Launching a startup is only the first step, but making it a successful company is a hard nut to crack, as its founders need to overcome the transition between making a mark in the market and attaining a scalable business.
Published 08-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
An employee whose personality traits closely match the traits that are ideal for her job is likely to earn more than an employee whose traits are less aligned, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Published 04-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Researchers have demonstrated how artificial intelligence and neural networks could one day create custom apparel designs to help retailers and apparel makers sell clothing to consumers based on what they learned from a buyer's preferences.
Published 02-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Employees show more creativity in their work when they find their boss to be humble - leaders who give employees a chance to speak up and have a voice in the decision-making process and who also acknowledge their own limitations, suggests new research.
Published 01-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Everyone needs an occasional break from the social ramble, though spending too much time alone can be unhealthy and there is growing evidence that the psychosocial effects of too much solitude can last a lifetime.
Published 23-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Once restricted to only foreign shores, customer service for various domestic and international brands has become a popular career option in the last decade. It is chosen by many undergraduates and graduates and the industry has grown to be one of the biggest private sector undertakings in India.
Published 22-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Desk-based workers would like to spend less time sitting down and more time walking or doing physical activity as part of their working day, research published in the open access journal BMC Research Notes suggests. To match these preferences, health promotion activities to reduce sitting time inMore
Published 21-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Chasing career goals at the cost of health is a passè. Organisations today have started realising the value of physical and mental health of their employees. By urging employees and taking interest in their eating and workout habits, a happy employee will always perform better at work, suggestMore
Published 18-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Companies with high levels of staff satisfaction perform better financially, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). The study examined the effect of staff satisfaction on corporate performance using employees' online reviews of where they work.
Published 18-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Incorporating creativity and technology in the education curriculum can help students gear up for a fast changing world, a new survey said.
Published 17-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Our future’s bright: new technology promises solutions to the world’s biggest problems. But the future’s also frightening: accelerating change is disrupting every aspect of life.
Published 15-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Using smart cards has nowadays become an easy and convenient option for daily transactions. But do you accurately remember the amount of the last transaction you made with your smart card?
Published 14-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Don't lose hope so early due to excessive academic pressures as a new study has found that people who act optimistic and remain happy in all circumstances enjoy good health.
Published 10-Nov-2017 00:15 IST | Updated 13:19 IST
Read a few lines of Chaucer or Shakespeare and you'll get a sense of how the English language has changed during the past millennium. Examining collections of annotated texts dating from the 12th to the 21st centuries, researchers found that certain linguistic changes were guided by pressuresMore
Published 06-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Workplace incivility is taking over our organizations, professional relationships and everyday interactions. According to researchers, understanding why incivility happens and how to address it starts with awareness.
Published 04-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Uncivil behaviour, even little incidents, at the workplace can harm professional relationships and everyday interactions at organisation, new research has said.
Published 03-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
People differ in their willingness to take risks. An individual's propensity for risk taking can also vary across domains. However, there is new evidence showing that there is also a general factor of individual risk preference, which remains stable over time -- akin to the general IntelligenceMore
Published 02-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Building your own company is a long-term affair. And with thousands of start-ups taking off each year, it is essential to adopt the right tools to stay in the right direction.
Published 31-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Myth busted that attractiveness helps candidates in the selection process!
Published 28-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Worried about the habit of daydreaming or a wandering mind during meetings in the office or at home? Take heart, it may not be as bad as you think, but a sign that you are really smart and creative, researchers say.
Published 27-Oct-2017 00:15 IST

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