The other day, I was talking with Frank about exceptional software programmers able to influence notably a whole company by their own activity or impossibly better than the rest of the programming crowd. This person is the one you need to hire when you have an exceptional entrepreneurial project or the one you want to… Read More
When you’re a company big on data crunching, when you have a file, you can’t help it: You must explore it and draw conclusions. This is what Google is doing with its Human Resource files. They use algorithms to identify more easily people ready for a promotion, for an additional review, or people on the… Read More
You may not have the time and money to go to University lectures. But there are other open options that the Internet is now offering. Many universities and famous institutions provide free online lectures. Let’s browse a few of the best ones I could find: Collège de France : the most famous French scientific institution… Read More
In the spotlight: Sony Alpha 900 Canon EOS 5D Mk II Nikon D700 FX Download Nero for free Do you happen to know that 5% of all male population is actually affected by some form of color-blindness (females are much less prone to it). It means that plenty of activities that tend to rely on… Read More
On a Friday afternoon like today, in the office, you said that you would kill yourself if you were invited in yet another meeting. Unfortunately, the boss invited you to another meeting in 5 minutes. To be true to our word, you have 5 minutes to kill yourself. This is the task assigned to you… Read More
Whatever the skills you use in your professional life, the pre-hiring interview is a needed step that the candidate engineer will have to go through. They prepare themselves as much as they ca. But the hiring people usually are relying more on their habits or experience and they do not prepare interviews too much (with… Read More
A man living near Johannesburg (South Africa) was recently fined by a court for a bizarre reason: He stole a pregnancy certificate and forged it to get seven days off work. Apparently, he did not think that somebody would notice the ‘difficulty’ a man would have to become pregnant. Source: BBC news.