Testing, testing. Who’s happy at work?

At Google, Laszlo Bock’s team has examined questions like: What’s the ideal number of interviewers needed to assess a job candidate?

    News

    Google names Ruth Porat its next finance chief

    Google names Ruth Porat its next finance chief

    Her move is another example of Wall Street’s best and brightest heading west to join the gold rush in Silicon Valley.

    The lingering effect #RaceTogether could have on social campaigns

    The lingering effect #RaceTogether could have on social campaigns

    Will the backlash against Starbucks dissuade other companies from tackling difficult subjects?

    Letting employees watch March Madness

    Letting employees watch March Madness

    What if your company gave two extra weeks off and $1000 to the office winner? It wouldn’t be the first.

    Analysis, Arguments & Advice

    What makes good government leaders

    What makes good government leaders

    Being in a position of authority doesn’t mean you’re a leader.

    This tech CEO is taking a real stand against Indiana’s ‘religious freedom’ law

    This tech CEO is taking a real stand against Indiana’s ‘religious freedom’ law

    Salesforce.com’s Marc Benioff has launched an all-out campaign against the new law.

    Why Starbucks chief Howard Schultz put himself at the center of America’s race debate

    Why Starbucks chief Howard Schultz put himself at the center of America’s race debate

    Taking social stands has elevated his profile. It’s also proven to be a shrewd business tactic.

    Research

    Yet another advantage to having more women on boards

    Yet another advantage to having more women on boards

    Boards with higher numbers of women tend to ask for more top-ranked advice, a new study finds.

    Getting laid off can make people less trusting for years

    Getting laid off can make people less trusting for years

    The effect lasted even after people found new jobs.

    What if you could replace performance evaluations with four simple questions?

    What if you could replace performance evaluations with four simple questions?

    Deloitte has come up with them (and two only need a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer).

    Leadership conversations

    Cathy Engelbert on becoming Deloitte’s first female CEO

    “A key to my success was that I found male mentors and male sponsors. I think some women are afraid to say that.“

    More from the series

    Profiles

    Virgin’s stunt man

    Richard Branson’s famous antics to promote the brand don’t quite come naturally — but they get the job done.

    Resigned.

    The fast fall of a Washington career.