Jeff Bezos wants this before he hires you!

“One of his mottos was that every time we hired someone, he or she should raise the bar for the next hire, so that the overall talent pool was always improving,” says Nicholas Lovejoy, Amazon’s fifth employee.   https://www.inc.com/jt-odonnell/amazons-ceo-demands-this-one-thing-in-a-job-interview-and-most-do-it-wrong.html

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Would you let your employer implant a microchip in your hand?

“We foresee the use of RFID technology to drive everything from making purchases in our office break room market, opening doors, use of copy machines, logging into our office computers, unlocking phones, sharing business cards, storing medical/health information, and used as payment at other RFID terminals,” https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/08/microchip-in-your-hand-rfid-32m/

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How to Keep Perceived Bias from Holding Back High-Potential Employees

When talented people from diverse backgrounds fail to rise in a company, there are three powerful solutions: having more inclusive team leaders, more diversity among the top leadership, and better sponsorship practices.by Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Ripa Rashid, and Laura Sherbin  https://www.strategy-business.com/article/How-to-Keep-Perceived-Bias-from-Holding-Back-High-Potential-Employees?gko=a8740  

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Putting Humanity First in Our Organizations

“Globalization and increased diversity in the workplace also require a human focus if we are to create environments where as many employees as possible contribute to the fullest extent of their abilities.” Eric J. McNulty, Director of research at the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative shares his thoughts on today’s organizations.  https://www.strategy-business.com/blog/Putting-Humanity-First-in-Our-Organizations?gko=3c982

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Why ‘dress to impress’

“Studies have shown that wearing nice clothes in the office can affect the way people perceive you, how confident you’re feeling, and even how you’re able to think abstractly.”  writes Dennis Green, a reporter with Business Insider.  https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/08/why-dress-to-impress-is-the-career-advice-you-should-be-following/

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The Strategy Lessons of a Long Hike

“The brightness of big goals has a way of blinding their owners to the realities of great strategy.”  Ken Favaro, the lead principal of act2, shares his insights in this article published in Strategy & Business.  http://www.strategy-business.com/blog/The-Strategy-Lessons-of-a-Long-Hike?gko=d5b62&utm_source=itw&utm_medium=20161101&utm_campaign=respA

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