[LI] Power, productivity, & wealth (2 items)

Two items posted to LinkedIn, which highlight incongruities in wealth and income, and their relative relationships to power and productivity. "While your salary stays the same, CEOs keep getting raises," by Eillie Anzilotti, Fast Company, 16 Aug 2018 (posted August 2018) Hmmm... "CEO compensation rose by 979 percent" - "far faster than stock prices or … Continue reading [LI] Power, productivity, & wealth (2 items)

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[LI] Pay transparency; work only for money

Two items posted to LinkedIn in November 2017 and March 2018. These have to do in different ways with remuneration - one the case for pay transparency and the other that making money should be one's career focus. (The arguments for the former make sense; those for the latter aren't convincing.) "Why you should know … Continue reading [LI] Pay transparency; work only for money

[LI] Could bots do salary negotiations better than we do?

Recent research published by Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR) - "Deal or No Deal? End-to-End Learning for Negotiation Dialogues" - shows that it is possible to train bots to do negotiations. Could this technology be used by job seekers and employers to arrive at optimal salaries? What is interesting is that FAIR's bots were negotiating … Continue reading [LI] Could bots do salary negotiations better than we do?