this is the 3rd edition of our weekly Labor Policy & HR Management digest.
Research shows that U.S. citizens are working more than ever.
Read the short analysis here.
This Week’s Finest
Future of Local Regulation of ‘Sharing Economy’ (url) – Gig-economy is here to stay.
Companies are taking over important aspects of core infrastructure (transportation, product/service logistics, etc.).
Research suggests we will see local governments:
- subsidizing companies
- using them as societal redistribution tool and
- contracting gig-economy companies to provide typical governmental services
7 Factors to Measure & Predict Quality Hires (url) – Lou Adler gives a summary of his 7 factor framework and which steps are needed to test a candidate.
30% of Jobs Held by Self-Employed and Their Employees (url) – Despite a downward trend in self-employment, entrepreneurs still account for 10% of the U.S. workforce.
20% of workers are hired by the self-employed.
Worth Reading – ‘CEO Issue’
Bank CEO: ‘We Before Me’ (url) – Peter Aceto rethinks what corporate culture can mean in a bank.
His big idea: Bringing top management closer its employees and gain their trust.
No executive parking.
CEO taking customer service calls.
Firing ‘bad’ customers.
Twitter CEO Giving Back 1% of Equity (url) – After laying off 8% of the company’s workforce, Jack Dorsey announced to give back a third of his private shares in Twitter.
The equity – worth $200m – will be ‘reinvested directly into our people’ to boost morale.
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