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Twitter tests status updates and other features to improve 'conversational health'

Twitter wants to completely redesign the way conversations look on its platform. During an event at CES on Wednesday, the company detailed new features that could drastically change the way people share and talk to one another on its platform. The
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Analytics Can Play a Key Role In Career Planning Conversations

Careers used to progress linearly. You’d start at the bottom and climb up the rungs of a clearly defined ladder until you retired, but the world of work has changed so much. Many organizations don’t have defined career tracks anymore,...
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The Importance of a Continuous Talent Conversation In Hiring Great People

Hiring talented workers, let alone top tier professionals, has become so competitive companies must be constantly on the lookout for unique ways to meet their talent needs. With more investment money pouring into new startups and into expanding
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How to Turn an Employee Survey Into a Conversation

Let’s face it — people don’t like filling out surveys. At least, I never have. And if I’m being honest, clicking through 50 similarly formatted questions tends to be pretty boring. Sometimes I even rush to the last question
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No, I don't want to have long conversations with Alexa

Amazon's Alexa is great for many things. I love walking through my door saying "Alexa, turn on all lights." I like asking Alexa for the weather and telling it to play music. I really appreciate how Amazon is constantly improving its capabilities
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A tale from public transport may hold the key to politely retreating from conversations

What's better, to zone out of a conversation stealthily or to be up front about the fact you've stopped listening? SEE ALSO: 7 ways to transform your Netflix account into a movie lover’s dream A Twitter user shared a story Sunday that went
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3 Conversations to Help Your Team Get Through a Reorg

A while ago, I was counseling a senior executive of a government bureau who was two years into shaping his agency to be more customer and results-centered. He rebuilt his 200-person group, propelled key actions, coached his staff on changing...
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MWC 2018: How Brits are at the cutting edge of conversation

Mobile World Congress is open for business, and the brightest business minds from around the globe have descended to chart new paths across the technology landscape. The coming days will witness cutting-edge conversations around hot topics like 5G,
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10 books by black authors that are shaping our conversation about race

Sometimes the best way to understand the world around us is to stop and pick up a book. That's certainly true of race and power in America. Whether it's through thoughtful essays, gripping fiction, or haunting poems, contemporary black authors have