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Workforce Insider (Aug 4)

By EverwiseAugust 4, 2014

Want to know what the Pope can teach us about how to better relate to employees? Or what LinkedIn founder, Reid Hoffman, is prescribing as the new progressive approach to work culture in an era where lifetime employment is more the exception than the norm? The answers to those questions and more in this week’s edition.6

What It’s Like to Work at Facebook

Quartz  |  Shared by Shelly Lucas

In an engineering office of an engineering-centric company, interactive floor plans reveal which rooms are currently available or in-use, becoming a manager is considered more of a lateral move than a promotion, and prototyping new features is constantly facilitated and encouraged. Read more…

US Federal Policy Fails Women in the Workplace

NY Times  |  Shared by The White House

The number of women in the U.S. labor pool is shrinking after decades of growth. Economists point out that a lack of paid maternity leave is helping to drive this worrying trend as the US is the only developed country not to offer this benefit as a part of federal policy. Read more…

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A New Alliance Between Managers and Employees

LinkedIn  |  Shared by Chris Brown

A new book by the founder of LinkedIn prescribes a progressive approach to work culture in an era where lifetime employment is an anomaly. Hoffman suggests a company-worker alliance where each party boosts the other’s value for whatever comes next, even if that’s not together. Read more…

So the Pope Walks into a Cafeteria…

Washington Post  |  Shared by Gianni Riotta

Pope Francis has notably extended himself to multiple audiences. This includes a surprise lunchtime appearance at the Vatican employee canteen where he partook in the management technique of getting to know colleagues better by sharing a worktime meal.  Read more…

And a few more not to miss…

Your youngest team member can be a star (Mashable)

The right relationships with your mentors and sponsors (Yahoo! Canada)

Thoughtful guidance for the ambitious riser (Quora)

Want even more to read? Here’s our take…

A Tale of Hot Dogs and Handbags: Cross Industry Mentoring (Everwise)



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