How team diversity can improve project success rates

When employees are happy, daily work and projects are more likely to go smoothly. But exactly how does diversity affect overall employee satisfaction and project success rates?

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Diversity, whether gender, race, age, or other criteria, plays a significant and often underestimated role in the success or failure of projects in the workplace. How well team members and leaders mesh together and support each other directly affects innovation and how well tasks and projects progress.  

One Boston Consulting Group study in 2017 found that companies that reported: “Above-average diversity on their management teams also reported innovation revenue

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Xiaomi Mi Notebook, Mi Notebook Horizon Edition Launching in India Today: How to Watch Livestream

Xiaomi Mi Notebook and Mi Notebook Horizon Edition will make their debut in India today. These will be the first laptops by the company in the country, having already released multiple laptops in China in the past. While not a lot is known about the specifications of these laptops, several teasers have hinted at some of the features and hardware that we can expect. These thin laptops will feature slim bezels, long battery life, and will be powered by latest generation Intel processors. For pricing, we’ll have to wait for the event.

Mi Notebook models livestream: How to watch


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4 ways to hire stronger project talent

Hiring talent may seem easy; hiring the right talent takes thought, time, and the right mindset. Here are four tips for hiring better talent for your projects.

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We’ve all heard the saying right fit during interviews. But what does that actually mean? This can mean virtually anything, depending on the mindset or motivations of the person recruiting. It’s an intangible, subjective phrase. It can leave companies wondering if the right candidates have been hired for projects and the company in general.

SEE: Virtual hiring tips for job seekers and recruiters (free PDF) (TechRepublic)

The most

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Galaxy Note 20 latest rumors: August launch date, photo leaks, camera specs and more

Could this be Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 for August? This render was based on recent rumors. 

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One of the main bits of information we’ve been waiting for is exactly when Samsung intends to reveal the Galaxy Note 20, the presumed name of Samsung’s next flagship phone. The latest speculation marks Aug. 5 for the unveiling and potentially Aug. 20 for the sale date.

If true, Samsung would introduce the Galaxy Note 20, alongside the rumored Galaxy Fold 2 and a 5G version of the Galaxy Z Flip, against the backdrop of a “worsening” pandemic,

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Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 May 2020 Update via Windows Update

The latest addition to Windows 10 is now available for qualifying and compatible computers as a Windows Update.

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Microsoft has begun pushing out the latest update to Windows 10 to more computers via the traditional Windows Update tool. On Tuesday, the company revised its status page for the Windows 10 May 2020 Update, aka version 2004, to indicate that the new edition would be available to devices running Windows 10 versions 1903 and 1909. Prompting users to manually use the “Check for updates” option via Windows Updates, Microsoft said it’s increasing the number of devices that will

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