Talent Economy Week in Review: June 4-8, 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 June 4-8, 2018:


Talent10x: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation CHRO on Yearlong Parental Leave: Steven Rice, chief human resources officer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, talks with Senior Editor Lauren Dixon about how the organization expanded its paid parental leave option, aligned it to their mission and still got work done.

5 Ways to Manage Your Organization’s Subcultures: While there is an overall company culture, smaller groups of employees could have their own unique subculture. Talent Economy Influencer Tricia Emerson shares how to best manage these groups.

Simplifying Hiring Data an Important Part of Talent Strategy: Data collection in the hiring process should be fast, easy and transparent, or prospective talent will apply elsewhere, writes Senior Editor Lauren Dixon.

Video: 4 Ways to Support Disabled Workers: Disabled workers can be just as productive as able-bodied colleagues. Here’s how business leaders can support and accommodate them, according to Senior Editor Lauren Dixon.

What to Look for in a Modern Global Time and Gross Pay Solution: Here are the five qualities to look for in a global time and gross pay platform, via Talent Economy Influencer Raj Narayanaswamy.

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

Although many experts thought the gig economy was expanding, it’s actually shrinking, reports Quartz.

Using the gig economy to get out of poverty is not a viable option for many, especially in rural towns like Dumas, Arkansas, writes The Atlantic.

Midland, Texas, has a strong presence of shale-extraction businesses that helped the town’s unemployment rate fall to 2.1 percent. But the impact of low unemployment means talent poaching and struggles for other local businesses, writes Bloomberg.

Social security is falling a bit short this year, leading to a need to dip into a trust, reports Fast Company.

Here’s what it takes to be one of the best places to work, via Inc.

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