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How to Quickly Spot the 3 Traits of High-Performing People | Inc.com

In a recent post, I suggested that the 30-minute exploratory phone interview was a prerequisite for hiring any great person, especially those who are not looking for another job. This type of phone screen begins as an informal conversation between equals. After a few minutes, you say something …

Employment

For Professionals Returning to Work, There’s Power in the Cohort

Andrea Chermayeff wishes she’d kept a diary during the fall of 2013. That was the time when Chermayeff, a Harvard Business School graduate who’d left the workforce for 15 years to stay home with her four children, was a member of the inaugural class of J.P. Morgan’s ReEntry program, one of a …

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 …

Dave Kaufman - Holton Rower Time Lapses

Rowing

Red Light District

5 Non-Evil Ways To Get People To Do What You Want, From Dan Pink

I’ve posted about getting people to like you, winning arguments and FBI methods for negotiation — but let’s take it to the next level.<p>There are ways …

Top 16 HR Analytics Articles in Q2/2014

Once again we are publishing an overview of content-rich international HR Analytics articles that were tweeted by iNostix over the course of the past …

Six takeways from the HR Analytics Innovation Summit

<i>iNostix's 'Evolving from Tracking to Predictive HR Analytics' model</i><p>I recently had the honour of chairing the HR & Workforce Analytics Innovation …

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging<p>On a winter’s day in 1915 the family of one Capt Charles Sorley – athlete, soldier and poet – received a package. It was his kit bag, …

World History

How You Can Have A Fulfilling Career – 10 Scientific Steps

<b>Is your job not really doing it for you?</b> Doesn’t have everything you need to feel satisfied, challenged and proud?<p>Or are you job-hunting but the …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

How Big Data Helps Us Keep Pace (Infographic)

Why You Should Keep a Journal (and How to Start Yours)

Some of the most influential people in history kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for …

Productivity

Is It Time to Quit Your Job?

Everyone has bad days at work or even long periods when they feel disheartened about their job. But how do you know the difference between ordinary, occasional dissatisfaction and a genuine mismatch? How do you know when you’re truly ready to move on? And how do you then get out gracefully?<p><b>What the</b> …

Dan Snow Grand Canyon

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

GIF Of The Day: How A Lock Works

We’ve all had theories. Perhaps it’s a braille-like series of bespoke bumps, or some kind of contorted groove. The animated GIF below, however, demonstrates in the simplest fashion exactly how keys open doors:<p>Mystery solved. Go home everybody, and enjoy the fact that you now know the mechanism …

GIF Animations

20 Ways to Find Your Calling

Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more.<br>We can figure this out together. Let’s get started.<p><b>1. Ignore the future, deal with the present.</b> <br>The question, “What should I be when I grow up?” is wrong. Ask instead, “What is next today?” People become fat one bite at a time, …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

Silicon Valley

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Movies

Lone Cypress Tree

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