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How to Cultivate Remote Leaders

<i>Jody Greenstone Miller is the CEO and co-founder of Business Talent Group.</i><p>Work is about more than face time. Thanks to telecommuting, flextime and …

Leadership

10 Apps You're Bound to See More at Work

These collaboration and security tools are bound to have an impact on offices everywhere.<p>With ransomware attacks and security breaches headlining the news daily, you would think (or at the very least, hope) many business leaders are making strides to build, improve or reevaluate their security …

Cybersecurity

A PayPal exec always tells job candidates exactly what he wants to hear before the interview even starts

If you're looking for a job at PayPal and you score an interview with chief learning officer Derek Hann, consider yourself lucky. His interviews are like an open-book test.<p>The CLO, who focuses on learning and development initiatives at PayPal, told Business Insider that he wants job candidates to …

Recruitment

Unlocking the power of collaboration

A work environment that doesn't encourage teamwork is among the top five reasons why people quit their jobs.<p>Today's workforce is more collaborative …

The Workplace

How to Stay Focused When You’re Working from Home

No commute. No drive-by meetings. No dress code. Remote working can seem like a dream — until personal obligations get in the way. These distractions are easy to ignore in an office, but at home it can be difficult to draw the line between personal and professional time.<p>Consider when you’re working …

Productivity

AI will redefine the role of manager

The superstar managers of the AI era will be much more than scheduling ninjas or efficient task managers. They’ll serve as bridges between AI systems and their team members, guiding them toward more innovative and collaborative pursuits. Finally rid of repetitive and cognitively uninteresting …

Intelligence

Work half the time for same money

IMAGINE discovering you could work half the number of hours you currently do, in a similar role, without losing any income.<p>Alecia Braven had this …

Welcome To The Post-Work Economy

For the future economy to work, we need to get rid of our unhealthy fixation on what work and jobs mean to our self-worth.<p>If the goal of the economy is to provide decent-paying work for everyone, that economy clearly isn’t doing a good job at the moment. Real wages for most Americans haven’t …

Basic Income

Automation replaced 800,000 workers… then created 3.5 million new jobs

These days, it’s tough to avoid newspaper headlines warning that artificial intelligence is coming for your job. The problem is that, often, the only thing these oversimplifications get right is that there is in fact an important connection between automation and work. What’s surprising is how many …

Intelligence

Work In Progress

We meet a chef who can’t wait to walk away from her prestigious Michelin star rating and a web developer who singlehandedly orchestrated one of the …

10 Inventions That Shaped The Workplace

From cubicles to comfy chairs, these innovations had a lasting impact on office life.<p>1. Otis Elevator, 1857<p>The Otis Elevator Company installed the first public version of its newfangled invention inside New York department store E.V. Haughwout, which helped convince people it was safe to use.<p><b>The</b> …

The Workplace

How to tell if you’re emotionally intelligent

Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognise and manage both your emotions and the emotions of others.<p>According to Psychology Today, it can …

Emotional Intelligence

Gartner Releases "Hype Cycle for the Digital Workplace, 2017"

Digital business execution is requiring more frequent and complex decision making, continuous problem solving and rapid pattern recognition, all of …

Gartner Inc.

Top 4 Factors That Are Shaping Generation Z

Here are four major influences that are shaping Generation Z and will impact the future workforce.<p>In the same way that generational knowledge helps marketers to sell to specific demographics, understanding generations helps companies lead, engage, and recruit a specific age cohort.<p><b>4 Factors Shaping</b> …

Why Reflective Leadership Is the Key to a Successful Purpose Transformation

If the people we're leading have changed, then so must how we lead them.<p>Perhaps more than any other generation, purpose is what inspires younger generations of workers to engage and put forth their best efforts in the workplace. So whether your organization has committed to a purpose transformation …

Leadership

What is a data scientist? A key data analytics role and a lucrative career

What is a data scientist?Data scientists are responsible for discovering insights from massive amounts of structured and unstructured data to help …

Big Data

Artificial Intelligence: A Real Threat To Jobs

doing many of the jobs that we took for granted just a few decades ago.With Facebook reporting that their new robots had to be shut down because they …

Intelligence

Investing in the Future of Work

News from the Slack Fund<p>When we started the Slack Fund, we thought a great deal about what it takes to build an ecosystem — an ecosystem where a good …

How Slack Will Change Recruiting

Slack is changing recruiting faster than you think. In fact, it’s already happening.<p>Most of the innovative HR and recruiting tech companies have …

How Slack’s recruiters use Slack

Our team’s workflow for getting a lot of great people through the doorIllustration by Pete RyanSlack is a lot like any high-growth startup. A small …

Recruitment

New, improved ways to manage guest accounts in Slack

<i>New ways to control guest presence and purpose on your team</i>For most teams, work involves communicating and collaborating with people outside your …

Weddings

The story of #beeftweets

<b>How we use the combined power of customer complaints and the Reacji Channeler to improve Slack</b>Illustration by Kelsey WrotenThere are probably more …

Emoji

Facebook to soon offer free version of Workplace to challenge Slack

In a tough challenge to team collaboration tool Slack, Facebook has announced to offer a version of Workplace for free. Workplace, Facebook's …

New workflow app Twist is like Slack, with an eye for organization

Slack is the go-to communication app for many teams — though as anyone who has used it will tell you, it’s hardly perfect. Doist, the company behind …

Workflow

Proof That Location Doesn't Matter: I Worked at Evernote for 6 Years From a Sailboat and RV

In 2008, I ditched a traditional office environment to start traveling the world while building a startup. Here's what I learned.<p>As you get up and go to work to the same office, on the same route, day after day, have you ever stopped to wonder what it might be like to work from somewhere else? …

5 Business Process Management Predictions for 2018

There have been some big changes in Business Process Management in recent years. Once considered a luxury solution for big businesses with equally …

Smart Leaders Know the Difference Between Complex and Complicated. Do You?

The default mindset of leaders sets them up for failure. This b-school professor explains how to fix it.<p>You probably use the words 'complex' and 'complicated' interchangeably. Most of us do. Heck, most dictionaries use complex to define complicated and vice versa. There's just one problem: If …

Leadership

Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone

Being instantly likable isn’t rocket science, but this checklist takes practice to master in the short space of a first impression.<p>What’s the point of networking if not to get other people to like you? Sure, you need new contacts to see you as interesting, competent, professional, and potentially …

Networking