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Automated coaching startup BetterYou sets horizons beyond the personal.
Feb20

Automated coaching startup BetterYou sets horizons beyond the personal.

Automated coaching is a burgeoning field. The always-on, easy availability of modern smartphone products mean that many people now spend their entire day tethered to a mobile data device. More and more companies are springing up that take advantage of this close connection by providing regular influence prompts designed to improve users’ lives in general.   At the head of this pack is a startup called BetterYou. Founded in 2018...

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Turning the tables on recruiter AI
Feb17

Turning the tables on recruiter AI

Let’s face it: finding work has turned into a warfare. Almost every job seeker is fighting tooth and nail against a horde of equally-qualified applicants to fill almost every position. This current state of general panic has only been exacerbated by the ongoing arms race in the field of AI-automated candidate screening. Modern businesses no longer employ low-level HR functionaries to collect, file and respond to the flood of résumés...

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Boston’s Cleanzen is revolutionizing the home office
Feb13

Boston’s Cleanzen is revolutionizing the home office

What’s one thing most offices have in common? Cleanliness. Businesses pay someone to keep work areas clean and clear, and most of the time this cleaning is done by dedicated cleaning staff. This makes sense, since other employees are performing core-business functions with their paid time, and need a clean environment in which to perform them. So, with the explosion of telecommuting and freelance work over the past 2 decades, you...

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Why Your Work Pedigree Doesn’t Matter to VC’s

Does your work pedigree matter to a venture capitalist? Simply put, it does to some, and it does not to others. Your work history is undoubtedly a factor to be considered. Still, if you are relying on your work history to carry you across the finish line with a venture capitalist, you will be disappointed. Here are three reasons as to why your work pedigree doesn’t matter. Your being hired by a prestigious company could be the...

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Baoding Ball Simulator by MindTrip Studio is world’s first.
Jan27

Baoding Ball Simulator by MindTrip Studio is world’s first.

What,” I can hear you asking, “is a Baoding Ball?” Baoding are metal balls designed as zen meditation tools, 保定健身球, or “Bǎodìng Jiànshēn Qiú” in Chinese. They’re more widely known in the west as Chinese meditation balls, hand-exercise balls, or Chinese medicine balls. These balls were first created in Hebei, during the Ming Dynasty, a region that continues to produce them in large quantities. Originally known as “iron balls,” modern...

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Could Cutting IT Costs Save Your Startup?
Dec10

Could Cutting IT Costs Save Your Startup?

There are some things that are inevitable when you’re starting up in business. You’re going to be spending much more money than you probably anticipated – and a lot of that money is likely to be going on IT expenses. Painful right? The thing is, there’s a workaround that doesn’t compromise on anything. If you’re looking at IT staff salaries and wondering if you’re in the wrong line of work, you’ll be pleased to know that you don’t...

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