HR Trends: The Key Reads of October 2021

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Robyn Kern

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Welcome to our summary of October best reads on HR trends!

This month, hot topics included women in the workplace, shortened workweeks, and career pathing.

HR Trends for October 2021

Women continue to experience bias and higher rates of burnout

While Iceland started the short workweek experiment, other countries are testing it out

Career pathing is one way to help retain and attract talent during the Great Resignation

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Robyn Kern

Robyn Kern is a seasoned business writer who has written in the HR, education, technology, and nonprofit spaces. She writes about topics including outplacement, layoffs, career development, internal mobility, candidate experience, succession planning, talent acquisition, and more, with the goal of surfacing workforce trends and educating the HR community on these key topics. Her work has been featured on hrforhr.org and trainingindustry.com.

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