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Incubating The Next Generation Of Minority Tech Talent

Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr. | Posted 06.30.2016 | Technology
Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr.

As individuals, organizations, and governments continue to focus on developing new solutions to help solve our world's most challenging problems, tech incubators have become an important tool to help spur innovation.

How to Scale a Growing Organization

Quora | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business
Quora

What are the most difficult things to scale in a growing organization? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling q...

Why Healthier Companies Are Better Companies

AJ Agrawal | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

Companies with healthier leadership and employees tend to work more cohesively together. The office is lively and co-workers mingle well together. Emp...

10 Worst Companies To Work For

24/7 Wall St. | Casey Williams | Posted 06.10.2016 | Business

This article was originally published on 24/7 Wall St. Keeping employees happy can only improve a company’s bottom line. Employee satisfaction can ...

What Went Wrong With Yahoo Labs?

Quora | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Quora

What went wrong with Yahoo Labs? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with u...

5 Awesome Beauty Brands That Reward You For Recycling

Teen Vogue | Posted 04.27.2016 | Style
Teen Vogue

For Teen Vogue, by Christa Joanna Lee. Photo: Courtesy of Lush In honor of Earth Day this month, it's the perfect time to think about the ways...

PLCs? We Need PBCs!

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

It was poor advice from the famous economist Milton Friedman that the only duty of a corporation is to maximize its return on investment. Instead, Ell...

4 Charts that Explain Climate Actions from Cities and Companies

Angel Hsu | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
Angel Hsu

As more than 160 leaders gather in New York City for Earth Day's largely symbolic Paris Climate Agreement signing, critical support from companies, investors, civil society and sub-national governments, including cities and regions, should not be forgotten.

Writing Your Blurb or Bio: The Essential Points

O'Brien Browne | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

In today's hyper-connected world in which we are daily bombarded with electronic, auditory, written and visual signals and images, the average person grants someone presenting their blurb perhaps 10 to 20 seconds to grab their attention.

Fortune 500's biggest gamble: Allowing gut instincts to drive hiring decisions

Laura Mather | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Laura Mather

The "Happiness Code" examines ways that behavioral economics is being used to help individuals reinvent the way they approach everyday and long-term p...

Project Manager That's State of the Art

Ella Thuiner | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Ella Thuiner

A project manager must keep a focus on practicality, no matter if he/she plans, manages or reports. The complexity and inter-connectedness of today's ...

Dear Companies: You Say You Embrace Diversity But Do You Really?

Sofia Katsali | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Sofia Katsali

My dear Weird Company: if it's unpaid, it's not an internship. It's volunteering.

Virtual Project Managers as an Innovation for Managing Operational Risks

Ella Thuiner | Posted 12.29.2015 | Technology
Ella Thuiner

Future project managers will work on a virtual basis that enables them to better focus on what matters as well as to monitor and control operational risks mindfully. The picture below shall illustrate the business-related processes behind a financial instrument (for instance, as used by hedge funds).

16 Companies That Did The Right Thing For Parents In 2015

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 12.23.2015 | Business

It's been a banner year for parental leave. In 2015, reality set in: It makes zero sense that the United States remains the only developed country wit...

The Office of the Future Is Weirder Than We Can Imagine

Blake Zalcberg | Posted 12.14.2015 | Business
Blake Zalcberg

As we think about the office of the future, it's important that we allow ourselves to sound a little bizarre. The office of 2045 is more likely to be outlandish than it is to be similar to the office of today.

The 10 Companies That Pay Americans The Least

24/7 Wall St. | Jenny Che | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business

Amid soaring corporate profits and stagnating worker wages in the past decade, growing numbers of low-wage workers are demanding higher pay. In the wa...

A Radical Movement in Corporate America: How Heart-Centered Meditation Can Change The Game

Tova Payne | Posted 08.20.2016 | Business
Tova Payne

Compassion-based meditation is healthy all around: within the workforce it facilitates more harmonious relationships and it supports inner calm from any life challenges that could hold you back from being fully present at work

The Art of Getting Promoted: Subtle, Systematic, Sophisticated and Strategic

O'Brien Browne | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Many employees, regardless if they hold an executive, middle management or assistant job assume that all they have to do to get promoted is work hard, be loyal and have the appropriate qualifications; in short, they behave as if promotions were automatic.

Young and Entrepreneurial: How 24 Year Old Study Notes Founder Feross Aboukhadijeh Stumbled Upon Viral Success

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

Millions of students have visited the Study Notes website to find reviewers for their AP exams, answer practice questions and go through college essays that were written by students who have made it to their dream schools.

Young and Entrepreneurial: Brian Clark's Transformation From General Electric IT Guy to Serial Hackathon Winner and Entrepreneur

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

With the demand for Computer Science (CS) graduates rising, a lot of CS students have a choice, whether to work for a big and established tech company or take the plunge in a startup or build your own startup.

Retailers, Don't Miss This Change to Facebook

Melanie Curtin | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Melanie Curtin

If you're a retailer and you target Millennials, it's time to take note. This new Facebook feature could be a game changer.

Rankings, Benchmarks, Reporting and More: Motivating Action on Business and Human Rights

Amol Mehra | Posted 04.28.2015 | Impact
Amol Mehra

Civil society groups, investors and even some companies and governments, have recognized that change was, at best, too slow, and they have engaged in myriad efforts to motivate action regarding business' respect for human rights.

Three Companies That Have Moved Out of Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 04.19.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

A lot of Illinoisans, including Gov. Bruce Rauner, have come out in favor of beefing up Illinois' business climate in order to in turn improve the finances of the state and of individual Illinoisans.

People Leave Bad Bosses, Not Companies: Here's Why

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Paula Davis-Laack

People crave good leadership, and when it doesn't measure up, good employees leave and companies lose lots of money and valuable talent.

Why Europe Is Doing the Ice Bucket Challenge With a Glass of Water

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 12.06.2014 | World
Gemma Godfrey

ECB President Mario Draghi has been highly effective with his words alone -- moving markets with speeches and little action. However, by doing so he has also set the bar high and expectations for action are becoming the norm.