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    1. 7 Counterintuitive Tips For Beating Procrastination

      7 Counterintuitive Tips For Beating Procrastination

      Dr. Joseph Ferrari, a psychologist at DePaul University in Chicago and an expert on procrastination, estimates that 20% of Americans are chronic procrastinators. "They delay at home, work, school, and in relationships," he tells the American Psychological Association. "We are a nation of 'doers,' but we are also, like people from other industrialized nations, a people of 'waiters'."

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      Mentions: Chicago Nike
    2. Journalist Gets Hacked While Writing Apple-FBI Story

      Journalist Gets Hacked While Writing Apple-FBI Story

      On a recent American Airlines flight from Dallas to Raleigh, journalist Steven Petrow decided to get some work done on a story he was writing about the potential impact on ordinary Americans of the battle between Apple and the FBI over creating a tool that will allow the FBI to access virtually any iPhone. The feud has divided the public, lawmakers, and tech CEOs over a person’s right to privacy versus the need for national security.

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      Mentions: Apple Inc. FBI Dallas
    3. How Paid Re-Entry Programs Can Get More Women In Tech

      How Paid Re-Entry Programs Can Get More Women In Tech

      Seven global engineering and tech companies (IBM, Intel, General Motors, Booz Allen Hamilton, Cummins, Caterpillar, and Johnson Controls) are piloting re-entry, paid internship programs for people who have taken career breaks of two years or longer. These organizations plan to offer some of these interns permanent positions when the 12-week program ends.

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    4. How The Most Persistent People Stay Motivated | Fast Company

      How The Most Persistent People Stay Motivated | Fast Company

      There is an art to staying motivated, especially when it involves developing new habits, breaking old patterns, or being persistent when all of the odds appear to be against you. We interviewed an award-winning author, a woman who lost 157 pounds, and an entrepreneur about how they kept their eye on the prize . . . especially when that goal was not within reach.

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    5. How Freelancers Can Plan For Parental Leave

      How Freelancers Can Plan For Parental Leave

      Being self-employed has lots of appealing upsides like a casual wardrobe and flexible hours, but lack of paid leave is one huge downside. Few know that better than freelancers trying to engineer their own maternity leaves. With steady pay a challenge for freelancers even during the best of times, maternity leaves are difficult to plan for because of the unpredictability and also length of time away.

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    6. How Freelancers Can Plan For Parental Leave

      How Freelancers Can Plan For Parental Leave

      Being self-employed has lots of appealing upsides like a casual wardrobe and flexible hours, but lack of paid leave is one huge downside. Few know that better than freelancers trying to engineer their own maternity leaves. With steady pay a challenge for freelancers even during the best of times, maternity leaves are difficult to plan for because of the unpredictability and also length of time away.

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    7. Why These 4 Companies Are Getting Serious About Their Employer Brands

      Why These 4 Companies Are Getting Serious About Their Employer Brands

      If you aren’t familiar with the concept of "employer branding," here’s the basic overview: it’s when companies showcase what it’s like to work for them in order to attract the right talent. HR specialists and recruiters have been embracing this concept for years on platforms like Glassdoor and LinkedIn. Until recently, that strategy has been directed mainly at job seekers. But now some companies are starting to use their employer brands to appeal to customers, too.

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      Mentions: UPS
    8. Why These 4 Companies Are Getting Serious About Their Employer Brands

      Why These 4 Companies Are Getting Serious About Their Employer Brands

      If you aren’t familiar with the concept of "employer branding," here’s the basic overview: it’s when companies showcase what it’s like to work for them in order to attract the right talent. HR specialists and recruiters have been embracing this concept for years on platforms like Glassdoor and LinkedIn. Until recently, that strategy has been directed mainly at job seekers. But now some companies are starting to use their employer brands to appeal to customers, too.

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      Mentions: UPS
    9. Why These 4 Companies Are Getting Serious About Their Employer Brands

      Why These 4 Companies Are Getting Serious About Their Employer Brands

      If you aren’t familiar with the concept of "employer branding," here’s the basic overview: it’s when companies showcase what it’s like to work for them in order to attract the right talent. HR specialists and recruiters have been embracing this concept for years on platforms like Glassdoor and LinkedIn. Until recently, that strategy has been directed mainly at job seekers. But now some companies are starting to use their employer brands to appeal to customers, too.

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      Mentions: UPS
    10. How To Be Your Most Productive On Planes, Trains, And Automobiles | Fast Company

      How To Be Your Most Productive On Planes, Trains, And Automobiles | Fast Company

      Matt Nichols and Jon Blotner travel a lot for work. In their prior jobs (at Google and Bain & Company, respectively), both got into the habit of working as efficiently as possible while on the road. Now that the two work together at the jewelry company Gemvara, where Nichols is CEO and Blotner is president, they’ve honed an even finer science of which types of work activities best suit the particular circumstances of their travel.

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    11. Why Having A Female CEO Doesn't Guarantee Work-Life Balance

      Why Having A Female CEO Doesn't Guarantee Work-Life Balance

      Women working at companies that focus on gender equality, work-life balance, and provide generous maternity leave policies report the highest levels of job satisfaction, so you might assume that working for a company with a female CEO would guarantee a work environment that supports women. Not necessarily. New research from the women's career site FairyGodBoss reveals that having a female CEO might not be enough for a company to create a work environment that is supportive to women.

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    12. Why Having A Female CEO Doesn't Guarantee Work-Life Balance | Fast Company

      Why Having A Female CEO Doesn't Guarantee Work-Life Balance | Fast Company

      Women working at companies that focus on gender equality, work-life balance, and provide generous maternity leave policies report the highest levels of job satisfaction, so you might assume that working for a company with a female CEO would guarantee a work environment that supports women. Not necessarily. New research from the women's career site FairyGodBoss reveals that having a female CEO might not be enough for a company to create a work environment that is supportive to women.

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    13. Why The FBI Chose To Try The Apple Encryption Case In The Media

      Why The FBI Chose To Try The Apple Encryption Case In The Media

      Cases like this are usually held under seal in national security courts like the FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) courts, so the public never knows about the proceedings and outcomes, points out Peter Y. Fu, an attorney in the cyber risk management group at Cooper Levenson in Atlantic City, New Jersey. But the court in which the FBI won its order is a public court — a federal district court in the Central District of California.

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    14. New App Wants To Make Peace Between Trump Supporters And Latinos

      New App Wants To Make Peace Between Trump Supporters And Latinos

      Checking your Facebook during an election year can be like getting thrust into a war zone where some of your closest friends and family are—inexplicably—fighting for the other side. And we all know how well personal politics plays out on social media: No one ever gets hot-headed, confuses opinions with facts, or accuses someone on the other side of being stupid and not truly understanding the situation, right?

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    15. Bill Gates Sides With FBI, Says Apple Should Unlock That iPhone

      Bill Gates Sides With FBI, Says Apple Should Unlock That iPhone

      Microsoft cofounder told the Financial Times. "It is no different than [the question of] should anybody ever have been able to tell the phone company to get information, should anybody be able to get at bank records. Let's say the bank had tied a ribbon round the disk drive and said ‘don't make me cut this ribbon because you'll make me cut it many times’." But now it appears that Gates's assertion that law enforcement is asking Apple to unlock an iPhone only in this particular case is incorrect.

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    16. Yes, Even CEOs Need To Use Social Media--And They Need To Do It Well

      Yes, Even CEOs Need To Use Social Media--And They Need To Do It Well

      These days, it’s a rarity to find someone who’s not on Facebook—unless that someone happens to be a Fortune 500 CEO. A new analysis from CEO.com shows that the heads of the planet’s most powerful companies still view social media as a distraction, if not an outright liability. A full 61% have no social media presence at all. Even those who are on Twitter, Facebook, and other networks rarely join the conversation. Consumer trends, meanwhile are heading in exactly the opposite direction.

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    17. This Is What Paid Leave Looks Like In Every U.S. State

      This Is What Paid Leave Looks Like In Every U.S. State

      Marco Rubio has a plan for paid parental leave. The fact that this isn’t something you might expect from a conservative Republican running for president makes it a pretty good indicator of how popular the idea has become. According to one survey last year, two-thirds of Americans think employers should have to give new parents paid time off to care for their child, a belief shared by majorities of Democrats, Republicans, and Independents.

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    18. Mark Zuckerberg: Soon, The Majority Of Content We Consume Will Be Video | Fast Company

      Mark Zuckerberg: Soon, The Majority Of Content We Consume Will Be Video | Fast Company

      As expected, Mark Zuckerberg was quick to support Apple in its ongoing standoff with the FBI during his keynote address Monday at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This came as little surprise: Facebook already published a statement pledging its support for Apple last week, along with other prominent tech leaders. But that wasn't all Zuckerberg said today—he also described the types of content he is excited to continue exploring at Facebook, like virtual reality and video content.

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    19. Researchers Urge Caution: Blood Drops From The Same Person Can Differ Greatly

      Researchers Urge Caution: Blood Drops From The Same Person Can Differ Greatly

      For a growing number of medical startups, the holy grail is to develop technology that can diagnose hundreds of diseases with a single drop of blood. Many people are squeamish about getting their blood drawn by traditional methods, such as inserting a long needle into a vein. And in developing countries, health clinics are eager for "lab on a chip" diagnostics that can be done without piercing a vein. But researchers are finding myriad challenges with relying on a single blood drop.

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    20. Crisis Text Line Is Opening Its Treasure Trove Of Data To Researchers | Fast Company

      Crisis Text Line Is Opening Its Treasure Trove Of Data To Researchers | Fast Company

      Crisis Text Line (CTL) is sitting on a massive amount of data that, analyzed, could help save lives. Since its launch in 2013, the nonprofit has received more than 13 million text messages from people, mostly teens, from all over the country who need help in their moment of darkness. Users can text any time, about anything, from self-harm to romantic relationships, family issues to eating disorders, and get an immediate response from a live crisis counselor.

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    21. Amazon Now Requires You To Spend $49 For Free Shipping

      Amazon Now Requires You To Spend $49 For Free Shipping

      Amazon has upped its free shipping minimum for non-Prime members again, from $35 to $49 for an order to qualify. The company last did so in 2013, when it increased the number from $25 to $35. Customers who buy books that Amazon deems eligible, however, can score free shipping with an order of just $25. Prime members, of course, can still get free two-day shipping for most products, a perk that is included in the $99 U.S. subscription.

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      Mentions: Amazon.com
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