Mindspace is a talent matching technology based on neuroscience, big data and machine learning. I took the survey to find out what it would tell me about myself. While I didn’t agree with all the results, it can act a a guide in determining your next career steps. Gooroo, a […]
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McKinsey estimated in a recent report that there could be an 18 million person shortage in the supply of high skill, college-educated workers by 2020. And that’s just advanced economies. If you add China, the shortfall could be as high as 35 million.
[credit provider=”Yepoka Yeebo / Business Insider” url=”http://www.yepokayeebo.com/”] Twitter has sort-of acquired another startup, Clutch.io, which makes software tools for building iPhone and iPad apps.We say “sort of” because here’s what Clutch.io’s Eric Florenzano and Eric Maguire wrote:
Yum! Brands is doing spectacularly well in China, especially with KFC and Pizza Hut, which now dominate the fast food market there. It may even be the most successful US consumer company in China right now, says Paul La Monica at CNN.
Are multinationals getting the best leadership and professional talent when they recruit in Brazil and other emerging markets? In one sense, yes: These companies can generally hire the most-expensive, best-educated graduates in these countries. But their high standards may actually be keeping multinationals from taking full advantage of the talent […]
[credit provider=”Elizabeth Weil” url=”http://yfrog.com/z/keejjaij”] Twitter has its own exchange program as a way to hold onto talent when it makes acquisitions, we’ve learned.Twitter employees have the option of making trips out to remote offices — like rotating from the San Francisco office to their New York office. Or anywhere else […]
[credit provider=”Esrah Boulton via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/helladopestuffofesrahs/4460489916/”] When hiring talent, many companies generally search for candidates with narrow, time-tested backgrounds. Hunting strictly in those familiar zones doesn’t ﬁnd everybody, however. When selectors apply such rules too tightly, lots of fascinating candidates on the fringe get overlooked. There’s no mechanism for considering […]
Morgan Stanley’s solution to prevent Goldman Sachs from taking their top talents: a promotion.
[credit provider=”Robert Scoble via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/scobleizer/2250735263/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] When is an acquisition not an acquisition? When Twitter’s involved, apparently.The microblogging company announced today that it had “acquired the team at Fluther, Inc.” Fluther makes a question-and-answer site, a popular category of Web startup as of late. (See Hunch or Quora for examples […]