Tag Archives: Commentary

Hiring 3,000 More Workers Won’t Fix Facebook’s Violent Video Crisis

Last week, Facebook stated that it is hiring 3,000 new people to monitor and remove inappropriate posts like graphic and violent videos. This makes sense, given the many issues Facebook FB has faced since making video content its overwhelming priority over the past few years. The company has seen an influx of violent videos featuring…

http://fortune.com/2017/05/09/facebook-hiring-3000-employees-violent-video/

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5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself if You Get Passed Over for a New Role

The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for, “How do you deal with rejection when it comes to landing a job?” is written by Rachael Powell, chief people officer at Xero. Almost everyone has applied for a job…

http://fortune.com/2017/05/01/xero-how-to-deal-with-job-rejection/

Why Most Executives Miss the Point of Meditation

The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question, “What’s your morning routine before going to work?” is written by Doug Randall, CEO of Protagonist. My alarm goes off at 5:30 a.m. every…

http://fortune.com/2017/04/27/leadership-career-advice-morning-routine-meditation-yoga-boxing/

4 Things to Focus On After Making a Mistake at Work

The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question, “How can you bounce back after making a major mistake?” is written by Nat Greene, co-founder and current CEO of Stroud International, and author…

http://fortune.com/2017/04/20/leadership-career-advice-work-professional-mistake-setback/

What the Boston Marathon Bombing Heroes Teach Us About Leadership

The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question, “What quality does every great leader have in common?” is written by Tom Grilk, chief executive officer of the Boston Athletic Association/Boston Marathon. We…

http://fortune.com/2017/04/17/boston-marathon-bombing-2017-victims-date-when-year/

Advice for New Working Mums: Stop Taking Advice

The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for, “How do you deal with the pressures of work and being a new parent?” is written by Heather Zynczak, chief marketing officer at Pluralsight. After having three kids in less…

http://fortune.com/2017/04/12/most-powerful-women-career-advice-motherhood-new-moms-work/

You’ll Be Working With Robots Sooner Than You Think

Microsoft founder Bill Gates recently suggested that robots primed to replace humans in the workplace should be taxed. While Gates’s proposal received a mixed reception, it mainly served to stoke an erroneous narrative that humans need to fear robots stealing their jobs. The whole idea of implementing a robot tax is premature, though not quite…

http://fortune.com/2017/04/10/bill-gates-tax-robots-ai-work-compliance/

Tips From an Investor on What Not to Say to Investors

The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute answers to timely questions about entrepreneurship and careers. Today’s answer to the question, “What’s the worst thing you can say to a potential investor?” is written by Andrew Ackerman, managing director of Dreamit New York.…

http://fortune.com/2017/03/30/dreamit-new-york-investors-funding-entrepreneurs/

How This CEO Helps His Employees Stop Stressing Over Emails

The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute answers to timely questions about entrepreneurship and careers. Today’s answer to the question, “How do you stay sane with little to no free time?” is written by William Vanderbloemen, founder and CEO of Vanderbloemen Search…

http://fortune.com/2017/03/16/startups-free-time-business-success/

Scotland Makes a Last, Desperate Bid for Self-Destruction

If Scotland manages to avoid economic self-destruction, at least no-one will be able to say they didn’t try. Independence is on the docket again for the U.K. country. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she will prepare a new referendum for independence from the U.K., barely three years after one was defeated by a 10-point…

http://fortune.com/2017/03/13/scotland-makes-a-last-desperate-bid-for-self-destruction/