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    1. Five Steps To Getting Rehired By A Former Employer

      Five Steps To Getting Rehired By A Former Employer

      After eight years, Mike Montour left New York City-based LivePerson, Inc., a 1,200-person provider of mobile and online messaging services, for a startup where he had the opportunity to launch and build a sales team. Roughly two and a half years later, that startup "wasn’t doing well," and a former colleague suggested he come back. LivePerson has rehired roughly a dozen former employees in the past year. They are not alone.

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      Mentions: New York
    2. Five Steps To Getting Rehired By A Former Employer

      Five Steps To Getting Rehired By A Former Employer

      After eight years, Mike Montour left New York City-based LivePerson, Inc., a 1,200-person provider of mobile and online messaging services, for a startup where he had the opportunity to launch and build a sales team. Roughly two and a half years later, that startup "wasn’t doing well," and a former colleague suggested he come back. LivePerson has rehired roughly a dozen former employees in the past year. They are not alone.

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      Mentions: New York
    3. Why Learning To Code Won't Save Your Job

      Why Learning To Code Won't Save Your Job

      Looking for job security in the knowledge economy? Just learn to code. At least, that’s what we’ve been telling young professionals and mid-career workers alike who want to hack it in the modern workforce—in fact, it’s advice I’ve given myself. And judging by the proliferation of coding schools and bootcamps we’ve seen over the past few years, not a few have eagerly heeded that instruction, thinking they’re shoring up their livelihoods in the process.

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      Mentions: India Google China
    4. Why A Negative Work Culture Is Better Than No Culture At All

      Why A Negative Work Culture Is Better Than No Culture At All

      Organizational culture is meant to be a set of values, mission, and goals that are unique to each company. The quote "culture eats strategy for breakfast," usually attributed to Peter Drucker, is often cited to show how integral culture is to a company's success. The bigger a company gets, the greater the need for a concerted effort from upper management to keep culture intact—weak infrastructure risks breaking it down.

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    5. Three Counterproductive Myths About Corporate Culture

      Three Counterproductive Myths About Corporate Culture

      Just last week, Samsung announced that it's overhauling its corporate culture, trading in a traditional, big-company atmosphere for a more startup-y vibe. It will have no shortage of views and opinions to draw on for guidance. We're arguably hearing more about work cultures than ever before—from what motivates employees and spurs innovation to the best ways to scale a culture as your company grows.

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      Mentions: Samsung
    6. Three Counterproductive Myths About Corporate Culture

      Three Counterproductive Myths About Corporate Culture

      Just last week, Samsung announced that it's overhauling its corporate culture, trading in a traditional, big-company atmosphere for a more startup-y vibe. It will have no shortage of views and opinions to draw on for guidance. We're arguably hearing more about work cultures than ever before—from what motivates employees and spurs innovation to the best ways to scale a culture as your company grows.

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      Mentions: Samsung
    7. Why Target Is Fast-Tracking Food Innovation

      Why Target Is Fast-Tracking Food Innovation

      Here's a dirty little secret about the food business: An apple you pick up at your local supermarket is, on average, 14 months old. By the time you sink your teeth into it, it has lost most of its nutritional value. The thing is, most consumers are not aware of this. "People think they're buying a healthy snack," says Greg Shewmaker, an entrepreneur-in-residence at Target who is helping the retail giant reposition itself amid quickly evolving consumer mores around healthy food.

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      Mentions: Mexico Boston Dubai
    8. How To Push Forward When Your Skills Have Plateaued

      How To Push Forward When Your Skills Have Plateaued

      The path of least resistance? Chances are you're strolling up it right now. Don't blame yourself; as humans, our natural tendency is to seek security and minimize risk. We instinctually build comfort zones around ourselves and fiercely defend them, usually without even realizing it. That might be a shrewd survival tactic, but it's a recipe for inertia. In order to succeed, we need to continuously improve our skills, using what we already know in order to figure out things we don't.

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    9. How To Push Forward When Your Skills Have Plateaued

      How To Push Forward When Your Skills Have Plateaued

      The path of least resistance? Chances are you're strolling up it right now. Don't blame yourself; as humans, our natural tendency is to seek security and minimize risk. We instinctually build comfort zones around ourselves and fiercely defend them, usually without even realizing it. That might be a shrewd survival tactic, but it's a recipe for inertia. In order to succeed, we need to continuously improve our skills, using what we already know in order to figure out things we don't.

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    10. Seven Ways To Recover After Getting Sidetracked

      Seven Ways To Recover After Getting Sidetracked

      Maybe it's the persistent ding of social media alerts or the unending stream of "urgent" emails. Or maybe it's the cubicle mate who conducts every call on speakerphone. Distractions are everywhere. How can we get any work done when there are so many ways to get sidetracked? The answer is that most of us aren’t accomplishing as much as we could be.

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    11. Seven Ways To Recover After Getting Sidetracked

      Seven Ways To Recover After Getting Sidetracked

      Maybe it's the persistent ding of social media alerts or the unending stream of "urgent" emails. Or maybe it's the cubicle mate who conducts every call on speakerphone. Distractions are everywhere. How can we get any work done when there are so many ways to get sidetracked? The answer is that most of us aren’t accomplishing as much as we could be.

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    12. Seven Ways To Recover After Getting Sidetracked

      Seven Ways To Recover After Getting Sidetracked

      Maybe it's the persistent ding of social media alerts or the unending stream of "urgent" emails. Or maybe it's the cubicle mate who conducts every call on speakerphone. Distractions are everywhere. How can we get any work done when there are so many ways to get sidetracked? The answer is that most of us aren’t accomplishing as much as we could be.

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    13. Whisper's Master Of Content Moderation Is A Machine

      Whisper's Master Of Content Moderation Is A Machine

      When people are granted anonymity on the Internet, does that make them more likely to behave in a way that's sincere, constructive, and uplifting, or trollish, disgusting, or even dangerous? You could spend hours debating that question, but one thing is pretty clear: even if the nice anonymous people dramatically outnumber the sketchy ones, even a few troublemakers can ruin it for everybody. (Hey, that's often precisely what they're trying to do.)

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      Mentions: Utah Philippines
    14. The Quick-Start Guide To Social Media For Time-Strapped Execs

      The Quick-Start Guide To Social Media For Time-Strapped Execs

      Last month, I wrote an article here at Fast Company pointing out that more than half of Fortune 500 CEOs have no social media presence whatsoever, which means they're leaving on the table a huge opportunity to connect with customers and employees. That article was shared more than 4,000 times on social media in the first 48 hours. My own Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook streams have exploded with thousands of comments on the subject.

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    15. The Quick-Start Guide To Social Media For Time-Strapped Execs

      The Quick-Start Guide To Social Media For Time-Strapped Execs

      Last month, I wrote an article here at Fast Company pointing out that more than half of Fortune 500 CEOs have no social media presence whatsoever, which means they're leaving on the table a huge opportunity to connect with customers and employees. That article was shared more than 4,000 times on social media in the first 48 hours. My own Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook streams have exploded with thousands of comments on the subject.

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    16. 6 Lessons From Building A Media Empire

      6 Lessons From Building A Media Empire

      Her New York City-based talent management and production company Monami Entertainment, LLC executive produces the TV show Love & Hip-Hop and manages musicians, including Missy Elliott. She's part owner along with Nicki Minaj of Myx Fusions Moscato. Scott-Young also has a publishing deal with Simon & Schuster and will soon announce a new line of fashion and accessories.

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    17. 6 Lessons From Building A Media Empire

      6 Lessons From Building A Media Empire

      Her New York City-based talent management and production company Monami Entertainment, LLC executive produces the TV show Love & Hip-Hop and manages musicians, including Missy Elliott. She's part owner along with Nicki Minaj of Myx Fusions Moscato. Scott-Young also has a publishing deal with Simon & Schuster and will soon announce a new line of fashion and accessories.

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    18. Why This Tech Company Starts New Hires On Fridays (And Why You Should, Too) | Fast Company

      Why This Tech Company Starts New Hires On Fridays (And Why You Should, Too) | Fast Company

      If it seems like everyone is grumpier at the beginning of the workweek, it might not be your imagination. Mondays are tough even when you like your job, and a new report published in the Journal of Applied Psychology suggests that negativity can be as contagious among coworkers as any illness. Starting a new job on a Monday just might add to the day’s stress, and that’s why an Austin-based tech company decided to flip the hiring process and start all new employees on a Friday.

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    19. Why Learning To Code Won't Save Your Job

      Why Learning To Code Won't Save Your Job

      Looking for job security in the knowledge economy? Just learn to code. At least, that’s what we’ve been telling young professionals and mid-career workers alike who want to hack it in the modern workforce—in fact, it’s advice I’ve given myself. And judging by the proliferation of coding schools and bootcamps we’ve seen over the past few years, not a few have eagerly heeded that instruction, thinking they’re shoring up their livelihoods in the process.

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      Mentions: India Google China
    20. Four Mental Habits Of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

      Four Mental Habits Of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

      Every entrepreneur faces challenges, but only some do so successfully—and there's no shortage of theories as to why. Some experts point to others to "mental toughness." However you choose to categorize them, the habits of mind that successful entrepreneurs often cultivate does seem to set them apart. Here are four of the most essential. Many people have what psychologists refer to as an external "locus of control."

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    21. 9 Methods For Embracing Uncertainty

      9 Methods For Embracing Uncertainty

      Change is the word of the year and of the decade—and never before has it been more certain than for the entrepreneur. It is not uncommon for everything in your business to be modified: the logo, the website, the revenue model, the brand, the team…. Getting good at change is the most important skill to develop, yet, we’ve never really been taught how to manage it. So, are there ways to make it any easier?

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    22. 9 Methods For Embracing Uncertainty

      9 Methods For Embracing Uncertainty

      Change is the word of the year and of the decade—and never before has it been more certain than for the entrepreneur. It is not uncommon for everything in your business to be modified: the logo, the website, the revenue model, the brand, the team…. Getting good at change is the most important skill to develop, yet, we’ve never really been taught how to manage it. So, are there ways to make it any easier?

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    23. 9 Methods For Embracing Uncertainty

      9 Methods For Embracing Uncertainty

      Change is the word of the year and of the decade—and never before has it been more certain than for the entrepreneur. It is not uncommon for everything in your business to be modified: the logo, the website, the revenue model, the brand, the team…. Getting good at change is the most important skill to develop, yet, we’ve never really been taught how to manage it. So, are there ways to make it any easier?

      Read Full Article
    24. 6 Lessons From Building A Media Empire

      6 Lessons From Building A Media Empire

      Her New York City-based talent management and production company Monami Entertainment, LLC executive produces the TV show Love & Hip-Hop and manages musicians, including Missy Elliott. She's part owner along with Nicki Minaj of Myx Fusions Moscato. Scott-Young also has a publishing deal with Simon & Schuster and will soon announce a new line of fashion and accessories.

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