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Generation Y: ten tips for attraction and retention | theHRDIRECTOR - The only magazine dedicated to HR Directors

With today’s younger generations becoming more and more connected through increased mobility, enterprise must take into account the changing …

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Why It's Time to Rethink Who's Doing What at Your Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you’re a startup, every employee has to do multiple jobs. Founders can be chief engineer and chief salesman. Entrepreneurs, partners and leaders will often take on roles they never dreamed of performing as they work feverishly to …

Employee Engagement

Square’s “Director of Experience” On Why An In-House Barista Makes Everyone Happy

And other wonderful, whimsical lessons on how to keep employees psyched and productive (terrariums, apparently) from Kyle Zink, the payment company’s own Willy Wonka.<p>Kyle Zink, “Director of Experience” at Square, wears many hats. Zink started at the payments company in November of 2010, having …

Employment

Twitter Creator Jack Dorsey on Plane Crashes, the Ghost of Britney Spears, and the Difficulty of Defining Influence

If you’re addicted to crafting the perfect 140 character tweet haiku, you can thank–or curse–Twitter creator Jack Dorsey. The former taxi, courier and emergency services dispatcher–and current Twitter chairman and CEO of credit card payment company Square–believes there’s a universe in every tweet …

Social Media

How To Tell A Story–Right Now–From A Master Of Improv

Upright Citizen Brigade founding member Matt Besser is one of the world’s leading improvers. Here, the off-the-cuff expert offers wisdom on how to free associate your way to solid spontaneous storytelling.<p>What we say matters a great deal, but so does what we don’t say. There are times when you just …

Forget Custom Pies: Domino’s Wants Your Help Creating A New Pizza Delivery Vehicle

Domino’s wants to start delivering pizza in style–and they want your help. You might just win $10K, and see your idea brought to life and on the road.<p>Domino’s is famous for publicly overhauling its pizza after digesting some less than glowing reviews. The company’s new recipe for success goes …

Pie

How Axe Built A Highly Scientific, Totally Irresistible Marketing Machine Built On Lust

How do you engineer a virtually unbeatable grooming product for men–and now women–that promotes passion? The answer isn’t in the chemistry. It’s in the marketing.<p>The Manhattan laboratory of International Flavors & Fragrances, a facility that spans the better part of a Midtown office floor, has more …

Meet the Futurists

Here are the experts who will be guiding us through their visions of the future and advice about future thinking.<p><i>Co.Exist</i>‘s Futurist Forum is a series of articles by some of the world’s leading futurists about what the world will look like in the near and distant future, and how you can improve how …

New York Times

5 Unexpected Factors That Change How We Forecast The Future

We see the future in terms of technology, but if you actually want to do a better job guessing what will happen, it’s better to look at social, cultural, and environmental inputs.<p>Editor’s Note<p>This post is part of <i>Co.Exist</i>‘s Futurist Forum, a series of articles by some of the world’s leading …

Is This What Urban Buildings Will Look Like In 2050?

With internal farms, walls that convert CO2 to oxygen, and even the ability to personalize itself based on your DNA, this concept for the building of the future is a sight to behold.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Read more amazing visions of the future in our Futurist Forum.<p>2050 is far enough off to imagine the …

Max Greenfield On Being An Axe Auteur

The New Girl star writes, directs, and stars in the web series Finding Susan Glenn.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iR7NTPwSMeE<p>Max Greenfield is best known for playing Schmidt, the womanizing—and often shirtless—roommate on Zooey Deschanel’s FOX sitcom <i>New Girl</i>, and Axe, the men’s personal-care …

Terri Kelly, The “Un-CEO” Of W.L. Gore, On How To Deal With Chaos: Grow Up

Embrace “rainmakers,” says the leader of the company behind Gore-Tex. Her mantra for seeing 10,000 associates in dozens of countries through turbulent times: maturity.<p>Terri Kelly is the “un-CEO” of W.L. Gore, the brand best known for consumer products like Gore-Tex fabric and Elixir guitar strings …

Leadership

The Four-Year Career

Lessons from the new world of quicksilver work, where “career planning” is an oxymoron.<p><b>Adam Hasler looks like</b> a footloose millennial. He’s worked as a model, waited tables, and lived all over the world. But at 28, there’s more to his résumé than meets the eye.<p>He earned a dual degree in history and …

Employment