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How To Find Out What Your Employees Really Think

Interviewing entrepreneurs as he traveled around the world, David Niu heard from many who were haunted by the same regret: losing great employees. Regardless of their geography, location or industry, they shared a deep sense of frustration that they hadn’t “saved” these valued team members as he …

These Ex-Googlers Got Their First Customers Milliseconds After Launching Their New Business

They met while both working for Google's Search Quality team in Dublin. Wiese started out fighting web spam, and then moved on to click spam with the ad traffic quality team. Szymanski spearheaded the company's webmaster outreach in Europe.<p>They often teamed up during their respective seven-plus …

Jobs Are Growing. Health Care is Booming. So Why Are Hospitals Flat?

Friday’s jobs report was a little lower than expected, but still contained positive news for the economy: The workforce grew again in July, as employers added more than 200,000 new jobs for the sixth straight month. (The last time that happened was in 1997.)<p>The U.S. has now gained more than 9.1 …

Microsoft's 4 Biggest Problems

Where is Microsoft headed in the next three to five years? Will it continue to slog along, as it has been for the past several years, riding its PC legacy and expanding its footing in the cloud, while its market is increasingly defined by business users instead of consumers?<p>With Satya Nadella now …

Could Snapchat really be worth $10 billion?

"Dumb move." "Zero sense." "Remarkably stupid."<p>That's just a sample of the reaction last year to news that disappearing-message app Snapchat had turned down a whopping $3 billion buyout offer from Facebook. But with news from Bloomberg this week that Snapchat is in funding talks with China's …

How Your Face Shapes Your Economic Chances

A new study on the value of a fat face (for guys) joins a long tradition of beauty biases in the office<p>Beauty, closely studied, seems nearly indistinguishable from quick math.<p>Men seem to prefer women with a low waist-to-hip ratio. Women prefer men with optimally long jaws. For reasons we don't …

Want a new job? Use an online dating site

Watch out, LinkedIn US:LNKD . There’s a new jobs matchmaker in town.<p>Dating site eHarmony hopes to do for employment what it’s done for marriage, …

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Dismantling California nuke plant will cost $4.4B

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dismantling the San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern California will take two decades and cost $4.4 billion, but spent …