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Study: Gender wage gap smaller for millennials
money.cnn.com

Male millennials earn 2.2% more than female millennials, compared with a 3.6% gender wage gap among Generation X workers, according to a study by PayScale and Millennial Branding. The wage gap for baby boomers is 2.7%, the study says.

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These 16 Industries Are Bleeding Billions A Year Due To Unfilled Jobs
www.businessinsider.com

Are you in one of them?

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Job Recruiting, HR Startups Land Big Venture Investments in Third Quarter
blogs.wsj.com

The strong quarter helped investment reach $429.1 million for the first nine months, surpassing all yearly totals since the dot-com era.

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LinkedIn’s Quest to Get a Job for Everyone on Earth
www.wired.com

According to LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, the world has about 600 million “knowledge workers”—the professional class that spends much of its workday in front of a computer. Of these, he says, more than half have a profile on LinkedIn. Yes, he wants to get the other half to join his company’s business-centric social network. But […]

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This app won’t let you check work email when you’re off hours
www.digitaltrends.com

You’re spending too much time checking your email outside of work and it’s costing you productivity at work. Enforced Vacation, a new email app, is here to fix that.

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Meet The Woman Who Cuddles With Strangers For $60 An Hour
www.businessinsider.com

At the age of 30, Hess is a professional cuddler. For $60 an hour, she’ll intimately snuggle with strangers of all types.

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Google’s algorithm still sucks for job searches
www.jobboardsecrets.com

I dont think Google does a very good job at giving the right results when it comes to job searches.

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Staffing Index at Highest Point Since 2007
www.fordyceletter.com

Staffing activity has reached its highest point since the start of the Great Recession nearly seven years ago, and, if the trend continues, could set a new record before the end of the year.

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Uber axes Human Resources Kickstarter campaign
www.joystiq.com

Planetary Annihilation developer Uber Entertainment canceled its Kickstarter campaign for Human Resources, the developer’s human-harvesting, apocalyptic view of the future of work.

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Professionals educate veterans on the job interview process
www.tylerpaper.com

Local human resource professionals strived on Wednesday to educate veterans on the job interviewing.

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Microsoft releases diversity stats, says ‘much work’ still to be done
www.cnet.com

The firm shares updated stats, showing that it’s grown the percentage of women in its overall workforce from 24 percent to 29 percent — though in tech positions the figure is lower.

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Apple, Facebook to Pay for Female Workers to Freeze Eggs
www.bloomberg.com

Apple Inc. is following Facebook Inc. by offering company insurance coverage to women who wish to freeze their eggs.

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May a private employer threaten to fire employees for running for political office?
www.washingtonpost.com

Yes in most states, but no (or probably no) in 17 other states. (There is a controversy about this now in Florida — one of the “yes” states — involving Marriott Vacations Worldwide employee Viviana Janer, who is running for Osceola County Commissioner.)

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7 People Who Quit Their Jobs In The Most Unforgettable Ways
www.businessinsider.com

These people sure knew how to get their messages across.

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