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5/24/2019

Intel noticed three years ago that it was losing workers, most notably women and people of color, so it created an online hotline to help resolve issues and stem the attrition. WarmLine, run by case managers of Intel's Global Diversity and Inclusion team, boasts an 82% save rate.

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5/24/2019

These 16 jobs match the personality types identified by the Myers-Briggs test, writes Marina Nazario. The test focuses on eight characteristics, including sociability, approach to problem solving and emotional makeup.

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Business Insider
5/24/2019

This July, Lionsgate will open up a theme park with more than two dozen rides and virtual reality experiences in a 10-story-high building on Hengqin Island in Zhuhai, China. The rides are based on several of the entertainment company's popular films, such as "Twilight," "Hunger Games," "Now You See Me" and more.

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5/24/2019

Leaders can improve relationships by understanding their personal value and finding ways to show others they are valued, writes John Maxwell. "You invite people into relationship when you as a leader regularly serve others, are quick with a kind word, and are first to encourage someone," he writes.

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5/24/2019

Hoppin is a startup that allows people seeking a new career or ways to improve performance to job shadow someone for one day. Following a launch in New York City, Hoppin plans to expand nationwide.

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Forbes
5/24/2019

Don't pause to focus on nerves or mistakes during a presentation, writes Colette Sexton. Move on by feigning confidence until you've connected with the audience via eye contact and humor.

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5/24/2019

Career experts say verbs such as "launched," "spearheaded" and "orchestrated" appeal to hiring managers, writes Amy Elisa Jackson. These words demonstrate a candidate's cognitive strengths, resourcefulness and leadership potential.

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5/23/2019

Organizations that have a strong degree of trust, especially employees trusting managers, show higher levels of efficiency and productivity and reduced turnover costs, Randy Conley of The Ken Blanchard Cos. said at this week's ATD conference in Washington, D.C. Conley outlined his approach for nurturing trust using the ABCD trust model, which includes assessing oneself according to four categories: able, believable, connected and dependable.

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5/23/2019

Kami Rita Sherpa, a mountain guide in Nepal, has broken his own record for the most climbs up Mount Everest when he ascended the peak for the 24th time Tuesday. The record that he beat was his own when he made his 23rd climb only a week earlier.

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ABC News
5/23/2019

Many people fail to realize that their professional image is suffering, writes Rebecca Koenig, who lists nine indications an employee lacks self-awareness. Consult with someone you trust to give you honest feedback about how others perceive your competency and social skills.

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