What is deep work, and how do you achieve it?

What is deep work, and how do you achieve it?

June 30, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

By Jaleh Bisharat—Minutes5 minute ReadYou know that feeling of being in flow where your mind is alert, you’re deeply focused on a difficult problem, when time stands still and work stops feeling like work? That productive state where every move you make is purposeful?That’s “deep work,” a concept popularized by Georgetown professor Cal Newport in his book…

FAA discovers a new safety risk in Boeing’s grounded 737 Max

FAA discovers a new safety risk in Boeing’s grounded 737 Max

June 30, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

The United States Federal Aviation Administration, which has been investigating Boeing’s grounded 737 Max in the wake of two crashes caused by malfunctions of its onboard systems, has discovered another, unrelated safety flaw. Reuters was first to report the news, with its sources indicating that the new safety issue was discovered in simulator tests last…

How to plan a vacation and achieve your financial goals

How to plan a vacation and achieve your financial goals

June 29, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

The summer season is in full swing, which means calendars are flooding with travel plans to the beach and road trips across the country, right? Not exactly.First, Americans are not great at taking vacations. Second, vacations are expensive. According to Bankrate.com, 39 million U.S. adults are not planning to go anywhere this summer. Summer might…

The effectiveness of blind recruitment

The effectiveness of blind recruitment

June 28, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

By Erin L. Thomas4 minute ReadArtificial intelligence, machine learning, and other hacks that attempt to “de-bias” talent processes are on the rise. Hiring, after all, is one of the fastest ways to increase diversity in the workforce. Unsurprisingly, a growing number of companies are adopting blind résumé reviews. And from the outset, it seems like…

How companies can adapt to the Gen Z mindset and hire young people

How companies can adapt to the Gen Z mindset and hire young people

June 28, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

By Amy Elisa Jackson—Glassdoor5 minute ReadIt seems like moments ago when every talent acquisition pro was fine-tuning their strategies for attracting millennials. However, Gen Z has begun to hit the job market, and given the historically low unemployment, recruiters need to adapt and up-level their approach to the new kids on the block.Using Glassdoor data,…

Jony Ive leaving Apple after nearly 30 years to start new design firm

Jony Ive leaving Apple after nearly 30 years to start new design firm

June 28, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Apple’s chief design officer Jonathan Ive will depart the company later this year, bringing an end to a tenure spent crafting some of technology’s most influential products, including the iPhone. Ive, who has led Apple’s design team since 1996, is leaving “to form an independent design company which will count Apple among its primary clients.”…

How action triggers helped me find time to write my book

How action triggers helped me find time to write my book

June 27, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Most of us don’t struggle to create worthwhile goals. The stumbling block that we encounter is in taking the necessary actions to achieve those goals. For instance, when researchers tracked 200 people who made New Year’s resolutions, they found that while 77% acted on their goals within the first week, that number plummeted to just…

6 ways to become more charismatic

6 ways to become more charismatic

June 27, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Charisma is a wonderful quality. It refers to someone who has a compelling charm or a magnetic presence. When you think about charisma, who comes to mind? Great leaders like John F. Kennedy or Martin Luther King Jr. Movie stars, rock stars, sports players.We assume these famous leaders and personalities have been blessed from birth…

3 things new parents need to return to work successfully

3 things new parents need to return to work successfully

June 26, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Adding a new member to the family is stressful and demanding. Research indicates that it’s doing a number on the labor force, too. A 2017 report by Ovia Health found that 34% of women did not return to their job after having a child. Research from New York University published in 2019 found that nearly…

Faraday Future fires dozens of employees on unpaid leave

Faraday Future fires dozens of employees on unpaid leave

June 26, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Sputtering electric vehicle startup Faraday Future has fired dozens of employees who have been on unpaid leave for months, including manufacturing workers hired to staff the company’s factory in Hanford, California, The Verge has learned. The workers received benefits during this furlough, which started in late 2018, and it had already been extended once already.…