Google Just Released the Results of a Two Year Study on Remote Work

Author: Abdullahi Muhammed Source: Forbes Recently, the folks at Google published their findings from a two-year study they conducted on remote work. The company is certainly in a good position to study this, as a full 30% of the meetings held there involve at least two time zones. The report published, "Working Together When We’re …

The Best Way to Assess Soft Skills

Author: Samantha McLaren Source: LinkedIn Talent Blog Eight in 10 talent professionals say soft skills (like creativity, collaboration, and adaptability) are increasingly important to their company’s success. And, 92% say these skills matter as much or more than hard skills. This data comes from LinkedIn’s annual Global Talent Trends 2019 report, which identified soft skills as …

Why “Efficiency” Doesn’t Always Translate to “Productivity” in Leadership

Author: Rebecka Zucker Source: Harvard Business Review With ever-increasing demands at work for both mid-level and senior leaders, the ability to execute and get things done is a key driver of success. But it can ultimately become a leader’s downfall, resulting in unintended costs for the individual, as well as for their teams and organizations. …