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This CEO thinks it’s crazy to work more than 40 hours a week

If you didn’t know better, you’d think Jason Fried is more of a slacker than a CEO. Fried chooses to do less, not more. He doesn’t set goals. He’ll get back … Continue reading

December 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Google’s “Shadow Workforce” Has Demands

Every day, tens of thousands of “TVCs”—internal lingo for temporary staffers, independent vendors, and contractors—show up for work at Google. As with so many organizations, Google’s workforce is composed of … Continue reading

December 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Marissa Mayer’s Two-Week Maternity Leave Is Bullsh*t

Yahoo’s CEO is pregnant with twins, and just like she did in 2012, she plans to take a working two-week-long maternity leave. But in a blog post written after childbirth … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Silicon Valley, Seeking Diversity, Focuses on Blacks

Having grown up in a single-parent home with an absent father who was frequently incarcerated, Mr. Young, 33, can identify with other young black men he now calls “hidden geniuses” … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Women are leaving the Tech industry in droves

For decades tech companies have relied on a workforce of whites and Asians, most of them men. Plenty of programs now encourage girls and minorities to embrace technology at a … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

To Attract Millennials, A Company Changes Its Product And Workplace

Lunchtime volleyball is part of the new image that the company — which sells video conferencing technology — is trying to cultivate to attract millennials like Heery. Her generation is … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Apple’s Gay CEO Fills Role Model Void for LGBT Employees

Cook is the first CEO of an S&P 500 company to come out in public. It’s a watershed moment for the gay community, which still lacks protections against workplace discrimination … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Apple, Facebook will pay for female employees to freeze their eggs

Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job. But beyond day-to-day luxuries, Facebook and … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Tim Cook Doesn’t Care About ‘The Bloody ROI’

The point is that Apple makes a lot of money not only because it has a very efficient supply chain but also because it has created a customer ecosystem that, as … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

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