Talent Economy Week in Review: January 8-12, 2018

These are the top TE stories from this week. Plus, Friday's best of what we're reading from around the web.
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These were the top Talent Economy stories for the week of January 8-12, 2018:

Talent10x: Winter 2018 Insider … Jim ContiFrank Kalman sits down with executive Jim Conti to discuss his transition from school teacher to talent leader, what makes Chicago a great market for tech startups and more in this audio version of the Winter 2018 Insider profile. Listen here or subscribe to Talent10x on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or Tunein.

Salary History Bans Pose Challenges to Employers, EmployeesAs some states outlaw inquiries into salary histories of job candidates, Talent Economy explores reasons why and what employers should do. Associate Editor Lauren Dixon has the story.

10 HR Tech Trends Leaders Need to Know for 2018Tax code changes, fallout from workplace harassment, the rise of artificial intelligence and other long-term trends will put the spotlight on workplace tech this year, writes Talent Economy Tech Columnist Michelle Rafter.

Talent10x: Can a New Law Fix Iceland’s Gender Pay Gap?Talent10x hosts Rick Bell and Frank Kalman discuss Iceland’s move to require employers to collect data on gender pay. Plus, how East Coast employers handled last week’s storm. Listen here or subscribe to Talent10x on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or Tunein.

What Pro Sports Can Teach Business About LeadershipSam Walker’s “The Captain Class” uncovers a portrait of successful leaders seldom recognized or celebrated by most business leadership experts, writes Managing Editor Frank Kalman.

Finally, these are the top talent stories we’re reading from around the web for Friday, January 12, 2018:

Corporate boards are seeking more expansive roles in thwarting hackers as cybersecurity threats rise, according to The Wall Street Journal.

These are the real reasons Walmart is raising wages, according to Quartz.

Here’s how each state’s population has changed from 2016 to 2017 from people moving in and out, from Business Insider.

The U.S. Treasury says roughly 90 percent of workers will take home more of their paychecks once new tax withholding calculations take effect next month, reports Fast Company.

Finally, here is the real reason explaining why people quit their jobs, according to Harvard Business Review.