Yared Akalou

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The Top 9 Reasons Why Your Best Employees Quit (And How to Stop Them)

What's causing your best employees to resign? Here are nine possibilities you may be the culprit.<p>No matter what industry you're in, no business owner is safe from experiencing their fair share of employee turnover. In that same vein, it seems that the reasons they're leaving are more or less the …

Employment

Why the Internet of Things Will Change Every Job (Even Yours)

From plumbers to nurses -- technology will increasingly become part of every job. As Internet of Things (IoT) devices become more and more ubiquitous in the world around us, it seems only logical that they will begin to affect our jobs and workplaces.<p>Think your job or industry is immune? Think …

Robots are expected to replace five million jobs by 2020

It's the latest in a series of figures economists have released projecting the impact that AI systems and machines will have on the human workforce, and this one, from the World Economic Forum, predicts a "Fourth Industrial Revolution," characterized by unprecedented "developments in genetics, …

The Future

9 Reasons Your Employees Secretly Hate You | Inc.com

Leaders with high EQ perform better. That's been verified by research out of Yale that found being more emotionally attuned helps leaders make better decisions. Another study showed that higher EQ was also equated with higher earnings.<p>Look at these findings are you'd think that most people rising …

InterAct

Four fundamentals of workplace automation

As the automation of physical and knowledge work advances, many jobs will be redefined rather than eliminated—at least in the short term.<p><b>The</b> …

We Offered Unlimited Vacation For One Year. Here’s What We Learned.

One CEO explains why employees find unlimited vacation so valuable even though they aren’t taking more time off.<p>Unlimited vacation is still a hot topic among companies that are taking a fresh look at their benefits. Earlier this fall, Kickstarter axed its unlimited vacation policy, saying that it …

The Workplace

The 25 highest-paying non-desk jobs

It turns out you don't need an "office job" if you're after a high salary.<p>Some of the most lucrative careers in the US are non-desk jobs, according to an analysis of data provided by Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI), CareerBuilder's labor market data arm that pulls from over 90 government …

Employment

The Neverending Workday

A pervasive cultural norm of work devotion leaves many employees with little time for family, friends, or sleep.<p>A spate of suicides among employees of Wall Street firms has focused attention on the pact between white-collar ambition and endurance. Young male bankers, seemingly with very successful …

Wall Street
Costa Rica

Startups Use Jobbatical to Offer Digital Nomads Work Adventures

Digital nomads, as they’re called, are part of a growing niche of freelance writers, entrepreneurs, artists, and more. Rather than staying put and …

Small Business
Employee Engagement