Talent Economy Week in Review: May 15-19, 2017

The best TE stories from this week. Also, today's top talent stories from around the web.

These were the best Talent Economy stories from the week of May 15-19, 2017:

Talent10x: A Chat With Talent Tracker’s Grey LitakerManaging Editor Frank Kalman caught up with the Human Capital Media Advisory Group data scientist to talk about Talent Economy‘s Talent Tracker proprietary data service and other labor market trends in this week’s Talent10x podcast. Listen here or subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher.

The Importance of Seeking Feedback When Self-CoachingFinding others to provide valuable feedback can help people identify their blind spots getting in the way of their professional development, writes Talent Economy coaching columnist Susan Kushnir.

Should There Be a Universal Skills Measurement System?Establishing a standard skills measurement system could make it easier for companies to source talent, writes Associate Editor Lauren Dixon, but there are challenges and limitations to the practice.

Vulnerability Is a Leadership Skill, Not a WeaknessShowing vulnerability is a relatable trait, not a glaring leadership weakness, writes Managing Editor Frank Kalman. It can engender trust and loyalty in leaders from those who follow them.

Finally, these were the best talent stories from around the web for Friday, May 19, 2017:

Business leaders say they want nonconformist employees — but they sure don’t act like it, writes The Wall Street Journal (Paywall).

Workplace injuries are more prevalent when companies face earnings pressure, reports Harvard Business Review.

IBM is reining in its remote work program, according to Fast Company.

These are the seven companies most people want to work for, according to Inc.

Finally, this is how Salesforce’s CEO uses artificial intelligence to end internal politics in meetings, from Business Insider.