Why your next work meeting should be a ‘walk-and-talk’

“…not all meetings are created equal, and the familiar fall-back of getting a group of people to sit around a conference table isn’t always the best way to solve problems or generate ideas. Meetings also compound the problem of spending hour-after-hour sitting down, which increases the risks of chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, some…

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Can We Really Test People for Potential?

“The most recent review of a century’s worth of research on selection methods, for example, found that tests of general mental ability (intelligence) are the best available predictors of job performance, especially when paired with an integrity test.” Reb Rebele (@rebrebele) is a senior research fellow for the Wharton People Analytics initiative at the University…

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Giving Notice – Important or Not?

Many people over their careers work for the same organization multiple times, sometimes by choice, often by acquisition or merger. How you leave can play a major role in whether or not you get the chance. These workers quit their jobs without two-weeks notice. Here’s what they did instead. (The Washington Post)

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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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