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3 Companies That Show the Human Touch Still Matters in Tech

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Shane Paul Neil

If you've tried to hire an app developer lately, you've likely noticed a growing problem in the field. The demand for talented software developers far...

Is Big Data Killing The Humanity In Our Companies?

Dov Seidman | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business
Dov Seidman

Unless you've been cryogenically frozen for the last 16 years, you've probably noticed how radically our world has been reshaped by ever-expanding technology. Perhaps no part of our world, however, has embraced this shift as fully as business.

How Data Can Level the Playing Field

Laura Mather | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics
Laura Mather

A century ago, instead of debating the merits of a female candidate, women were fighting for suffrage itself.

Working With Freelancers: 4 Steps For Success

Rishon Blumberg | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Rishon Blumberg

Over the course of placing hundreds of freelancers in contract positions at some of the biggest and smallest companies in the world, I've observed that certain companies know how to work with freelancers more effectively than others.

Why Getting a Job Is Like Selling a House

Mark Wayman | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Mark Wayman

Although my articles are targeted at more senior executives, most of these points apply to all levels. Not here to judge or criticize. The only purpose is to communicate what Executive Recruiters and hiring companies look for in top executive candidates.

Empathy: One of the Keys to My Business Success

Gary Vaynerchuk | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Gary Vaynerchuk

Empathy. It's one of the biggest things to which I attribute my success. It's the reason I believe that I am one of the great salespeople out there. What a lot of people don't understand about empathy is that it's not just about being caring, but it's also the ability to understand people.

The Ambition of a Human-Based Company

Gary Vaynerchuk | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Gary Vaynerchuk

About a year ago, when James Orsini joined VaynerMedia as our Chief Integration Officer (CIO), he was amazed at how low our voluntary turnover rate was. "What are we doing?" he asked me. My response? "We are an HR-driven organization."

Making Billions

Marc Prine | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Marc Prine

While artistic license is taken within the show, Billions puts psychology in the workplace front and center. One thing is clear, management sciences are here and based on the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the I-O psychology will see a 20 percent growth in the next decade.

You Need a Coaching Habit

Michael Bungay Stanier | Posted 04.27.2016 | Home
Michael Bungay Stanier

The essence of coaching lies in helping others and unlocking their potential. But I'm sure you're already committed to being helpful, and that hasn't led to your coaching more often. So let's look at why coaching others helps you.

What I've Learned From 30 Days of Videoconferencing

Cameron Craig | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Cameron Craig

I recently joined a company where the majority of meetings are videoconferences. Sure, I've used videoconferencing at other jobs before but it was usu...

CEO Talk: Robert Hogan, Hogan Assessment

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Lan Anh Vu

Robert Hogan is the founder and president of Hogan Assessment, which advises organizations on hiring the right people, developing key talent, and eval...

The "A" Candidate: Without Integrity, It Does Not Matter How Brilliant or Talented You Are

Mark Wayman | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Mark Wayman

My name is Mark Wayman, and for the last twelve years I have owned an Executive Recruiting firm focused on gaming and high tech. Compensation starts a...

Gratitude - Now is the Time

Charles J. Alaimo | Posted 04.25.2016 | Fifty
Charles J. Alaimo

This week we heard of another passing of a music icon; Prince. The passing of someone like Prince, and David Bowie earlier this year, is that they had...

Leading Teams: You Can Deliver Bad News to Your Team Without Crushing Them

Michael S Solomon | Posted 04.22.2016 | Business
Michael S Solomon

Our job and the job of our tech consultants that we contract out to the world's best and most innovative companies, is to shoot straight. This often requires addressing issues and problems that people would rather leave uncovered.

Predictions for the Future: Fragmented Jobs and Me Driving My Son Everywhere, Forever

Rose Stanley | Posted 04.21.2016 | Business
Rose Stanley

In a little less than a month, my son is turning 16. Interestingly, getting his driver's license doesn't seem to have the same appeal for him that it did for me when I was his age (we don't need to talk about how long ago that was).

CEOs & CFOs: Do Better with Less by Leveraging VoIP

Ed Wynn | Posted 04.21.2016 | Business
Ed Wynn

Too often, technology executives face the same tired paradox: Do more with less. Especially with IT and telecom technologies, this paradox translates...

On Descending Company Cultures and the Importance of a Healthy Organizational Culture

Dr. Michelle Rozen | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Dr. Michelle Rozen

The goal of enhancing company culture should be at the heart of every organization. We often see a company's culture as its personality, and as a resu...

6 Tips for Managing Contract Tech Talent

Michael S Solomon | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Michael S Solomon

Working with contractors can make a lot of sense for companies of all sizes. Sometimes the full-time hiring process takes too long.

Benefits Gone Wild

Ed Lawler | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Ed Lawler

Corporation after corporation is adding benefits and perks to their employee reward packages. There was a time when there was a standard list of benefits and forms of cash compensation that most companies used.

Independent Contractors -- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

In the nearly two decades that I have been advising small business owners, I can't count the number of times the problems faced by the organization involved misclassification of staff as independent contractors (IC) instead of employees.

Three Key Factors in Getting Your Resume Noticed by Google

Quora | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business
Quora

How can an average programmer get their resume noticed by Google? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questi...

How to Diffuse an Anger Bomb in the Workplace

Dr. Michelle Rozen | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Dr. Michelle Rozen

Dealing with rage from one of your co workers or employees? Handling rage in the workplace will require you to let go of any impulsive instincts that you may sense crawling up your spine, and to use your emotional intelligence.

The Myth of the Tech Talent Shortage

Michael S Solomon | Posted 04.08.2016 | Technology
Michael S Solomon

If companies were making offers to technologists that were commensurate with what they pay their attorneys, I think we would find the supposed "tech shortage" would rapidly disappear for those companies.

Want To Be Successful? Here's The One Thing You'll Need

Dave Bookbinder | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Dave Bookbinder

Why do some really smart people fail where other, less intelligent people succeed? Because being smart isn't enough. Sure, talent and skill are...

Does Mindfulness Mean You Are Perfect? A Meditation

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 04.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Elias, MS

What is perfection? And who needs to be perfect? Who and what defines perfection and by what and whose standards? And besides, who is the who, who i...