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Facebook is finally considering a huge change employees have been begging for

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

Facebook is thinking about opening up an office in San Francisco, which would be a huge boon for employees who have been dreaming of an easier commute, The San Francisco Business Times reports,  219 more words

Technology

Using Design Thinking to Embed Learning in Our Jobs

(Source: hbr.org)

Since we now expect learning to be as simple and compelling as watching YouTube, hundreds of video-based content providers and MOOCs offer free bite-sized content for us to consume on our phones while sitting in the coffee shop or standing in the subway. 678 more words

Startups

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

(Source: hbr.org)

The new workday rituals succeed only if leaders support their adoption, but when that happens, the results can be powerful. A group of Wachovia Bank employees who went through an energy management program outperformed a control group on important financial metrics like loans generated, and they reported substantially improved customer relationships, productivity, and personal satisfaction. 5,795 more words

Startups

Cool jobs @Manulife: Neil Moore has been on the job for 49 years!

Manulife is all about looking forward, but part of embracing the future is recognizing our history – one of change, innovation and plain old hard work. 613 more words

Community

Be the light: Up for change

A new ad campaign is being developed by Basin Electric with the line “Be the light.” The ads show how Basin Electric and its member cooperatives can be the light in communities and homes like only a cooperative can.

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North Dakota

Starbucks Gives Employee Dress Code a Makeover

Starbucks says it is giving baristas more control of their personal style.

While the green aprons are here to stay, the restaurant chain says starting on Monday, it will enact expanded dress code guidelines across all of its U.S. 332 more words

Retail