Kevin Walter

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The 22 Best Books I Read in 2016

These books helped keep my brain sane amid a year of near-complete fuckery.<p>I read less this year than I have in almost 15 years—less than I did in 2014, 2013, 2012 (when I read 135 books), and every other year since I was still in college. From what I'm told, this is true of a lot of people. How …

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

A VP at a tech recruiting firm shares the top 3 skills employers will be looking for in 2017

Tech and IT professionals must stay up to date with the evolving skill sets of their specializations in order to net the jobs with the highest salaries.<p>While tech professionals work to enhance their skill sets in the ever-changing industry of technology, companies are having a harder time finding …

These 6 new technology rules will govern our future

Technology is advancing so rapidly that we will experience radical changes in society not only in our lifetimes but in the coming years. We are already seeing how computing, sensors, artificial intelligence, and genomics are reshaping entire industries and our daily lives.<p>As we undergo this rapid …

The Art And Science Of Customer Experience Management

What do Zappos, Apple, Starbucks and Mercedes all have in common? Each has mastered the art and science of customer experience management.<p>That probably doesn’t come as a surprise. We’ve all become highly adept at recognizing and rewarding brands that exceed our expectations at every turn — and …

Top 10 unusual job interview questions for 2016 from Glassdoor

You’ve memorized your resume and perfected your handshake, know your strengths and weaknesses like the back of your hand, and can wax poetic on where you see yourself in the next five years. But have you considered this: When a hot dog expands, in which direction does it split and why?<p>What sounds …

Employment

The Two Questions Only the Best Job Candidates Can Answer

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

10 of the Best Interview Questions You’ll Ever Need

You have an interview in 10 minutes and you’re not sure what the best interview questions are. Don’t worry, this list has you covered! Yes I know, …

Employment

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Recruiting Process

Recruiting new employees <i>should</i> feel like a relief. Fresh perspectives, new possibilities, and more balanced workloads. Although, if you’ve ever done …

Employment

Billionaire investor Ray Dalio explains the process he uses to find ideal employees

If you take a job at Bridgewater Associates — the world's largest hedge fund, with $169 billion in assets — you're agreeing to abide by founder Ray Dalio's "Principles," a manual of 210 musings on management and character.<p>It serves as an introduction to the hedge fund's culture of "radical …

Employment

7 Interview Questions For Measuring Emotional Intelligence

The traditional interview model helps you probe someone’s past experience, not their style of thinking.<p>Emotional intelligence involves self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. In other words, it’s a complicated amalgam that hiring managers have a hard time testing …

Leadership

7 Motivational Self Improvement Books That Will Change Your Perspective About Life

If you’re looking for a book that will change your perspective on life, then read a self-improvement book. Good self-improvement books give you …

10 Motivational Books You Must Read To Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

Leadership skills aren’t learnt in a day; it takes time and experience to understand and develop those skills and project them in your professional …

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Agree—This Factor Was Most Important for their Success

Focus is one of the most important traits of successful people.<p>Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates have all attributed their success to one …

Investing