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How Technology Companies Alienate Women During Recruitment

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April 12, 2018
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The Science Behind Cambridge Analytica: Does Psychological Profiling Work?

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Residents of the El Salto neighbourhood share a meal during New Year's Eve after Hurricane Maria damaged the electrical grid in September, in Morovis, Puerto Rico December 31, 2017. | REUTERS/Alvin Baez
April 5, 2018
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What Makes a Community Resilient?

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“The Workplace Is Killing People and Nobody Cares”

A new book examines the massive health care toll today’s work culture exacts on employees.

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March 29, 2018
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Hit the Mark: Make Complex Ideas Understandable

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Guilt motivates best when it's self-inflicted. | Archive Timothy McCarthy / Art Resource, NY. Caption: Cain After Having Killed His Brother Abel. Vidal Henri, 1896.
March 6, 2018
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Feeling Guilty? That Could Be a Good Thing

When it comes to work attendance, “guilt proneness” may be a bigger factor than job satisfaction.
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