Mailchimp Employees Unhappy With Intuit’s Handling of Buyout

Mailchimp employees are not happy with how Intuit is handling the buyout of their company, complaining of decreased wages and lost benefits.

Google Fires Second AI Ethics Lead

Google has fired Margaret Mitchell, just a couple of months after its controversial firing of Dr. Timnit Gebru.

Nothing to See Here: Google Glosses Over AI Troubles With New Lead

Google has appointed a new head of its responsible AI research in the wake of the high-profile firing of Dr. Timnit Gebru and action against Margaret Mitchell.

Google Agrees to Pay $2.6 Million In Wage Discrimination Case

Google has agreed to pay $2.6 million to women and Asian workers to settle a discrimination case, according to the Department of Labor.

Google Moving Against Second AI Ethics Researcher

Still mired in controversy over its firing of Dr. Timnit Gebru, Google appears to be repeating history with Margaret Mitchell, its Ethics AI lead.

GitHub Apologizes For Firing Jewish Employee Who Warned of Nazis

GitHub is backpedaling, apologizing for firing a Jewish employee who warned of Nazis and offering him his job back.

Alphabet and Google Employees Form Union

Alphabet and Google employees have formed a union in response to missteps by management.

Google In Hot Water After Firing High-Profile AI Researcher

Google is facing major backlash after firing Dr. Timnit Gebru, one of the world’s leading AI ethics researchers.

Facebook Plans to Hire 10,000 People This Year In Product and Engineering

Facebook plans to hire some 10,000 people for its product and engineering teams this year, according to COO Sheryl Sandberg.

KENTECH Launches ClarityIQ, Bringing Predictive Analytics to the Hiring Process

Kenneth Coats, founder, and CEO of KENTECH Consulting says that “the lesson I would pass on to other entrepreneurs is to simplify.”

For HR, the Key to the Future is Embracing Technology for the Betterment of Humans

Anything that cannot be automated or digitized becomes more valuable and that is going to be the tough part for HR. We are moving to a world where emotional intelligence is becoming just as important as IQ for HR managers.

McAfee’s Creator May Be Wanted By Police, But Company Still Great To Work For

The name McAfee has been in the news a lot lately, as John McAfee, creator of the antivirus software, has been on the run, and in hiding from Belize police (though he has now made it to Guatemala, has a…

Oracle Acquires SelectMinds, Launches Retail Mobile PoS, Banking Platform

Oracle announced that it is acquiring cloud-based talent sourcing app maker SelectMinds. The company’s apps provide tools for businesses in recruiting, hiring, and employee social connections. “Recruiting candidates through employee referrals is widely acknowledged as the most effective method to…

Taleo Acquired By Oracle For $1.9 Billion

Oracle and cloud-based talent management company Taleo announced today that Oracle is buying Taleo for about $1.9 billion. Oracle says that with Taelo, it intends to create a comprehensive cloud offering for organizations to manage their HR operations and employee…

Which Parts of Your Company Should Be Listening to Social Media

Co-authored by Jay Baer and Amber Naslund

“Once upon a time, customer contact was centralized around the switchboard, and the phone was the preferred method for communication between companies and customers. When it rang, you answered, because it was likely a customer or a potential customer on the other end of the line. Now, the calls are coming through online, via the social phone.”