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7 Powerful Books Sheryl Sandberg Wants Women to Read

Here's what the Facebook COO thinks you should be checking out.<p>Previous posts have provided the recommended reading lists of Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet, Jeff Bezos, and Mark Zuckerberg. Now I figure it's time to expand our reading beyond the billionaire boys' club.<p>This post …

Sheryl Sandberg

Finland offers free online Artificial Intelligence course to anyone, anywhere

Helsinki University and tech strategy firm Reaktor say they want to make Finland the world's most educated country in the field of artificial …

How to Write a Book from Multiple Perspectives

Writing from one person’s perspective is hard enough. Writing from multiple perspectives can seem downright impossible. But it can be done.I wrote my …

Creative Writing

Six Surefire Tips to Improve Your Writing

Laptop to Bookstore #2Birthing a novel is a daunting task and getting your baby published can be even harder.Once you’ve come up with your great idea …

Writing

How Hard is it for Candidates to Find Your Jobs on your Career Site?

The other day I got contacted by a large enterprise level TA leader. She had a major problem about to hit them. They had to hire thousands of people …

Your Company’s Values Are NOT Your Company’s Employer Value Propositions

It’s an easy misconception, really.After all, the word “value” is part of the phrase “employer value proposition”.But, just as having the word …

Google explains how artificial intelligence becomes biased against women and minorities

Time and again, research has shown that the machines we build reflect how we see the world, whether consciously or not. For artificial intelligence that reads text, that might mean associating the word “doctor” with men more than women, or image-recognition algorithms that misclassify black people …

Artificial Intelligence

What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages

In an era marked by rapid advances in automation and artificial intelligence, new research assesses the jobs lost and jobs gained under different …

When exactly is the future of work?

As we delve deeper into the future-of-work sphere this week, we’re answering a number of questions about the nitty-gritty of it all.Having looked to …

How Automation Will Change Work, Purpose, and Meaning

The vast majority of humans throughout history worked because they had to. Many found comfort, value, and meaning in their efforts, but some defined work as a necessity to be avoided if possible. For centuries, elites in societies from Europe to Asia aspired to absolution from gainful employment. …

The Future

The Data Driven Leader: A Powerful Approach to Delivering Measurable Business Impact Through People Analytics - Books & Resources

<b>Data is your most valuable leadership asset—here's how to use it</b><p><i>The Data Driven Leader</i> presents a clear, accessible guide to solving important …

AI and Automation in HR: Impact, Adoption and Future Workforce

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been changing our lives for decades, but today its presence is bigger than ever before. Sometimes, we don’t even …

Artificial Intelligence

Millennials are taking over offices around the country — here's where they work and how much they make

Though millennials have only been the largest generational employee group since 2016, employers and HR professionals have spent years working to understand their workplace needs and what makes them want to join and stay with a company.<p>Aside from examining their habits in the workplace, one way to …

5 reasons why top HR departments are spending less, succeeding more

Dive Brief:<p>The world's top HR departments, as defined by The Hackett Group, are embracing digital and improving their use of analytics, leading to a …

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life

Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: “What good shall I do this day?” in the morning, and “What good have I done this day?” in …

Self-improvement

There are only 3 types of interview questions. Here are your answers.

<b></b>Now that I’ve read, and re-read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, I’m more conscious about what I keep and what I throw out. I’m hard-core now. …

Employment

Want to Work Smarter, Not Harder? 10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

Productivity

Where the Digital Economy Is Moving the Fastest

The transition to a global digital economy in 2014 was sporadic – brisk in some countries, choppy in others. By year’s end, the seven biggest emerging markets were larger than the G7, in purchasing power parity terms. Plus, consumers in the Asia-Pacific region were expected to spend more online …

Robots will eliminate 6% of all US jobs by 2021, report says

Employees in fields such as customer service and transportation face a ‘disruptive tidal wave’ of automation in the not-too-distant future<p>By 2021, robots will have eliminated 6% of all jobs in the US, starting with customer service representatives and eventually truck and taxi drivers. That’s just …

Artificial Intelligence

Reinventing Performance Management

At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people—and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly—is increasingly out of step with our …

Management

Women are rarely picked to be CEO, and it's not because they're all dropping out to have babies

And it's not because they're all dropping out to have babies, as some might tell you.<p>The reason boils down something we've heard so many times before but that continues to be a problem — unconscious bias against women — and it manifests itself in a number of noteworthy ways.<p>As research and strategy …

a list of apps that actually help kids learn

Last week, I moderated a panel discussion at Sesame Street Workshop (yes, there were Muppets everywhere!)—an event that was part of the launch of a …

What Is The Future Of Work-Life Balance? Seven Experts Weigh In

As employees continue to log more hours every week and stay connected to work well after they’ve left the office, the need for work-life balance is changing. In fact, even the term itself is changing — some now prefer “work-life integration” or “work-life flexibility,” which have more positive …

Work-life Balance