Human Resources News

The daily Wiser human resources news email is designed for human resources professionals and those with an interest in the function. That function is crucial to all sizes of business and organization, from small companies with a handful of employees up to large corporations that employ thousands. The term covers the people or department in a company responsible for staffing issues - recruitment, training, downsizing, and performance appraisal. Proper management of human resources helps companies attract and retain the best people, get the most out of their workforce, and stay on the ride side of employment laws and regulations. So staying up-to-date with the industry has never been more important. Technology presents new challenges for businesses on a daily basis, and many industries are going through periods of change. There are also new ways of working that can be learned, as well as changes in regulations that should always be monitored. Register today for the free human resources news email from Wiser. Once signed up you will receive a daily digest in your inbox featuring the articles you should read to stay informed on this important aspect of business.

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Your Weekly Recommendations Monday, July 24, 2017
 
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Female BBC Presenters Tell Network Head to ‘Act Now’ on Gender Pay Gap
Fortune Magazine • Reuters
The class dynamics of breastfeeding in the United States of America
Quartz • Corinne Purtill
In China, global corporate giants confront new walls
The Economic Times of India
Norwegians can snoop and find out what anyone else in the country earns
Quartz • Jill Petzinger
The credit card benefits you never knew you had that will save you big
CNBC
The Five Worst Resume Mistakes -- And How To Fix Them
Forbes • Contributor, Liz Ryan
In China, Silicon Valley Giants Confront New Walls
The New York Times • Carolyn Zhang, Paul Mozur
Apple Has a New ‘Vice President of People’
Fortune Magazine • Jonathan Vanian
How to Land a Job in a New City Like a Pro
Entrepreneur Magazine • Chirag Kulkarni
Ask Larry: ​​Will I Get A Spousal Benefit?
Forbes • Contributor, Laurence Kotlikoff
 
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BBC America, Human Resources
Female BBC Presenters Tell Network Head to ‘Act Now’ on Gender Pay Gap
Fortune MagazineReuters
Some of the most high-profile female presenters at the BBC called on the head of Britain's public broadcaster on Sunday to "act now" to address a gender pay gap at the network. The BBC currently pays its top male star five times...
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Parental Leave, Pregnancy & Birth
The class dynamics of breastfeeding in the United States of America
QuartzCorinne Purtill
In 1992, the New York Times published an editorial (paywall) on the importance of promoting breastfeeding in the developing world. A reader—and health care worker—responded by writing in a letter to the paper voicing a then-common argument in support of breastfeeding. “As...
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Facebook Inc, Groupon Inc
In China, global corporate giants confront new walls
The Economic Times of India
SHANGHAI: Facebook is the world's largest social network, with more than 2 billion users. LinkedIn was sold to Microsoft for $26 billion last year. And Apple is Apple, the most valuable company in the world. In most local markets, it would be...
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BBC America, Human Resources
Norwegians can snoop and find out what anyone else in the country earns
QuartzJill Petzinger
Imagine if you could find out how much your boss, colleagues, and friends were making at the click of a mouse. If you lived in Norway you could. Its citizens have been able to go online and check out how much every...
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American Express Co, Bank of America
The credit card benefits you never knew you had that will save you big
CNBC
Chances are your card has some valuable benefits you're not even aware of.
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Human Resources, Recruiting
The Five Worst Resume Mistakes -- And How To Fix Them
ForbesContributor, Liz Ryan
Your resume is your principal marketing document. It's not a legal document. There's no reason to stuff your resume with garbage language like "Results-oriented professional with a bottom-line orientation," but thousands of people make that mistake. Most of us have been trained...
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Apple Inc, Facebook Inc
In China, Silicon Valley Giants Confront New Walls
The New York TimesCarolyn Zhang, Paul Mozur
The recent struggles of Apple, LinkedIn and Facebook show why the number of tech companies willing to have a try in China is dwindling.
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Apple Inc, Corporate Governance
Apple Has a New ‘Vice President of People’
Fortune MagazineJonathan Vanian
Apple has a new leader to oversee the company's human resources department. The consumer technology giant said Friday that it has appointed Deirdre O’Brien to be its new “vice president of People,” and she will report to Apple’s (aapl, -0.04%) CEO Tim...
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Human Resources, Recruiting
How to Land a Job in a New City Like a Pro
Entrepreneur MagazineChirag Kulkarni
Relocation budget? Check. Cool place to live? Check. Looks like you’re almost ready to move, except for one major issue: You need a job. Landing employment anywhere comes with challenges, but it can be especially stressful to navigate job searching in a...
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Aging, Employee Benefits
Ask Larry: ​​Will I Get A Spousal Benefit?
ForbesContributor, Laurence Kotlikoff
Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits. Today’s column addresses questions about spousal benefits, whether widow(er)'s benefits can be suspended and switching between spousal and retirement...
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