Employers use new measurements for hiring

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In the age of big data, recruiters demand that job seekers show all the right metrics. Read the full article via Crain’s New York.

“With the right metrics in place, it’s a lot easier to move forward,” said Ms. Walzer, whose business is profitable. “They are now key for us.”

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Give Me Back My Online Privacy

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With online privacy becoming more and more scarce every day, people are fighting back to keep their online activity as private as possible. Read the full article via the Wall Street Journal.

“The fears about privacy are widespread. According to the Pew Research Center, half of Americans—up from 33% in 2009—are concerned about the wealth of personal data on the Internet.”

 

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18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

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While there’s no “typical” creative type, there are some tell-tale characteristics and behaviors of highly creative people. Here are 18 things they do differently. Full article via the Huffington Post: The Third Metric.

Research has suggested that creativity involves the coming together of a multitude of traits, behaviors and social influences in a single person.

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The Self(ie) Generation

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We seem to be experiencing a wave of liberal-minded detach-ees, a generation in which institutions are subordinate to the individual. Read the full article via the New York Times bellow.

“Although half of millennials describe themselves as independent, 57 percent say their views on social issues “have become more liberal” over the course of their lives.”

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Warren Buffett Gets Away With Paying His Employees Less By Using This One Weird Trick

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Discover how Warren Buffet gets away with paying his employees less, in this article via Business Insider. The answer, is actually quite simple.

“Buffett never skips a chance to emphasize that he treats people humanely, and that Berkshire is a family. This has allowed him to buy companies at lower prices, and get top talent for cheaper than the levels he considers obscene.”

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