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Weekly Top HR News Articles – Week of April 22nd Roundup

Written by David Niu | Apr 27, 2012 7:20:50 PM

Touching video by Sylvia Ann Hewlett revealing how she lost her bid at tenure and how she lost her seventh month-old babies at the same time. And how after 10 years, she's finally regained her earning power and is now the founding president of the Center for Work-Life Policy. I found this very inspiring because she was so vulnerable and her colleagues (assuming mostly male) were so callous and insensitive.

HRNasty shares some light-hearted yet insightful career advice. He always has a fun way of sharing. Great career advice that changed my life!

Expands on the controversy of employers asking for employee Facebook passwords. First of all, I don't know why anyone would want to work at a business that would have such a draconian requirement. Second, surprisingly enough, the employers actually have solid legal footing to make such a request according to this article. Janice Bellace claims in the U.S., anyone trying to challenge such a practice in court would have almost no legal ground to stand on. “People think they have more rights than they actually have; they seem to think they have rights that are just not there,” she says.

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