From 3D printers to smart data.
Many jobs can be done from anywhere. All a worker needs is a computer and reliable WiFi, perhaps from a nearby coffee shop. But the world is big! How does one choose where to live while carrying out their geographically-agnostic work? Enter NomadList.io, a crowdsourced collection of cities around the […]
Managing a staff of remote workers that clock in from home may be the way of the future for many small businesses. Why? Remote working makes for happier, more efficient employees. Plus, it has the potential to slash the overhead costs of running a business. And with more job roles […]
Feminism is elitism.
"Applying their tradesman-like skills to blueprints laid down by others."
Though they have a longstanding place in the corporate world, today resumes are becoming less and less effective. Sure, resumes may look great, and make great promises, but they are rife with embellishments.
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” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=dVU57kWfdqQ”] When Princeton professor Anne-Marie Slaughter published an essay in The Atlantic titled, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” in July 2012, she touched a nerve across generations and among both men and women, setting off a renewed public debate on women’s progress and work-life balance.Slaughter recently visited campus as […]
Computers have been around for a while. For a long time though, nobody could say if they were doing us any good or not. As economist Robert Solow put it in 1987, “You can see the computer age everywhere but in the productivity statistics.”
[credit provider=”quinn.anya via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/quinnanya/4769785363/”] Hiring managers confess that nearly 50 per cent of new employees do not fulfil their job obligations in the first 18 months of employment based on research conducted by Leadership IQ.Experts estimate that this type of bad hiring decision can cost your company as much […]
[credit provider=”Courtesy of Philip Anema” url=”http://philipanema.com”] Most law firms bill clients by the hour. It’s been this way for decades. But the system is fundamentally flawed: It rewards employees for being unproductive.Social enterprise attorney Kyle Westaway is trying to change that. He works out of his Brooklyn loft and has found […]
[credit provider=”PSFK” url=”http://www.psfk.com/”] The office of the future is going to look a lot different than it does today.PSFK Labs, a trends and workplace consultancy with clients including Apple, BMW and Nike, just published a new report, The Future Of The Workplace, that predicts how this will look.
[credit provider=”Julie Bort/Business Insider”] Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com’s cofounder and CEO is clearly a visionary. He got that way because of Steve Jobs, he told a group of journalists attending his company’s annual Dreamforce conference in San Francisco this week.And with Jobs gone, the job of visionary falls more heavily on […]
[credit provider=”Julie Bort/Business Insider”] Cisco’s Dave Evans could have the best job in Silicon Valley, and maybe beyond.He plays with the latest new gadgets and tech. He hobnobs with scientists. And then predicts the future.
Microsoft spends over $9 billion on research and some of that money goes toward pretty cool things like putting Skype on wheels.
Atlassian is announcing a new chairman today: Doug Burgum, the founder of Great Plains Software.
[credit provider=”Continuum” url=”http://continuuminnovation.com/Team/Lara-Lee.aspx”] Big data is a hot young technology but it can really send a company down the wrong track, warns Lara Lee, COO of product-design company Continuum.Continuum is a 200-person, 30-year old Boston firm responsible for products like Procter & Gamble’s Swiffer, the One Laptop Per Child laptop, […]