THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E6 – Pay Equity for Women: Soccer and Salesforce

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, Employment Law, Lawsuits, The HR Famous Podcast 0 Comments

In Episode 6 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Tim Sackett and Kris Dunn get together to talk discuss pay equity issues for women, focusing on the the recent court briefing filed by the US Soccer Federation that claimed the US Women’s National Team earns less than the Men’s National Team due to (among other things) “men having …

Employers Love Lesbians 9% More Than Heterosexual Women

Tim Sackett Audacious Ideas, Bad HR, Compensation/Cash Money, Current Affairs, Good HR, Hiring Bias, HR, Talent Strategy, Tim Sackett

I love research. This is from a recent study by Economist: “Research into this area is tricky; getting decent data is hard, and asking people to reveal their sexual orientation can be even harder. But studies across the world (in Canada, America, Germany, Britain and the Netherlands) tend to uncover the same phenomenon; while gay men suffer an earnings penalty, …

He Said What??! Microsoft’s CEO Better Hope Karma Is Really a Guy.

Kathy Rapp Change Management, Coaching, Communication, Compensation/Cash Money, Current Affairs, Kathy Rapp, Leadership

What’s the phrase… “Karma is a bitch?”  Talk about poetic given Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s comments about how women should ask for a raise—said no less in front of 10,000 women at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference. “For women who aren’t comfortable asking for a raise, what’s your advice for them?” asked Maria Klawe, a member …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

It’s Monday again… besides sleeping through your alarm and spilling coffee on your white shirt, you know what that means—your 5 things. Check out these need-to-know articles to get your week started right: 1. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to Women: Don’t Ask For A Raise, Trust Karma: “It’s not really about asking for a raise, but knowing and having faith that …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR, Uncategorized

Welcome back to a great week at FOT! Here are 5 things you should know this week: 1. Updated: The French Move To Protect Workers From After-Hours Email: French unions did not ban French employees from sending emails after precisely 6 p.m.; the agreement meant to protect some workers from too much after-hours work intrusion (and consequently, burnout) does not stipulate 6 p.m. …