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How Google's Laszlo Bock Is Making Work Better

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 11:10pm

This week on Hidden Brain, Shankar talks to Google's Laszlo Bock. Insider tips and insights about what works — and what doesn't work — in recruiting, motivating, and retaining a talented workforce.

Trump University Customer: 'Gold Elite' Program Nothing But Fool's Gold

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 5:27pm

At a campaign event, Donald Trump said Bob Guillo gave his Trump University program the highest rating possible. Guillo says he paid $35,000 only to be taught to use Trulia and other common websites.

One Year After OPM Data Breach, What Has The Government Learned?

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 5:08pm

A year ago, the government said the personal information of millions of employees and others was stolen by hackers. Federal officials say they've boosted cybersecurity, but there's more work to do.

Fed Chair Yellen Says Weak Jobs Report Raises Questions For Economy

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 3:50pm

U.S. employment is one of many uncertainties Federal Reserve officials are weighing as they consider raising interest rates. Overall, Yellen expects ongoing economic recovery and growth to continue.

Who's In Charge? Getting Western States To Agree On Sharing Renewable Energy

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 3:26pm

California has so much solar energy that some days, there's too much. One solution is to join forces across state borders. But in the West, that's sparking some not-so-neighborly opposition.

A Rocky Time In U.S.-China Relations As Leaders Meet In Beijing

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 1:48pm

They are the two largest economies in the world, and increasingly interdependent. But as leaders gather for high-level talks in Beijing, tensions have flared on several fronts.

Swiss Voters Reject Guaranteed-Income Proposal

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 12:43pm

Voters took a dim view of a plan that would have mandated a basic monthly income for all of Switzerland's 8.1 million residents, regardless of employment status.

Beekeepers Feel The Sting Of Stolen Hives

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 8:54am

Beekeepers make money renting out hives to pollinate crops. But in California, thefts are on the rise. That's led to a hive shortage that is driving up demand, costs — and more thefts.

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