening, particularly the potential to discriminate against candidates because of information employers have found on the Internet.” Read the rest here.
Key quote: “Delegation and abdication are two totally different things. Delegate means to entrust someone with a task. Abdicate means to abandon responsibility. Delegation is an important management skill.” Read the rest here.
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