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The strange psychology of stress and burnout

You shouldn’t underestimate the positive power of having a degree of stress in your life. Identifying the tipping point, where stress turns to burnout, is the key.<p>As a neonatal nurse, Jennifer Welker learned to thrive under stress.<p>Rather than allowing the pain of handling a sick infant to affect …

Psychology

China’s plan to organize its society relies on ‘big data’ to rate everyone

By Simon Denyer<p>, Bureau chief<p>BEIJING — Imagine a world where an authoritarian government monitors everything you do, amasses huge amounts of data on almost every interaction you make, and awards you a single score that measures how “trustworthy” you are.<p>In this world, anything from defaulting on a …

China

What You Really Need to Know Before Joining a Startup

It’s the corporate equivalent of a midlife crisis, and here’s how it happens. You’re in your forties, a senior vice president at a big company, where …

19 interview questions that are designed to trick you

But while they may seem simple — that's the point — some are actually designed to get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: they're trick questions.<p>"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," …

Employment

If ping-pong table sales are falling, then Silicon Valley is clearly doomed

If you’re a cool, hip tech company, you need a ping-pong table.<p>The game has become synonymous with global startup culture. Organizations like Startup Ping Pong and the San Francisco Ping-Pong League have popped up across Silicon Valley. In Australia, a ping-pong table is tax-deductible for certain …

Silicon Valley

Learning R in Seven Simple Steps

<i>Originally posted on Data Science Central</i><p><i>Guest blog post by Martijn Theuwissen, co-founder at DataCamp. Other R resources can be found here, and R</i> …

What's Good For The Heart Is Good For The Brain

Hoping to keep your mental edge as you get older? Look after your heart, a recent analysis suggests, and your brain will benefit, too.<p>A research team led by Hannah Gardener, an epidemiologist at the University of Miami, analyzed a subset of data from the Northern Manhattan Study, a large, ongoing …

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking -- Part 1: Why Students Need the Humanities Now More Than Ever

Students today grow up in such a distracted and meaningless world that, unless schools give them some idea of where we have come from as a cultural tradition, schools themselves run the risk of becoming part of that meaninglessness. Not that students need necessarily accept that tradition, but they …

Critical Thinking

Why Women Should Ditch the Silicon Valley Dress Code

As an entrepreneur, one of the first things you try to figure out is who your audience is and how you can serve them to the best of your ability. In …

10 reasons People Analytics is set to go into orbit in 2016

As I wrote in <i>my previous post for this blog</i><i>,</i> my top prediction for HR in 2016 is that people analytics – emulating British astronaut Tim Peake – is …

Data Warehousing

What I learned from studying Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's schedule

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. Ethan Miller/Getty<p>Running an ecommerce business is not easy. While it can be immensely rewarding, it can also be operationally taxing.<p>Amidst the growing numbers of tasks, relationships, and operations to manage, ecommerce leaders still only have the same number of hours in a …

Customer Service

The 7 Big Data Skills Every Consultant Needs to Know

Today’s world is a Big Data world.<p>Those who are able to tap meaningful data flows of business opportunity in internal company data and freely …

21 Simple Health Hacks You Can Use Every Day

Need to wake up? Just sniff an orange.

YouTube exec explains what makes a video go viral

This was way back in 2009: A quirky video called JK Wedding Entrance Dance went so viral that the hit TV show "The Office" parodied it in one of its most popular episodes (you know, the one where Jim and Pam finally got married).<p>Since then, YouTube's relationship with mass media has completely …

Advertising

#YouAintNoMuslimBruv - a very British hashtag goes viral after terror attack on London Underground

Last night a man seriously injured three others when he began wielding a knife at a London Underground train station, reports The Guardian.<p>He allegedly shouted, “This is for Syria” as he launched a knife attack at Leytonstone Station in east London, causing Metropolitan Police to label the event as …

East London