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Past articles by Shana:

CEOs are hiring chiefs of happiness, purpose, and learning. Welcome to the new C-suite.

Corporate leadership isn't just about the CEO, the CFO, and the COO anymore. New roles are being added to the C-suite to keep up with the times. → Read More

This Google executive knows how to keep the company motivated — and she has a world record to prove it. Here's how she spends her day.

Lauren Whitt, Google's head of global resilience, says her days involve reflection, empathic leadership, collaboration, and decompressing with family. → Read More

Bridgewater's chief diversity officer explains how the hedge fund is using its new fellowship program to create a pipeline of diverse talent in finance

Alan Bowser wants to give today's students and young professionals access to the same kinds of mentorship and sponsorship he received. → Read More

Okta has stopped cutting pay for workers who move out of the Bay Area. Its head of dynamic work says the new policy is part of a broader approach to employee wellness.

Okta's head of dynamic work said it's a key talent strategy. "If you really want your business to be successful, you need to have the best people." → Read More

You might not be as impartial as you think. Here are 20 cognitive biases that can screw up your decisions.

From what you'll eat to whether you should make a career move, research suggests that there are a number of cognitive stumbling blocks that affect behavior. → Read More

Southwest Airlines has a new CEO. Here's what Bob Jordan must do in his first 100 days to help the airline stabilize after a turbulent pandemic season.

Aviation consultants and analysts shared what the new CEO should focus on to keep Southwest Airlines "a well running machine." → Read More

Microsoft is acquiring Activision — and all the scandals that come with it. Here's what leadership must do to ensure a smooth integration of the 2 cultures.

Microsoft must deploy much the same tactics it used in its own culture transformation, including training managers on what's expected of leaders. → Read More

BlackRock's CEO and a union chief economist agree: Companies must meet worker demands — or get left behind

Larry Fink says companies should listen to workers demanding better pay. AFL-CIO's chief economist says it's a way to stem rising wealth inequality. → Read More

Managers, stop catastrophizing. To build a successful hybrid workplace, you need trust, boundaries, flexibility — and not much else.

For all the naysaying and handwringing, some small and medium-size companies are making hybrid work work. The keys are intentionality and trust. → Read More

More leaders are scrapping the 40-hour workweek. Here's how it became so popular in the first place.

When the US government began tracking worker's hours in 1890 they found the average workweek for manufacturing employees was a whopping 100 hours. → Read More

Should you work from home or the office? An HR chief outlines her 3-step framework

Pat Wadors, the chief people officer at construction-tech company Procore, wants to make sure she's getting work done — and enjoying the process. → Read More

There's an invisible trait that makes leaders more effective. Here's how to develop it.

Charismatic leadership tactics include verbal and nonverbal strategies like using metaphors, telling stories, and keeping your tone of voice animated. → Read More

Don't take your most engaged employees for granted. There's a good chance they could burn out and quit.

Even highly engaged employees can start to feel exhausted — and in some cases burned out — by their jobs. → Read More

A workplace expert shares the exact steps you should take to quit your job without burning bridges

Quitting your job can be freeing — until it's time to tell your boss. An expert recommends keeping things professional, impersonal, and unemotional. → Read More

Better CEO's apology letter after mass layoffs is 'insincere' and 'stilted,' communications experts say

The memo from Vishal Garg only adds insult to injury after 900 staffers were abruptly let go, CEO-communications consultants told Insider. → Read More

Start looking at job listings now — even if you're happy with your current role.

Be proactive about your career progression. The authors of "The New Rules of Work" advise casually browsing job openings to see the skills required. → Read More

Parag Agrawal is becoming Twitter's CEO at a tumultuous time for the company. Here are the 3 goals he must achieve, according to consultants, an analyst, and a crisis-PR expert.

"It's a fork in the road time for Twitter," Wedbush Securities' Daniel Ives said. Agrawal must boost investor confidence, staff morale, and revenue. → Read More

Jack Dorsey's public resignation announcement hits all the right marks

In a memo to staff later posted to Dorsey's Twitter account, he reassures readers that Twitter will be successful under Parag Agrawal's leadership. → Read More

A few small changes can make you happier at a job you don't like, experts say

Everyone around you may be quitting. But if you need to keep a job you don't like, here are six ways to make sure it keeps you energized and growing. → Read More

Here's a step-by-step guide on how performance reviews work at Google

At Google, even people below you on the hierarchy review your performance. Conversations about pay raises happen separately. → Read More