Isaac Oates runs a startup that’s looking to be a complete suite of operational tools like human resources and payroll for businesses — but he and his team initially didn’t get why users kept asking better reporting tools over and over again. Show More Summary
Plant immune systems, like those of humans and animals, face a difficult balancing act: they must mount responses against ever-evolving pathogens, but they must not overdo it. Immune responses require energy and resources and often involve plants killing their own infected cells to prevent the pathogens from spreading.
Earth’s resources are almost gone; humanity is looking to the stars for survival. The Robinson family are part of the 24th colonist group; when their ship crashes on an unknown planet, they are lost in space. Lost in Space premieresShow More Summary
Doug Dennerline, a veteran of Cisco and Salesforce and an experienced CEO, recently took the chief executive role at BetterWorks. BetterWorks, a human resources software company, replaced founding CEO Kris Duggan after a lawsuit from...Show More Summary
This the fourth edition of an occasional linkfest focused on ESG or socially responsible investing at Abnormal Returns. You can check out...
(University of California - San Diego) A new computational resource called Recon3D provides a 3D view of genes, proteins and metabolites involved in human metabolism. Researchers used the tool to map disease-related mutations on proteins and also probed how genes and proteins change in response to certain drugs. Show More Summary
GRADUALLY, THEN SUDDENLY: How Newsweek Collapsed. In fall 2017, a high-ranking editor at Newsweek was fired four days after filing a grievance to the magazine’s human resources department, complaining of gender discrimination and bullying, and proposing an agreement to leave the company. Her termination letter, which Slate viewed, did not mention the HR complaints. Instead, […]
How do you get hired in HR? Some tips if you are interested in becoming a human resources professional.
In fall 2017, a high-ranking editor at Newsweek was fired four days after filing a grievance to the magazine’s human resources department, complaining of gender discrimination and bullying, and proposing an agreement to leave the company. Show More Summary
The paucity of human resources for health buoyed by excessive workloads has been identified as being responsible for poor quality obstetric care, which leads to high maternal mortality in Nigeria. While there...
Apple this week updated its Human Interface Guidelines for iOS with new entries covering augmented reality experiences, making adjustments and additions to best practices used by developers creating apps with ARKit 1.5.
Performance appraisals are an integral part of an organization’s assessment of employee and trainee standing. Management and human resource literature is full of analysis and debate regarding how to best rate subordinates. Regardless of evaluation system utilized, some of the common goals of individual appraisals are to monitor progress, identify areas for growth, set goals, […]
Fonts for Viz, Map AWS Resources, Technological Unemployment, and Design for Humans Fonts for Complex Data -- good advice. They even have a section for legal small print! (A non-designer’s first impulse is often to reach for a condensed typeface, on the principle that narrower letters take up less space. Show More Summary
There are plenty of articles circulating about 2018 human resources trends. But I don’t view these trends as prognostications. They’re already here. What we will see in the coming years is more of an upswell. For all of these trends, HR professionals need to be the ones to say, “How can I make this work...
(University of Turku) A new research report shows that a high ranking in the Human Development Index is connected with the availability of mental health services. In a comparison between 17 European and Asian countries, Norway, Switzerland and Finland had the highest ratio of child and adolescent psychiatrists. Show More Summary
Science has some interesting news. Thanks to technological advancements, some scientists believe the key to immortality is right around the corner, reports Express. Just ask Dr. Ian Pearson, who says the resources to live forever could be available by 2050.... The post A scientist explains how...
While small businesses know that social media can help boost sales and build brand awareness, they often hit roadblocks. Here are the 6 top social media marketing challenges faced by SMBs.
IBM is suing Microsoft for poaching its chief diversity officer and human resources executive, Lindsay-Rae McIntyre. On Monday, a court issued a temporary restraining order which prevents McIntyre from working at Microsoft until further...Show More Summary
With an ever-growing human population and its inherent demand for water, there is a critical need to monitor water resources. New technology could make it more feasible than ever to measure changes in the water flow of rivers.
Lawyers and human resources had previously warned Sen. Jeff Kruse not to touch women in the Capitol