Last week, cybersecurity was a big issue. Fortune reported that the average cost of a data breach is $4 million, and Inc. explained that even mom-and-pop shops can be victims of a hack. HR Examiner framed the discussion a bit differently, arguing that if 27 percent of employees are willing to sell their passwords for as little as $100, cybersecurity is a human resources issue. We couldn’t agree more.
- The EEOC released new resource documents on pregnancy and equal pay as a part of the President’s United State of Women Summit.
- The EEOC announced it will hold public hearings on its efforts to reduce workplace harassment.
- A Norwegian study found that individuals who are hungry for power often miss bias and discrimination in the workplace.
- Buzzfeed highlighted the employee wellness industry and related discrimination and privacy concerns.
- Robin Shea questioned whether the EEOC has to be reasonable in its conciliation efforts.
- The Department of Labor is cracking down on the use of hiring tests after the OFCCP found that a Kentucky chemical company’s test yielded discriminatory results.
- Time covered Goldman Sachs’ technology that reads employee emails and claims to identify words that indicate an employee might resign or engage in misconduct.
- Inc. showcased a new technology that reads private social media interactions and shares them with employers.
- VentureBeat profiled three chatbots aimed at helping workers find jobs.
- TalentCulture described the seven hottest trends in HR technology.
- There’s a new office manager, the Transport Systems Catapult, and she’s a robot.
- Financial Review discussed “regtech,” technology intended to help organizations stay compliant.
- Fortune described how algorithms can help human recruiters make better hiring decisions.