Donatella Versace and Mark Cuban are the most outspoken advocates for it, but there’s a new trend going on in America: large companies wanting people to work for free.
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Aside from perhaps running for President of the United States, the most intense hiring process in America…Continue
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Google’s People Department (nicknamed POPS) is like no other Human Resources team on the planet. The group uses data to try to improve just about every aspect of their employees’ happiness, from pay structures and 401K plans to how long the lunch line should be.
Through its research,…Continue
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In their book, “How Google Works,” former Google bigwigs Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg write in a mostly even-keeled, helpful style. While it is certainly obvious that…Continue
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For the past six months, we’ve studied unique hiring processes at some of the most successful companies in America, from …Continue
Traveling on Southwest Airlines has the potential to be a pretty miserable experience.
There are no assigned seats and no…Continue
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Love them or hate them, here is a fact about Fox News that no pundit could dispute: they are killing the…Continue
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Titanic is just one example of James Cameron’s message to the world.
When you think about it, all the big James Cameron movies have the exact same premise.
In all of them, humans are either over-confident or…Continue
Jon Taffer is actually a pretty interesting man.
He invented …Continue
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If you are searching for a company that best exemplifies the future of hiring, look no further than…Continue
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There’s one word that keeps popping up in American government job postings that raises an eyebrow: required.
Just about every government job…Continue
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With its stock price increasing by 1,080 percent and sales jumping from $471 million to $3.2 billion …Continue
When hiring, it is sensible to hire the absolute best people, right? No matter what the cost, if you can get a star in the industry, it is worth it,…Continue
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Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.
The two men are among the most successful entrepreneurs of the past fifty years. Gates grew richer, becoming…Continue
There was an interesting fact this week in the Wall Street Journal: it is taking companies 25 days to fill vacant positions, a 13-year high.
This is shocking, considering the…Continue
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Each month, when the new jobs report is released, we are bombarded with news about the unemployment rate. And lately, the news has been mostly optimistic, with the unemployment rate slowly decreasing since its high of 10 percent in October of 2009.
But what’s not being talked about is what these new jobs are. Specifically, higher-paying jobs are being replaced with lower-paying jobs, and while American…Continue
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It is simple, basic behavioral psychology, right? A dog does what you want, you give them a bone. A person does what you want, you give them $100. Or some recognition, like Employee of the Month.
But, believe it or not, there…Continue
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Every organization in America, no matter how big or how small, is only as strong as the people who work there. In fact, …Continue
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What’s the most critical aspect of consistently hiring great people?
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Today, if we are being honest, many companies aren’t treating most job applicants like humans.
And it isn’t the fault of the companies. With the…Continue
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