News MONEYBALL AT WORK: They've Discovered What Really Makes A Great Employee
Hiring decisions have always been limited to a few imperfect factors, including what appears on a resume and what impression a candidate gives off in an informal interview.
News Nilofer Merchant: Got a meeting? Take a walk
Nilofer Merchant suggests a small idea that just might have a big impact on your life and health: Next time you have a one-on-one meeting, make it into a "walking meeting" -- and let ideas flow while you walk and talk.
News Court says pot smokers can be fired, even in Colo.
The Colorado Court of Appeals found there is no employment protection for medical marijuana users in the state since the drug remains barred by the federal government. "For an activity to be lawful in Colorado, it must be permitted by
News U.S. employees set to be forced to give bosses their Facebook PASSWORDS
An attempt to ban US bosses from asking employees to hand over their Facebook login details has been blocked by Congress.
News Live Apple Bicycle Photographed in Natural Habitat
Most people know about Googles famous multi-colored bikes. Theyre hard to miss, scattered around the companys Mountain View campus like hundreds of discarded toys.
News New unemployment applications fall after three weeks of increases
New claims for US unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, partly erasing the increases of the prior three weeks, Labor Department data released Thursday showed.
News Salt-based solar thermal power plant takes shape in Nevada
http://www.rawstory.com, By CleanTechnica
The notorious Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant near Tonopah, Nevada passed another milestone this month, as workers finished placing receiver panels on top of a 540-foot tower that forms the centerpiece of the facility.
News Business, labor get deal on worker program
Big business and labor have struck a deal on a new low-skilled worker program, removing the biggest hurdle to completion of sweeping immigration legislation allowing 11 million illegal immigrants eventual U.S. citizenship, labor and Senate officials
News A 14-Year-Old Girl Offers Five Key Business Lessons About Perception And Reality
My daughter Lily is fourteen. Over the holidays, she had her her first job. She was employed as a Christmas elf in Santa's grotto at our local farm shop. She is studying business at school but she learned a lot more on the job.
News Zappos Is Building An Intentionally Inconvenient Office In Downtown Las Vegas
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh recently jumped into the debate over working from home that was sparked by Yahoo's recall of its remote workers, telling CNBC that he feels that it's difficult to build a strong company culture when you have lots of telecommuter
News Companies Are Putting Sensors On Employees To Track Their Every Move
The idea of having employees walk around with electronic sensors to track their every move is unsettling.
News The vanishing resource more valuable than all the gold, silver & FRNs put together...
Sadly, a reduction of the 40-hour work week doesn't appear to be even a blip on the radar of the average American. Yet it's the most direct and egregious assault on our personal liberty.
News I Learned Every Secret Of Leadership By Playing In A Rock Band
Back in my mid-20s, I moved to California to enroll in business school at The Leland Stanford Junior University.
News Minimum Wage
I would hope that all of us agree that the idea of a govt-mandated minimum wage has nothing to do with a free market. That said, I have a couple questions concerning it....
News The Surprising Way Debt Collectors Know Where You Work
It is "perhaps one of the most powerful and private databases of American's personal information ever created, containing 190 million employment and salary records, covering more than one-third of US adults."
News Mayor Bloomberg: "telecommuting is one of the dumber ideas I've ever heard"
Mayor Bloomberg, a billionaire former CEO, said on his weekly radio show Friday that he agrees with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer that working from home is not productive.
News Apples Monolithic Beauty vs. Googles Chaos: What New HQs Reveal About Their Personalities
Last week, Google released an illustration of its next corporate campus, a complex of nine rectangular buildings, mostly adorned with green roofs, and all connected by a series of elevated walkways.
News Here's The Confidential Memo Yahoo Sent Employees About Working From Home
Friday, we reported that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gave hundreds of employees a tough ultimatum.
News The Reason All Your Favorite Companies Are Being Hacked? Dumb Employees
The major recent corporate hackings all have something in common: human error. The good news is that there's an easy fix.
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-- Zappos Is Building An Intentionally Inconvenient Office In Downtown Las Vegas
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