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This Study of 31 Million Employees Will Forever Change Your Approach to Hiring and Retention

Developing robust plans to attract and retain talent is a crucial leadership role. In case you needed more incentive, check out this shocking data.<p>Gallup's latest State of the American Workplace report is eye-opening, to say the least, if you care about hiring and retaining star talent. The …

Employee Engagement

The Resume Is Dead. Here's What Innovative Companies (Including Tesla) Are Using to Hire Instead

Need top talent? Then you need this.<p>In 1998, a study was done that found that previous work experience is actually one of the weakest indicators of future job success. So why do we still rely on it as the primary tool when it comes to hiring?<p>It makes no sense.<p>What does make sense is aggressively …

Employment

Trader builds $5 billion position after realizing he wasn't using test program, but brokerage says he can't keep his profit

He thought he was practicing — but the trades and the millions of dollars of windfall were real.<p>Harouna Traore, who was taking a class in Paris to …

Financial Services

Premature Ejaculation is More Common Than You Think (And We Have a Solution)

In partnership with Smiling Dick Talking about premature ejaculation, or rather, how to stop premature ejaculation from ruining your sex life, is not …

11 behaviors that indicate you're a 'problem employee'

Problem employees aren't just irritating, they can also be financially draining for a business. Research shows that these employees can cost an …

Subpar

15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know

Save hundreds of dollars and detail your car yourself in half a day. Get professional results using these tips from experienced detailers.<p>If you hit …

Dandelion’s new system is designed to popularize geothermal heat

Installing a geothermal system–which brings heat from the ground into your home–used to be expensive and time-consuming. This company, which came from Alphabet’s moonshot factory, wants to make it the way we all warm our homes.<p>If you live in a typical old house in upstate New York–say, a …

Hudson Valley

15 proven ways to get people to take you seriously

Just because you’re smart, thoughtful, and competent doesn’t necessarily mean people perceive you that way.<p>If you want coworkers and friends to take …

The Next Recession Will Be Devastatingly Non-Linear

<b>Linear correlations are intuitive:</b> if GDP declines 2% in the next recession, and employment declines 2%, we get it: the scale and size of the decline …

Alan Turing's Final Paper Inspires New Water Filtration Technology

Alan Turing’s last paper may help produce fresh, clean drinking water someday soon. Chemist Zhe Tan of Zhejiang University and her colleagues designed a membrane that filters salt out of water much more efficiently than the ones currently in use. Their method is based on a 66-year-old math paper …

Alan Turing

The 5 Types of People You Need on Your Team When Starting a Business

Which people should you surround yourself with when launching your company?<p>5 min read<p>When you're starting a business, what kind of team members do you need to have?<p>I want my team there for the start, operation and end/exit of a business, so for me, it's important to focus on finding the right fit …

Harvard scientists say these 5 things can prolong your life by a decade

Want to live 10 years longer? You may have to revamp your lifestyle.<p>There are five habits that, when done together, could add more than a decade to …

S&P 500 Snapshot: Up 0.1% On Friday

<i>By Jill Mislinski</i><p>The S&P 500 fell and rose this week, ending Friday up 0.1% from Thursday and virtually unchanged from this time last week. The index …

Donald From D.C. Calls in to Fox and Friends

In a rambling interview, the president threatened to intervene in the Justice Department, disclosed “very, very secret” meetings with North Korea, and revealed that Abraham Lincoln was a Republican.<p><i>Updated on April 26 at 10:21 a.m.</i><p>President Trump isn’t great at avoiding trouble. On Thursday alone, …

If your resume shows any of these 7 things, it may cost you a job

While 75% of millennials think “job hopping” looks good, new numbers show that this may not be the case for tech employees. New research from …

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

These 'Sea Nomads' Are The First Known Humans to Have a Genetic Adaptation to Diving

They are evolving to fit their underwater life.<p>The deepest dive recorded by the free-diving Bajau Laut people of Southeast Asia was to an impressive …

One machine to rule them all: A ‘Master Algorithm’ may emerge sooner than you think

It’s excusable if you didn’t notice it when a scientist named Daniel J. Buehrer, a retired professor from the National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan, published a white paper earlier this month proposing a new class of math that could lead to the birth of machine consciousness. Keeping up with …

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

There was a period of time when people thought smoking tobacco was healthy. Experts also downplayed just how detrimental sugar is to your health, and let's not forget about the low-fat craze of the '80s and early '90s. All of this is to say: Certain once-believed "healthy" habits turned out to be …

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Management

My Best Advice For Millennials Right Now

I have two Millennial children at the very youngest end of that generation's age range. So, this is really the advice I'm giving to my own children. …

This Silicon Valley sleeper hit app just got $52 million to do for spreadsheets what Microsoft did for computers

Airtable, a spreadsheet app that has become one of Silicon Valley's sleeper hits, has raised $52 million in new funding in a round led by Caffeinated Capital and CRV to bring its total to $62.6 million.<p>When it was founded in 2012, Airtable was a small, business-focused spreadsheet program. It has …

Trends For New Home Sale Prices At The Beginning Of 2018

At the beginning of 2018, we find that median new home sale prices are continuing to follow the upward trajectory that they have since September …

Guys, This Could Be Why Women Seem To Think You're Boring

Guys, you've been in this situation before: You meet a girl out at a bar, and she has an adorable accent.<p><b>You:</b> “Where are you from?”<p><b>Her:</b> “Norway.”<p><b>You:</b> …

Title insurance is a scam and it’s time for a government takeover

Iowa’s state-run system is by far the cheapest in the nation—and the most effective<p>Of all the paperwork and hassle that goes into closing on a new home purchase, one of the most overlooked is also one of the most costly—title insurance.<p>A lot of homebuyers don’t even know they need title insurance …

An AI just beat top lawyers at their own game

The nation's top lawyers recently battled artificial intelligence in a competition to interpret contracts — and they lost.<p>A new study, conducted by …

The Strangest And Dumbest Things That Happened To Cars In 2017

This past year was terrible, but you already know that. It’s time, now, for some relief. Let us recap some of the strangest and most perplexing …

Austin

Digital residency pays off big for Estonia

Estonia is expected to get a 100-to-one-euro return on investment for its e-Residency program, which lets anybody start a business from afar. It is …

Having older brothers increases men's likelihood of being gay

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're a guy with an older brother, there's an increased chance you're gay.<p>Scientists have noticed this pattern in previous research, but now they think they have a biological explanation as to why, and it starts long before birth. The results were published in the journal PNAS on Monday.<p>…

Sexuality