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What It’s Like To Work At LinkedIn And How Every Company Can Create A Lasting Culture

A company that facilitates networking and helps people find the best places to work is also a best place to work itself. LinkedIn has grown from 300 employees just 10 years ago to more than 12,000 employees today. Part of the reason for LinkedIn’s success has been its commitment to a strong company culture. Through times of growth and transition, the culture and core principles have stayed the same.

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Want to Start Your Own Company? Think Again, Says Former eBay Exec

Before you leave your desk in a fit of rage and walk out of your 9-5 office job to start your own company, you might want to make sure you’ve thought through the entire plan. That’s the advice of former eBay and LiveOps executive Maynard Webb. Maynard says that building a company from scratch can be incredibly rewarding, but it’s also incredibly frustrating and definitely not something everyone can do.

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Forget About Authenticity, Says Seth Godin

Two of the biggest buzzwords in business these days are transparency and authenticity. But according to bestselling author, speaker, and entrepreneur Seth Godin, it’s time to throw those words out of our vocabularies. Brands and people shouldn’t aim to be authentic or transparent. That’s because a workplace culture that claims to allow employees to be authentic or transparent is a lie.

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How Alorica Future-Proofs Its 100,000 Employees

If you’ve called a wireless providers to change your service, an online company to place an order, an airline to book a ticket, or a healthcare plan to update your coverage, you’ve likely talked to an Alorica employee.

With more than 100,000 employees across the globe, Alorica is one of the biggest customer experience providers in the world. In the past three years, the company has grown more than four times—staggering growth for a company in any industry

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How PwC Is Upskilling Thousands Of Employees

It’s no secret that technology moves quickly. Much of the technology we depend on today wasn’t even around five or 10 years ago. It’s an exciting time, but the growth of technology can also bring a lot of anxiety. People are worried about getting left behind and not being able to contribute at work or in society.

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Should You Stay At Your Company?

Most people start their careers with high hopes and expectations of what the future will bring. But as time moves forward and you get settled in a job, things might not be as great as you hoped they would be, and you’re faced with the question of if you should stick it out in your current situation or move on to something new.

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