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Justworks raises $40M to build a simpler business operations suite

Isaac Oates runs a startup that’s looking to be a complete suite of operational tools like human resources and payroll for businesses — but he and his team initially didn’t get why users kept asking better reporting tools over and over again. Show More Summary

Linking virus sensing with gene expression, a plant immune system course-corrects

Plant immune systems, like those of humans and animals, face a difficult balancing act: they must mount responses against ever-evolving pathogens, but they must not overdo it. Immune responses require energy and resources and often involve plants killing their own infected cells to prevent the pathogens from spreading.

Alien Intelligence Trailer: Lost in Space!

Earth’s resources are almost gone; humanity is looking to the stars for survival. The Robinson family are part of the 24th colonist group; when their ship crashes on an unknown planet, they are lost in space. Lost in Space premieresShow More Summary

BetterWorks lost employees and customers to a sexual harassment scandal — here's how its new CEO plans to win them back

Doug Dennerline, a veteran of Cisco and Salesforce and an experienced CEO, recently took the chief executive role at BetterWorks. BetterWorks, a human resources software company, replaced founding CEO Kris Duggan after a lawsuit from...Show More Summary

ESG links: optimizing human resources

This the fourth edition of an occasional linkfest focused on ESG or socially responsible investing at Abnormal Returns. You can check out...

New online tool gives 3-D view of human metabolic processes

(University of California - San Diego) A new computational resource called Recon3D provides a 3D view of genes, proteins and metabolites involved in human metabolism. Researchers used the tool to map disease-related mutations on proteins and also probed how genes and proteins change in response to certain drugs. Show More Summary

GRADUALLY, THEN SUDDENLY: How Newsweek Collapsed. In fall 2017, a high-ranking editor at Newsweek…

GRADUALLY, THEN SUDDENLY: How Newsweek Collapsed. In fall 2017, a high-ranking editor at Newsweek was fired four days after filing a grievance to the magazine’s human resources department, complaining of gender discrimination and bullying, and proposing an agreement to leave the company. Her termination letter, which Slate viewed, did not mention the HR complaints. Instead, […]

Want to work in HR? How to write a generalist resume

How do you get hired in HR? Some tips if you are interested in becoming a human resources professional.        

How Newsweek Collapsed

In fall 2017, a high-ranking editor at Newsweek was fired four days after filing a grievance to the magazine’s human resources department, complaining of gender discrimination and bullying, and proposing an agreement to leave the company. Show More Summary

Association of the client-provider ratio with the risk of maternal mortality in referral hospitals: a multi-site study in Nigeria

The paucity of human resources for health buoyed by excessive workloads has been identified as being responsible for poor quality obstetric care, which leads to high maternal mortality in Nigeria. While there...

Apple accounts for new ARKit 1.5 features in updated developer resources

Apple this week updated its Human Interface Guidelines for iOS with new entries covering augmented reality experiences, making adjustments and additions to best practices used by developers creating apps with ARKit 1.5.

Influencing your resident evaluations for success

Performance appraisals are an integral part of an organization’s assessment of employee and trainee standing. Management and human resource literature is full of analysis and debate regarding how to best rate subordinates. Regardless of evaluation system utilized, some of the common goals of individual appraisals are to monitor progress, identify areas for growth, set goals, […]

Four short links: 21 February 2018

Fonts for Viz, Map AWS Resources, Technological Unemployment, and Design for Humans Fonts for Complex Data -- good advice. They even have a section for legal small print! (A non-designer’s first impulse is often to reach for a condensed typeface, on the principle that narrower letters take up less space. Show More Summary

The Here-To-Stay Workplace Trends HR Shouldn’t Fear

There are plenty of articles circulating about 2018 human resources trends. But I don’t view these trends as prognostications. They’re already here. What we will see in the coming years is more of an upswell. For all of these trends, HR professionals need to be the ones to say, “How can I make this work...

Countries investing in well-being allocate resources to child and adolescent psychiatry

(University of Turku) A new research report shows that a high ranking in the Human Development Index is connected with the availability of mental health services. In a comparison between 17 European and Asian countries, Norway, Switzerland and Finland had the highest ratio of child and adolescent psychiatrists. Show More Summary

A scientist explains how humans can live forever, and sex robots are partially to thank

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Science has some interesting news. Thanks to technological advancements, some scientists believe the key to immortality is right around the corner, reports Express. Just ask Dr. Ian Pearson, who says the resources to live forever could be available by 2050.... The post A scientist explains how...

Survey: 26% of Small Businesses Lack Financial and Human Resources to Make Social Media Work

While small businesses know that social media can help boost sales and build brand awareness, they often hit roadblocks. Here are the 6 top social media marketing challenges faced by SMBs.

Microsoft just hired a chief diversity officer — and IBM is suing them over it (IBM, MSFT)

IBM is suing Microsoft for poaching its chief diversity officer and human resources executive, Lindsay-Rae McIntyre. On Monday, a court issued a temporary restraining order which prevents McIntyre from working at Microsoft until further...Show More Summary

Aerial imagery gives insight into water trends

With an ever-growing human population and its inherent demand for water, there is a critical need to monitor water resources. New technology could make it more feasible than ever to measure changes in the water flow of rivers.

Oregon State Senator Jeff Kruse Resigns Amid Multiple Groping and Harassment Allegations

Lawyers and human resources had previously warned Sen. Jeff Kruse not to touch women in the Capitol

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