You've made it to a new decade of work and life. Buckle up because it'll be like no other that's come before it. Things have changed so much in just a few decades, influencing how we approach our work in ways you can only see when you stop and take a look back. What has changed, what hasn't, and what does the future of work hold?
Efficiency tools are everywhere. Software, planners, lists, you name it. There’s a huge industry around helping you be more well-organized and effective at work.
But you already have the most powerful efficiency tool available: your brain. Whether it’s your first job or you’re eyeing retirement, there are proven techniques you can use to amplify that big mass of neurons in your head.
As a team grows and expands into new locations and markets, business leaders are faced with the challenge of keeping everyone connected and driving toward the same goal.
Saying aligned within a company is hard enough when you’re a small company and everyone’s in the same building. But when your business expands to include hundreds of employees across four time zones, you risk losing the communication, spirit, and values that inspired you to start a company in the first place.
Companies can use data to guide their plans to scale their experience
As your business grows, you trade one set of challenges for another. Instead of providing a highly curated experience to a select group, you’ll focus on scaling your efforts across new markets and audiences. But it’s hard to anticipate how your new customers will engage with your product.
How do you take an idea that’s close to your heart and scale it—way up—while keeping your investors happy and not losing the thing that made it special in the first place?
That’s the question that keeps Nick Stone, founder of Bluestone Lane, up at night.
The best search experiences feel like they’re one step ahead of you. Creating that seamless interaction requires a system that’s part psychic and part translator. That’s because the words that people type into the search bar don’t always reflect what they’re after.
You put a lot of time, effort, and money into hiring this latest round of employees for your fast-growing company. And you’ve picked out a promising group of smart, eager, creative problem-solvers who are sure to make your business better. So why are you putting them in a workspace that affects their creativity?
When your company is growing like crazy, it can be overwhelming. After all, hypergrowth means hyperspeed, too — a lot of decisions need to be made quickly. And one of the smartest decisions you can make is hiring a chief people officer.
Employee engagement has turned into a constant battle for companies of all sizes. The seminal study of employee engagement, conducted by Gallup back in 2015, found that only 32 percent of employees in the United States considered themselves engaged at work.
When people aren’t involved and enthusiastic about their work, it costs their companies money.
Every week, Austin finds itself in the top spot on another nationwide list. Whether it’s the country’s hottest labor market, No. 1 metro area for growth over the last decade, or the best place to live for three years in a row, there’s hardly an economic top 10 list that Austin doesn’t crack.
That exponential growth means that the office commercial real estate market has also been booming.
Intimidated by your job search? Read up on these job search psychology insights from a new book by a UT psychology professor. You’ll be surprised at how the workings of your brain can help you land an interview!
In today’s rapidly-shifting job market, you might feel like you don’t have the skills to change to a new career. But what employers are really looking for are soft skills – which you probably already have.
Your car is as safe as it’s ever been. Every vehicle on the road is a miracle of ultra-high strength materials and impressive computing power, working together to protect you like a cocoon as you drive.
Today’s cars are so safe that recent research found that in Great Britain, no driver or passenger had been killed in a Volvo XC90 SUV since it came out in 2002.
So why have road deaths in the US increased in each of the past three years? And why does The Zebra’s latest State of Auto Insurance ...