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Google's Favorite Psychologist Explains How The Company Retains Top Talent

How does Google attract and cultivate the best talent in the world?<p>Adam Grant, Wharton management professor and Google's favorite psychologist, says one of its keys to keeping employees happy is encouraging them to pursue peripheral opportunities within the company and "customize" their jobs.<p>Grant …

Adam Grant

Facebook Says These Are The 20 Best Brands On The Social Network

So Facebook decided to call out the brands that are doing the best work on the medium — mostly using unpaid advertising — by announcing the winners of its second annual Facebook Studio awards.<p>An elite group of advertising experts from all the top agencies made up the jury that analyzed which brands …

Advertising

Jony Ive paints a fresh, yet familiar, look for iOS 7

According to multiple people who have either seen or have been briefed on the upcoming iOS 7, the operating system sports a redesigned user-interface that will be attractive to new iOS users, but potentially unsettling for those who are long-accustomed to the platform…<p>The new interface is said to …

If MBAs are useless, we’re all in big trouble

<i>Quartz Debate: The author of this piece debated the merits of an MBA with Quartz contributor Jay Bhatti.</i><p>MBAs–both the degrees and the people who have them–are an obsolete waste of time and money. An irrelevant recipe for failure. At least that’s what all the cool entrepreneurs and venture …

Innovation

Hackathons Aren't Just for Hacking

On the eve of Facebook’s public offering, while the world obsessed over the company’s market value and direction, employees gathered in their new …