What’s the most important characteristic in a CEO?
Korn Ferry, the world’s largest…Continue
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In the mid-2000s, a key metric for customer service reps at Dell Computers was “handle time,” or the amount of time they would spend on the phone with a customer. The concept was it would encourage customer service reps to handle problems quickly.
What happened, though,…Continue
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Oregon coaches don’t believe in yelling at their players, leading some to wonder if they are insane. Credit: Ytoyoda, Wikipedia Commons
Monday night, Oregon lost college football’s national championship game to Ohio…Continue
What if I told you that 80 percent of a particular workforce thought they had a great understanding of what they were doing and what was expected of them. And…Continue
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The Vineyard Vines owners are quintessential dorky white guys, and they own it. Credit: Vineyard Vines
How can Vineyard Vines get away with charging $38 for a shirt with a …Continue
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2014 is about to end, here’s what changed from a hiring perspective.
The end of 2014 is near, and overall it has been a good year for the business world. While we still haven’t completely recovered from the “Great Recession”…Continue
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President Barack Obama has vowed to make the government “cool again” and enticing to work for, but numbers suggest otherwise. Credit: Wikipedia Commons
The average federal employee makes …Continue
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Glassdoor recently released its annual “Best Places to Work” list, based off of 800,000 anonymous evaluations completed in the past…Continue
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In 2012, Target…Continue
The Motley Fool, for those who don’t know, is essentially a news site…Continue
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There’s a new website called Cladwell that essentially serves as a personal shopper for men buying clothes. It’s pretty cool.
Cladwell asks you seven questions,…Continue
The HBO show Silicon Valley epitomizes the stereotypical millennial. Credit HBO
We’ve all heard it before.
They only wear skinny jeans and chubbies. They can’t…Continue
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United Technologies shocked the business world…Continue
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Earlier this year, Lyft drivers across the nation were experiencing a familiar phenomenon: they would pick up an Uber recruiter acting as a…Continue
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As you have probably noticed while filling up, gas prices are down. In fact, …Continue
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I know it isn’t even Thanksgiving yet, but for many businesses, it is time to figure out what to…Continue
Today is a pretty amazing day in the world.
The European version of NASA …Continue
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Human Growth Hormone (HGH) is among the most controversial drugs…Continue
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What do Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, our current president and Homer Simpson all have in common?
They've all worn the same outfit, pretty much every…Continue
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