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Mistakes Are Opportunities To Learn

A young vice president was appointed by the board of directors of a bank to replace the retiring president and founder. With fear and trepidation, he made an appointment to visit with the seasoned retiree to seek his advice.“Mr. Clark, I need your
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Accenture Is Using Tech to Make Onboarding a Personal Experience

Normally I think of onboarding along two dimensions: efficiently handling the administrative work and welcoming a person onto the team so they can be effective. Onboarding, even the basic administrative work, can be hard to do, and technology can
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The Two Traits of the Best Problem-Solving Teams

You want teams that are cognitively diverse and psychologically safe. A variety of thinking styles—coupled with the freedom to take risks without being punished—enables groups to generate, test, and implement creative ideas.Imagine you are a fly on
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For best results, avoid temptation at work

A minister parked his car in a no-parking zone in a large city and attached the following message to his windshield:  "I have circled this block 10 times.  I have an appointment to keep.  Forgive us our trespasses."When he returned to
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AI or IA? Intelligence Augmentation for Recruiting

IBM’s Watson is synonymous with AI. Perhaps IBM should have named it Sherlock. Anyone familiar with the Sherlock Holmes stories knows that Watson wasn’t very bright. But he did have his uses. He was good at collecting and summarizing information,...
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“Conquest, BITS Pilani’s International Startup Challenge, is Back”

About Conquest : Conquest, BITS Pilani’s International Startup Challenge, is back again with its twelfth edition.Conquest is an exemplary platform for emerging startups to step to the fore and skyrocket guided by some of the most proficient
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Want a top tech job These 8 expert tips will help you rise above the rest

From: Mashable By Erin Greenawald for The MuseRecommended by: MashableIf you’re planning to look for a new job this year, you’re not alone.Which might leave you wondering: How, exactly, does one get noticed in a crowded, motivated pool of
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Traits That CEOs and Executives Look for When They Hire

You may or may not be in the market for a new job. Yet, what executives look for when they staff their organizations suggests as much about the priorities and personalities as the new hire’s own. So if you intend to set up a strategic partnership
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Candidate Research — The Critical Information That You Must Know About Your Recruiting Targets

It’s a sad fact that most of what we know about those who we are trying to hire (recruiting prospects and candidates) is anecdotal and historical. At the same time, both the job search process and candidate expectations are changing at an
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5 Ways To Tell If You're A Micromanager

When it comes to managing employees, striking the balance between hands-on and micromanaging can be tough. After all, you want to be sure that employees "get it" and that the work is being done well. What’s the harm in making sure?It could be more

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