Talent Economy Week in Review: February 19-23, 2018

These were the top TE stories from this week. Plus, the best of what we read from around the web.
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These were the top Talent Economy stories for the week of February 19-23, 2018:

Consider These Initiatives When Developing First-Time Managers: Young managers face fresh challenges at work. Here’s what they should learn and what leaders should do to assist them, writes Senior Editor Lauren Dixon.

Millennials Want Workplaces With Social Purpose. How Does Your Company Measure Up?: Millennials will make up 75 percent of the workforce by 2025 and they are looking for socially responsible employers, writes Talent Economy Influencer Peggie Pelosi.

4 Reasons for Rising Corporate Profits and Stagnant Wages: Industry concentration, a low interest rate environment and increasingly profitable technology investments are just a few of the reasons wages have remained stagnant while corporate profits have grown in recent years. Learn more from the recent video with Senior Editor Lauren Dixon.

Talent10x: Denise Lee Yohn Shares How to Integrate Brand and Culture: Listen to the latest podcast episode in which Denise Lee Yohn joins Senior Editor Lauren Dixon to discuss how to align company brand and culture and the benefits of doing so.

Baby Boomers Booming as Gig Workers: From our sister publication, Workforce Associate Editor Andie Burjek interviewed Marion McGovern, author of “Thriving in the Gig Economy.” 

Finally, these are the top talent stories we’re reading from around the web for this week:

Following Brexit, EU citizens are far less likely to move to Britain for work, according to Quartz.

Rural Georgia is watching the immigration debates closely; employers there need immigrants in order to fill roles and get necessary work done, reports NPR.

Microsoft’s gender discrimination lawsuit has a common theme among its 8,630 female plaintiffs: HR, according to Fortune.

Retirement is looking to be a fairy tale for many older Americans, writes The Atlantic.

Female employees at Barclays receive far less than male workers, reports BBC.