Jessie Jhang

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Your Great Idea Doesn't Matter: This Guy Just Doubled His Business Thanks To A Product Built By Accident

Sometimes, though, you have an idea, build a company around it - and then stumble upon another, much better idea.<p>Sometimes it's that accidental idea that turns a startup into a success.<p>One example of this phenomenon is New York-based start Yext. Yext was going to be a pay-per-call online ad …

Millennials spur flood of fancy fast-food breads

Trying to appeal to Millennials, fast-food chains including Wendy's and Carl's Jr. are rolling out fancier buns.<p>Fast food's oldest calling card — the boring bun — is getting turned on its head by Millennials.<p>Raised on breads often several culinary notches up from the familiar Wonder Bread of their …

Increasing salary may not be enough to lure jobseekers

Increasing pay might not be enough to tempt people away from their current job and into a new position according to new report on labour market<p>Just ramping up wages to attract top talent might not be enough to tempt staff away from their current jobs, judging by the results of a respected labour …

More professors using social media to teach

According to a study released in October, 41% of college professors use social media as a teaching tool, up from around 34% in 2012.<p>A month before they walked into her classroom last fall, Krista Jackman told her freshmen writing students to join Twitter.<p>Their assignment: get to know each other.<p>"My …

5 Key Attributes to Look For in the Perfect Startup Hire

<i>Josh Tolan is the CEO of Spark Hire, a video powered hiring network that connects job seekers and employers through video resumes and online interviews. Connect with him and Spark Hire on Facebook and Twitter.</i><p>Hiring for a startup is much different than hiring for a large company or a …

Report: US homicide rates are twice OECD average

On the bright side, 85% of adults in the US reported having good health<p>The How's Life? report on wellbeing from the OECD thinktank attempts to count the human cost of the global financial crisis. The wide-ranging report ranks countries on a range of criteria from housing and health to crime and …