Facebook promotes its anti-harassment guidelines as model for industry | Study charts rising popularity of "unretirement" | In-N-Out president shares secrets to workplace success
December 11, 2017
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Facebook promotes its anti-harassment guidelines as model for industry
Facebook is offering its internal policy guidelines for fighting sexual harassment as a model for other Silicon Valley tech companies. The company requires training on the topic for managers, uses an investigation process designed to protect employees and allows termination of those who retaliate against co-workers who file harassment claims.
Bloomberg (free registration) (12/8) 
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Recruiting & Retention
Study charts rising popularity of "unretirement"
Nearly 40% of working Americans age 65 or older had previously retired but then rejoined the workforce for personal as much as financial reasons, a study found, while more than half of retirees age 50 or older said they would go back to work if the right opportunity arose. The "unretirement" trend marks a significant shift away from the earlier model of leaving the workforce entirely upon reaching retirement age.
Kaiser Health News (12/11) 
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Benefits & Compensation
Report: Women 80% more likely to be poor in later years
A report from the National Institute on Retirement Security found women age 65 and older are 80% more likely than men to be impoverished. The gender wage gap, the likelihood for women to be caregivers and women's longer life expectancy were cited as reasons.
Forbes (12/7) 
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Hyatt CEO: AI can't replace human empathy
Hyatt CEO: AI can't replace human empathy
Hoplamazian (Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images)
Although artificial intelligence and automation may threaten some jobs, robots can't replicate human empathy, said Hyatt Hotels CEO Mark Hoplamazian. Human employees are still valuable, especially when they can connect with customers.
Fortune (12/7) 
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