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Workforce Insider (May 5)

By EverwiseMay 12, 2014

What attributes are even more important to Warren Buffett’s success than his sixth sense for choosing stocks? And why are female workplace leaders finally being perceived as equally effective as men – but still not being rewarded for their efforts? The answers to those questions and more in this week’s edition.


The Four States of Warren Buffett

LinkedIn  |  Shared by Michael Hiskey

The Oracle of Omaha’s success stems from more than his ability to pick the right stocks. From philanthropy to the “old fashioned” loyalty he shows his employees and his ability to turn a shareholder meeting into a cause for celebration, Warren Buffett proves that beneath the mystique lie the the tenets of a genuine and truly unique leader. Read more…

The Myth of the Ineffective Female Leader

The Atlantic  |  Shared by Sue Meisinger

Even as modern leadership styles evolve to embrace “feminine” attributes, women still aren’t entirely accepted as workforce leaders. A new meta-analysis suggests that female leaders are actually considered just as effective, if not more so, than their male counterparts – but aren’t given the same praise and recognition. Read more…

Insider Statistic of the Week


89% of Millennials Overestimate Their Workplace Competence

NBC News  |  Shared by LifeCourse Associates

Millennials have unprecedented education, tech expertise and social networking skills – so why are they so bewildered by the workplace? Studies report that even highly educated Millennials are ill-prepared to fit in with workplace culture, and their lack of soft skills and work ethic is hindering their ability to succeed in the 9-to-5 world. Read more…

White Paper: Why Your Emerging Leaders Need Mentors

Just Being a “People Person” No Longer Cuts it in HR

Josh Bersin  |  Shared by Susan Steele

Researcher Josh Bersin is proposing a radical redesign of a function whose current practices haven’t fundamentally evolved in half a century. His “high-impact HR” is defined by HR departments filled with astute business leaders, savvy technologists, practitioners with deep expertise and accomplished innovators. Read more…

And a few more not to miss…

Why You Might Be Better Off Working 4 Days A Week (Business Insider)

Can This Algorithm Find Hires of a Certain Race? (Wall Street Journal)

Eight Road Warrior Travel Health Hacks for the Busy Entrepreneur (LinkedIn)

Topics: Workforce Insider



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