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The secret genius of Google's '20 percent time'

Google famously allows employees to use 20 percent of their work week for any project. This "20 percent time" is a force for innovation; it led to Gmail and Google Maps, to name just two products. But why does it work? Eric Schmidt, former Google
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Next-gen Apple Watch might come with a 15 percent larger screen

The Apple Watch could get its first design update since it launched way back in 2015. In his latest investor note (via 9to5Mac), KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says he believes the next Apple Watches, slated for launch this fall, might come
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Bones found on an island in 1940 are '99 percent' likely to be Amelia Earhart's

The mystery of Amelia Earhart's disappearance may finally have been solved, thanks to a new forensics study that shows a very high likelihood that bones found on an island in the South Pacific are those of the trailblazing pilot. In a new study
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Talent Pipeline Case Study — Nestlé Purina Reaches an Amazing 43 Percent of Hires

You might be surprised to learn that a talent pipeline strategy can yield a time to fill that can actually be zero days. If you’re not familiar with the concept, a talent pipeline recruiting strategy provides a tremendous competitive advantage
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Iceberg Tax: Impact on LTCG will be more than 10 per cent

From: economictimes.indiatimes.com Recommended by: vsquareGives a short perspective on how to save on Long term capital gains tax.By Dhirendra KumarFrom a personal savings and investment perspective, the restoration of long-term capital gains
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BJP got Rs 461 cr, Congress Rs 186 cr from ‘unknown sources’ in FY16: Report

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The BJP got Rs 461 crore as donations from ‘unknown sources’ in 2015-16, accounting for nearly 81 per cent of its total income, while the same for the Congress was 71 per cent or Rs
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India suggests UN divert a percentage of peacekeeping funds to peace-building

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times India’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Tanmaya Lal pointed out that less than even one per cent of the funds allocated to peacekeeping are available for
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Improve Retention Up to 50 Percent Because Post-Exit Interviews Get More Honest Answers

Most corporate retention programs are driven by emotion rather than data. As a result, even though a data-driven “loss prevention” effort is common throughout the business, there is no one in the retention team who quantifies the
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Study Reveals Best Practices for Email Marketing: Stop Sending Your Job Alerts at 2 in the Morning

It sounds a bit archaic in a world awash in automation and artificial intelligence, but email marketing remains an important and effective component of any digital marketing strategy. In a study by Ascend2 late last year, email placed
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Millennials still want their own startups but they cant afford them

From: Mashable Recommended by: Mashable Millennials want to become entrepreneurs, but they're too worried about student debt. Image: Getty ImagesYoung Americans aged 18 to 34 (also known as millennials) apparently love the idea of

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