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How To Land That Job When You Think You Can't

When candidates prepare for potential make-or-break interviews that could land them their dream job or a spot in their dream school, the checklist often reads like this: What do I wear? How do I differentiate myself from the other candidates? How should I react if the interviewers ask me a question …

How the internet is making us poor

Everyone knows the story of how robots replaced humans on the factory floor. But in the broader sweep of automation versus labor, a trend with far greater significance for the middle class—in rich countries, at any rate—has been relatively overlooked: the replacement of knowledge workers with …

Income Inequality

The Key to Turning an Entrepreneurial Venture into a Real Business

To successfully turn an entrepreneurial endeavor into a stable business, leaders must leverage their networks to fill critical skills gaps as the business evolves. Move from starters to transformers to sustainers.<p>Desktone CEO Peter McKay laid this out for me. He described the need to have different …

It’s dumb not to fill your company’s board with women

Worldwide, only about one out of every ten corporate board members is a woman (PDF).<p>That’s a sharp imbalance, and some countries and institutions have been working to correct it. In 2003, Norway introduced a mandate that at least 40% of every public company’s board be female, and last year, the …

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Employee referral programs are making the workplace a lot whiter

It’s a common workplace practice: Recommend a friend or former colleague for a job and collect a handsome bonus.<p>But a Rutgers University management professor finds that such referral programs actually cut off opportunities for minority candidates. Nancy Di Tomaso says that corporate America could …