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Having a high IQ is a curse ... just look at Donald Trump | Arwa Mahdawi

My IQ is extremely, almost embarrassingly, high. I’ve never actually taken an IQ test, mind you, but my educated guess is that, if I did, my score would be whatever is the highest possible. No doubt your IQ is lower than mine, but please don’t feel stupid or insecure because of this, it’s not your …

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The No.1 factor in happiness isn't wealth or popularity — but too many people overlook it at every turn

And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen and self-endorsed. And when we have autonomy in our life, when we have the mentally exhilarating power of choice, we must spend it wisely.<p>But far too many counter the …

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning

A new idea called the “information bottleneck” is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might …

Deep Learning

Best Places to Start a Business in New York

Rank<p>City<p>Population<p>Number of businesses<p>Average revenue per business<p>Businesses with paid employees<p>Businesses per 100 people<p>Unemployment …

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Location Matters 2015

Introduction<p>State and local taxes represent a significant business cost for corporations operating in the United States and can have a material …

Data Mining

The Best States For Business And Careers 2015

“I will be the greatest jobs president that God has ever created,” declared Donald Trump in June when announcing his presidential candidacy. “I’ll bring back our jobs from China, from Mexico, from Japan, from so many places … and I’ll bring back our money.”<p>Trump’s blustery rhetoric aside, his …

With Gigster, Anyone Can Hire A Great Developer From Facebook Or Google

Two years ago Roger Dickey, 33, started San Francisco-based Gigster, a platform where companies hire freelance software developers. Its selling point: a heavily screened pool of top developers eager to moonlight on a project basis for non-tech clients. To put together its bank of 800 freelancers, …

Professional development platform Everwise lands $16 million, led by Sequoia

Everwise, a startup focused on how to make professional development scalable, has raised $16 million in Series B funding led by earlier backer Sequoia Capital, with participation from two other earlier backers, Canvas Ventures and Webb Investment Network.<p>The three-year-old, 80-person, San Francisco …

Newswire & Press Release / Infor Recognized as Leader in Human Capital Management by Nucleus Research in Latest Value Matrix - Software - Infor

<b>Infor Recognized as Leader in Human Capital Management by Nucleus Research in Latest Value Matrix</b><p>NewswireToday - /newswire/ - <b>New York, NY, United</b> …

Cloud-based Predictive Talent Analytics

Infor Talent Science<p>Better insight. Better people. Remarkable business results.<p>Customers<br>• Product Capabilities<br>• Resources<p>Sign up for 30 days of free …

Hire, Retain, and Develop Talented Employees

Today’s Personality Tests Raise the Bar for Job Seekers

More companies use assessments to hire, with fewer willing to take a chance on anyone who doesn’t measure up<p>The Delaware North Cos., a hospitality company whose customer-service representatives help people plan vacations at national parks, sometimes struggles these days to keep 80 or so seats …

Employment

The Secret to Amazons Success Internal APIs

12 Jan 2012<p>Last year there was an accidental post from a Google employee about Google+. The internal rant was accidentally shared publicly and …

Complete Approach to Effective Recruiting

We admit it, we spend way too much time thinking about recruiting.<p>What can we say? It’s hard not to be obsessed when you've seen all the strategic …

Does corporate culture drive financial performance?

Zappos takes its corporate culture seriously. They have weekly office parades and institutionalized random acts of kindness to celebrate their corporate values, and their employees call their company “a family.” The website states: “We’ve been asked by a lot of people how we’ve grown so quickly, …

70 HR Silos

There are somewhere between 70 and 120 discrete silos of HR software. They are the component subsets of the ten or twelve major areas of expertise. …

How algorithms rule our working lives | Cathy O’Neil

Employers are turning to mathematically modelled ways of sifting through job applications. Even when wrong, their verdicts seem beyond dispute – and they tend to punish the poor<p>A few years ago, a young man named Kyle Behm took a leave from his studies at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, …

Employment

You're Growing, But Are You Scaling? 5 Strategies to Help You Scale Growth

Building a successful company isn’t just about growth – it’s about scale.<p><i>Growth</i> means adding resources at the same rate that you’re adding revenue. …

The sales secrets of high-growth companies

The authors of <i>Sales Growth</i> reveal five actions that distinguish sales organizations at fast-growing companies.<p><b>What distinguishes</b> sales organizations …

Customer Experience

Companies With Successful Growth Strategies

• Share to facebook<br>• Share to twitter<br>• Share to linkedin<p>In his search for factors that underlie successful growth strategies, Zook compared 12 pairs of companies. Each pair consisted of two companies in the same industry which started off the decade (1990 to 2001) with similar revenue and earnings, but …

Facebook Changes Its 'Move Fast and Break Things' Motto

Facebook's mantra for developers has long been "Move Fast and Break Things." It meant that new tools and features on the platform might not be …

The New Science of Building Great Teams

Artwork: Andy Gilmore, Chromatic, 2010, digital drawing<p>If you were looking for teams to rig for success, a call center would be a good place to start. The skills required for call center work are easy to identify and hire for. The tasks involved are clear-cut and easy to monitor. Just about every …

Dave Alred: Excelling under pressure

Dave Alred is one of the UK's leading performance coaches. Originally a teacher in a Bristol inner city comprehensive school, he started working as a …

Carlo Ancelotti and the secret of his success

The average tenure of a FTSE 100 CEO is around five years. If you think that seems short, then pity the lot of today's football manager, who lives …

No Recruiters. No CVs. Just great opprtunities matched to you.

Workshape is a talent matching service for Startups. We’re a two sided marketplace where Engineers and Startups discover each other through being …

How Two High School Friends Turned $25,000 Into an $80 Million Business

TaskUs's co-founders almost started a frozen-yogurt chain in Argentina. Good thing they hit on the idea of providing back-office services for some of the internet's hottest startups.<p>Inc.<i>'s 11th annual 30 Under 30 list features the young founders taking on some of the world's biggest challenges.</i> …

Leadership is a role, and the best managers are brilliant actors

That's what happened to Mike Calihan, a senior executive with Aldridge Electric Inc., a national infrastructure construction company based in Chicago.<p>He had been a project manager, managing relatively small electrical projects. He had been involved in crafting a response to a bid put out by the …

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