Viktor Svanberg

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This Is What Remote Workers Need Most From Their Bosses

The future of work is working remotely. Here are seven traits managers should adopt if they want to keep top talent.<p>Working remotely is a sought-after perk when it comes to employment, but that doesn’t mean it’s all rainbows and unicorns. Workplace politics can be more frequent and complicated when …

The Workplace

What To Do When People Keep Quitting

Sometimes the best efforts at retention fail. Here’s how to understand why people leave, and what to do about it.<p>Ever notice how one person quitting their job can lead to a rush of others out the door in short order?<p>Whatever the reason, says Lisa Sterling, chief people officer at Ceridian, a global …

Employee Engagement

How The Red Cross Has Survived In Crisis Mode For 150 Years

Working at the International Committee of the Red Cross can be like a tech company, but also not. There are no free bars, for one. Two: lots of war zones.<p>Working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)—trying to save lives in war zones in Myanmar, Syria, Sudan, and many other …

Red Cross

Agency Hacks That Took Good to Great

Business never stays the same, and neither should your agency. Here, industry leaders describe the best changes they've made along the way— moves …

Satya Nadella Rewrites Microsoft’s Code

Microsoft’s CEO has stopped infighting, restored morale, and created more than $250 billion in market value. All it took was focusing on what matters most.<p>Satya Nadella’s corner office, on the fifth floor of Building 34 at Microsoft’s Redmond, Washington, headquarters, features a can’t-miss 84-inch …

Satya Nadella

The AI Chatbot Will Hire You Now

<b>Eyal Grayevsky has a plan</b> to make Silicon Valley more diverse. Mya Systems, the San Francisco-based artificial intelligence company that he cofounded …

Some Companies Are Reinventing Job Interviews In Weird (And Possibly Illegal) Ways

A few of the more out-there recent spins on the interview process are dubiously effective and might even cross legal bounds.<p>While some tech companies have phased out wacky interview questions, others definitely haven’t. The theory goes that typical job interviews don’t give hiring managers or …

Employment

14 Agency Hacks To Keep and Motivate Your Best Talent

Agencies can't be blamed if they sometimes feel like hotels, given the rate at which talent checks out. Ways to help build loyalty are all the rage, …

Three Ways You’re Turning Away Potential Job Candidates Before They Even Apply

A cumbersome application process, lackluster social media presence, and other things that are turning away your best potential hires.<p>Most people don’t enjoy looking for a new job. In fact, 73% of people say that the job-search process is one of the most stressful things in life, according to a …

Employment

Starbucks Is Bringing Hope–And Profit–To The Communities America’s Forgotten

From Ferguson, Missouri, to military towns, the coffee giant is rejuvenating key areas of American society—and redefining what a brand can be.<p>There’s laughter behind the counter. The young people in green aprons, most of whom live within 5 miles of the store and possess a hard knowledge of the …

Armed Forces

How Jony Ive Masterminded Apple’s New Headquarters

With Apple Park, the company’s chief designer has once again brought Steve Jobs’s exacting design vision to life<p>ON A SUNNY DAY in May, Jonathan Ive—Jony to anyone who knows him—first encounters a completed section of Apple Park, the giant campus in Cupertino, California, that has turned into one of …

Jony Ive

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

Insights from Google's new study could forever change how teams are assembled.<p>Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, …

These Are The Job Skills Of The Future That Robots Can’t Master

“To beat the bot, you need to be more human.”<p>We may live in a digital world, but soft skills like communication, problem solving, collaboration, and empathy are becoming more valued than technology, says Paul Roehrig, chief strategy officer for Cognizant Digital Business, a business and technology …

The Diary of An Ex-Amazon Intern

An Amazonian tells us what it’s like interning for one of the hottest companies on the planet.<p>It’s been 23 years since Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com and in that time the company has come to dominate almost every industry it’s dipped its toes in. First it was books, then general e-commerce. After …

Employment

The Three-Step Process That’s Kept 3M Innovative For Decades

One 3M scientist explains how the approach his team used to develop a nasal antiseptic for hospitals is an organizational lesson every business should learn.<p>The hardest part of my job is trying to find a problem worth solving. And around a decade ago, we found a huge one: up to 160,000–300,000 …

Inside Apple's New Campus: No Childcare (But You Can Freeze Your Eggs)

Apple Inc. is having a big summer. The tech giant unveiled Apple Park, its new $5 billion office-oasis in Cupertino. While looking forward, it's also …

Why MailChimp Doesn’t Let New Hires Work For Their First Week On The Job

Instead, they’re given a behavioral assessment and assigned a “Chimpanion.”<p>When new folks join a company, most are itching to get to work. They’ve probably been through a bunch of interviews and feel excited to dig into something new. It’s the same with hiring managers: After a long hiring process, …

Employment