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    1. Employers, Your Employees’ Lack Of Productivity Might Be All On You

      Employers, Your Employees’ Lack Of Productivity Might Be All On You

      Workers aren’t always to blame for distractions.

      Think back to the last time you encountered a difficult challenge at work–one of those problems that requires hard, long thought and perhaps some focused drudgery to break through. What did you do? If you work in the knowledge economy, chances are you interrupted yourself several times along the way –checked your email, went on Facebook, got up and chatted with a coworker.

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    2. Why This Tech CEO Keeps Hiring Humanities Majors

      Why This Tech CEO Keeps Hiring Humanities Majors

      One Y Combinator–incubated startup founder makes the case for “STEAM” over “STEM.”

      The push to teach kids coding and technology now extends even to Sesame Street. The venerable children’s show recently introduced a “STEM” (science, technology, engineering, and math) component to its programming, and even Grover is now learning about physics, coding, and the power of trial and error.

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    3. 5 Startups Changing How Americans Buy Their First Home

      5 Startups Changing How Americans Buy Their First Home

      The antiquated mortgage process is getting a digital upgrade.

      House-hunting starts online these days, with a visit to Google or Zillow. That initial search might lead to a FaceTime “open house” or uncover a 3D house tour. But put in an offer, and the process quickly turns analog. The hunt has gone digital, but applying for a mortgage still involves fax machines and pay-stub printouts.

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    4. Why Did Spotify Hire This Expert In Music-Making AI?

      Why Did Spotify Hire This Expert In Music-Making AI?

      As “fake artists” rack up millions of Spotify plays, the company’s new AI lab–intended to help artists–has raised the specter of songs written by robots.

      If and when the robots finally take over, Spotify will be ready. The streaming music leader just hired Francios Pachet, a French professor and artificial intelligence researcher focused, among other things, on teaching computers to create their own music. But why?

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    5. How To Ask About Promotions In A Job Interview Without Sounding Arrogant

      How To Ask About Promotions In A Job Interview Without Sounding Arrogant

      It’s an important topic to raise, but you’ll need to frame your questions very carefully.

      When you sit down for a job interview, it’s perfectly natural to want to know how you’ll be compensated now and in the future. After all, the average job candidate in the United States stays in the job for which they were hired for about four years. After that, it’s time to move up or move on.

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    6. How Starbucks, Airbnb, And LinkedIn Are Helping To Develop The Gen Z Workforce

      How Starbucks, Airbnb, And LinkedIn Are Helping To Develop The Gen Z Workforce

      The big brands partnering with Service Year 100 are helping community-minded young people to boost their careers.

      Service Year Alliance (SYA), the national organization that aims to give young Americans a shot at advancing their careers by doing a year of paid, full-time service, is offering a new way for 100 young people working in participating organizations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, and San Francisco to take their professional development to the next level.

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    7. This Is The Key To Finding A Mentor At Every Stage Of Your Career

      This Is The Key To Finding A Mentor At Every Stage Of Your Career

      Your career needs change with your job title.

      We get it, finding a mentor can be difficult and time-consuming. But when you do find one (or two), they can save you from making costly mistakes that can set you back in your career. Simply put, having a mentor will improve the quality of your decisions and provide opportunities that won’t be available to you otherwise.

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    8. 6 Red Flags That Make Recruiters Pass On Your Resume

      6 Red Flags That Make Recruiters Pass On Your Resume

      Fix the things that are stopping you from landing job interviews.

      The good news: Most jobseekers vastly underestimate how much power their resume has in shaping the hiring process. How you’re perceived, how difficult of an interview process you have, and yes, how big of an initial offer you get are hugely dependent on what information you provide to an employer, and how accurately you address their pain points.

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    9. This Is What Employees Of Companies Like Google, Facebook, And Amazon Think About Their Employers

      This Is What Employees Of Companies Like Google, Facebook, And Amazon Think About Their Employers

      Two different analyses parse out what employees are thinking at tech’s biggest firms and where they’re headed if they are unhappy.

      By many reports, 2017 is a buyer’s market for job seekers. In tech, the competition is especially fierce, as companies rise or fall from consumer favor or teeter under the weight of internal troubles (looking at you, Uber).

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    10. Susan Wojcicki Has Transformed YouTube—But She Isn’t Done Yet

      Susan Wojcicki Has Transformed YouTube—But She Isn’t Done Yet

      To outmaneuver traditional TV—and secure Google’s future—YouTube’s CEO must satisfy homegrown creators, risk-averse advertisers, Hollywood celebs, and a billion-plus viewers.

      Outside of the Jacob Javits Convention Center on New York’s far West Side—where YouTube is hosting the Brandcast, its annual presentation to advertisers—fans crush together behind barriers.

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    11. How To Use Your Emotional Intelligence To Rewrite Your Job Description

      How To Use Your Emotional Intelligence To Rewrite Your Job Description

      Turn your office blues into a job that you’re excited about—without having to learn any new technical skills.

      If you have a job, there’s a roughly 50/50 chance you don’t like it—at least according to one sobering study last year. Not only are those statistical odds the same everywhere, but quitting for a more satisfying gig is easier said than done. Plus, it can take awhile to learn the technical skills you might need to land a job you like more.

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    12. Here’s Everything Apple Announced

      Here’s Everything Apple Announced

      Apple’s event was packed with new software and hardware, from operating-system upgrades to the HomePod smart speaker to the 10.5-inch iPad Pro to a phalanx of new Macs.

      At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote on Monday, the company unleashed a two-hour storm of announcements, including both new hardware and software feature upgrades. The developer event usually focuses on software–operating systems and apps–but included a surprising amount of hardware this year.

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    13. I’m Stack Overflow’s COO—Here’s How To Hire (And Keep) Great Developers

      I’m Stack Overflow’s COO—Here’s How To Hire (And Keep) Great Developers

      Despite the pressing need for developers, one tech veteran says too many companies “still treat them like glorified typists.”

      As commencement ceremonies wrap up across the country, throngs of new grads are revising resumes, networking—a few might be prepping for one last summer of travel—but they’re almost all thinking about the same thing: jobs. That means recruiters will soon have a new crop of young talent to sort through.

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    14. How These Recent Grads Landed Jobs At YouTube, Giphy, And SoundCloud

      How These Recent Grads Landed Jobs At YouTube, Giphy, And SoundCloud

      What it takes to avoid a crappy first job in a competitive job market.

      The class of 2017 is joining the workforce with some tough challenges but, according to researchers, with plenty of optimism. But no matter how lofty the speeches on this year’s commencement circuit may be, the reality is that lots of new grads will land in crappy entry-level jobs–if they’re lucky to find jobs at all.

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    15. I Became My Own Boss Because I Had To–Here’s What It’s Taught Me

      I Became My Own Boss Because I Had To–Here’s What It’s Taught Me

      Over a third of freelancers don’t choose self-employment. Here’s how these accidental “solopreneurs” found success after layoffs, startup failure, and loss.

      Some people dip their toes into self-employment slowly. They take their time. They plan it out–for years, even–before finally quitting their day jobs to work for themselves. But while steadily, deliberately building your solo portfolio or startup idea on the side can make the transition easier, some people do it much more abruptly.

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    16. Google’s AI Chief On Teaching Computers To Learn–And The Challenges Ahead

      Google’s AI Chief On Teaching Computers To Learn–And The Challenges Ahead

      When it comes to AI technologies such as machine learning, Google’s aspirations are too big for it to accomplish them all itself.

      At last year’s Google I/O keynote, CEO Sundar Pichai laid out the company’s vision for a new era of AI-first computing. AI mattered at least as much at this year’s keynote on Wednesday. But instead of being a vision, it was more of a fact of life.

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    17. 3 Ways Learning A New Language Helps Your Brain–Even If You Never Get Fluent

      3 Ways Learning A New Language Helps Your Brain–Even If You Never Get Fluent

      Don’t worry if you never get those conjugations right. Language-learning can make you a more creative-problem solver.

      Remember your seventh-grade Spanish class? Of course you do. But do you remember anything from it? You might’ve left off language-learning with decent proficiency at some point in your educational career, only to forget most of it with disuse in the years since. But picking up where you left off–or backtracking to the very beginning–isn’t a bad idea as an adult.

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