Jillian Silcox

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These jobs are most likely to be taken by a computer

Telemarketers’ jobs have the highest chance of being automated, according to recent report. Other positions with huge potential for being overtaken …

Fortune.com

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Jessica Alba gets Honest Co. into billion-dollar club

Jessica Alba's Honest Co. has reportedly joined the billion-dollar club, according to estimates from Forbes magazine.<p>The "Sin City" star's empire of nontoxic products has landed her on the cover and in a feature for the magazine's inaugural issue of America's Richest Self-Made Women.<p>Alba didn't …

The question that Twitter's CEO asks at every product meeting

Its stock crashed after a disappointing Q1 earnings report. Early investor and fervent Twitter-cheerleader Chris Sacca posted on his blog that he's prepared to start writing more critically about the company. CEO Dick Costolo has dealt with analysts and Wall Streeters saying he could be out by the …

Livestreaming

Why one of Silicon Valley's top investors says 'don't follow your passion'

This week, he gave a commencement speech at his alma mater, Columbia University.<p>The subject of his speech?<p>"Don't follow your passion, and the world is not going to hell in a handbasket and the class of 2015 is not required to save it."<p>His first point was particularly interesting because it …

Silicon Valley

Google offered to buy social app Path for $100 million when it was 3 months old — but the founder turned it down

It's safe to assume the exit isn't exactly what Dave Morin pictured when he first launched the company in November 2010.<p>Morin was a former Apple and Facebook employee who set out to create a mobile social network, Path. Three weeks after it launched, Path was downloaded 1.5 million times. And three …

Startups

Why companies are using 'blind auditions' to hire top talent

But unfortunately, hiring managers — who typically get between 85 and 124 résumés for any given entry-level job opening — do it all the time.<p>Three entrepreneurs have taken it upon themselves to remedy the problem. They developed software that allows candidates to "blind audition" for a job, meaning …

Employment

Bob Schieffer on the past, present and future of journalism

<i>"We'll do what we always do, report the news."</i><p>That's how Bob Schieffer, forever folksy and understated, promoted his final edition of "Face the Nation" in a tweet the other day.<p>Schieffer, 78, will say goodbye on Sunday morning after nearly a quarter-century moderating CBS's marquee political talk …

Journalism

7 common tech myths busted

I know you've had the experience of sharing a "fact" you've known for years, only to have someone point out that it's actually wrong. In the fast-changing tech universe, it's very common. Here are seven myths that I hear people saying over and over, but are not exactly accurate.<p><b>1. You shouldn't</b> …