HRSBT roundup: Chores, robot voices, and gender inequality

This week we covered chores, robot voices, and gender inequality. It's the Strange But True week in review!

Going to Dentist Trumps This HR Chore, Says New Survey—What HR chore would have HR pros preferring to go to the dentist, to see a movie about the life of Lindsay Lohan, or even to be “fired” by Donald Trump on “The Apprentice” rather than doing?

IT Worker Says ‘I’m Not a Robot; I Just Sound like One’—IT employees for the Health Department of New York City are very diverse, but would you ever expect to hear a robot?

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Guess What Year Workplace Gender Inequality Will End (Hint—You Probably Won’t Be Here)?—HR pros are aware that there is gender inequality in the workplace, and according to the Global Gender Gap Report 2014, the world has made only incremental improvements. However, the Report does predict the year things will be equal for the sexes in the workplace. And you won’t be here to experience it.

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