A leaked recording of Facebook security chief Alex Stamos (who refused to help with an illegal NSA spying program when he was CSO for Yahoo) has him describing the company's IT culture as being "like a college campus, almost" while the company has the "threat profile of a Northrop Grumman or a Raytheon or another defense contractor." (more…)
BuzzFeed News: “To truly understand how Facebook is responding to its role in the election and the ensuing morass, numerous sources inside and close to the company pointed to its unemotional engineering-driven culture, which they argue is largely guided by [...]
As you might know from episode #290 of my podcast with Eric Ries on Monday, his new book was released on Tuesday: The Startup Way: How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth. I...Show More Summary
Staffers of the Weinstein Company are asking to be freed from their non-discolsure agreements so they may speak out about the dozens of allegations of sexual misconduct surrounding former co-chair Harvey Weinstein. In a letter to The New Yorker, employees said their former boss formed “a toxic ecosystem where his ... More »
James O’Keefe strikes again! In a video announcement released on September 18th, Project Veritas founder and guerrilla journalist James O’Keefe warned his organization was currently operating one of the biggest ever investigations into the mainstream media’s ‘holy grail,’ promising media people will likely lose their jobs over the imminent exposé. Show More Summary
When Matter managing director Corey Ford helped launch the accelerator in 2012, things were already looking bleak for media companies, which were struggling both culturally and economically in the the era of the web. And then Donald Trump became president, and, in his repeated attacks on media institutions, made things feel even worse. In the wake...
Harassers are able to keep their jobs because others often assume someone else will speak up. Here’s how to stop a culture of complicity from festering. Every day, more disturbing stories of workplace sexual harassment and assault come...Show More Summary
The designer has always eschewed leather, fur, and feathers in her collections. Now she is going even further. Will luxury fashion follow? Editor’s Note: This story is one of two covers of Fast Company Magazine’s Tech + Culture Issue. Read Full Story
An awkward job interview can sink your chances of landing the job, even if you prepare for a week, rehearse your responses and fit in with the company culture. One key to a great experience is being yourself, because your unique personality stands out from everyone else's. Show More Summary
“The oldest Gen Z'ers are turning 18 this year, and we millennials, long used to being the cool kids, can already feel your cultural power pushing us to the side. While big and deeply uncool companies once paid $20,000 an hour to learn how millennials think, they've now moved on to shelling out cash for […]
After four years, Buffer realized its six-week probationary period wasn’t getting new hires to do their best work. The “Buffer Bootcamp” is a rite of passage that’s long been a staple of our culture at Buffer, the 45-day period that all new teammates have embarked upon as they joined the team. Show More Summary
The Root is an online magazine dedicated to “African-American culture” that is owned by Slate and launched in 2008. Slate is in turn owned by the Graham Holdings Company
When it comes to affordable, high-quality makeup, BH Cosmetics is one of the best names in the game. The brand draws inspiration from the cultural and stylistic diversity of its home base, Los Angeles. Although the company has only been around since 2009, it has made a major impact on the beauty industry, creating a large fan base for itself. Show More Summary
Former ESPN commentator Britt McHenry went on Varney and Co. Wednesday morning to discuss the culture of liberalism at the former sports channel, ESPN. Britt told Stuart Varney the company is so intolerant of conservative thought that they would not allow her to “like” conservative tweets on Twitter. Show More Summary
How can your small business create a better company culture? Start by drawing inspiration from these 15 company culture examples.
Step one: Take the interview process out of the HR department. From shorter workweeks to high marks for employee happiness, many Scandinavian companies seem to have figured something out about work culture that others haven’t. Unfortunately, those successes haven’t always translated elsewhere around the world. Read Full Story
Employee retention and engagement rely on company culture. At the Globoforce WorkHuman Conference, Wharton School professor Adam Grant shared 5 attributes of cultures with original thinkers. The post Creating a Culture of Original Thinkers appeared first on hr bartender.
Dove apologized for what many considered a racially insensitive ad on Facebook. Critics say the company needs to look at its creative process.
There's been some good news coming out of the fight against systemic sexism in pop culture and media in the form of two notorious sexual predators being fired from the companies they helped build. However, as Rose McGowan would like to point out, this is only the tip of an enormous iceberg.
The responsibility for reforming Uber’s culture and carrying out many of the recommendations landed on the desk of Liane Hornsey, the company’s human-resources chief and a former Google and SoftBank executive. Ms. Hornsey talks about what steps the company has taken and what’s still ahead.