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Marissa Mayer Says Yahoo's Focus On Talent Is Paying Off -- Workforce Declined 19%, But Top Talent Attrition Has Halved

techcrunch.com
Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer said today that the company is nearing the end of its first “sprint” during her tenure as CEO. That sprint, she said, was was focused on “getting people to believe in Yahoo” and making the company an appealing place to work. Mayer offered a number of comparisons...
Marissa Mayer Says Yahoo's Focus On Talent Is Paying Off -- Workforce Declined 19%, But Top Talent Attrition Has Halved

CHART OF THE DAY: Marissa Mayer Is Using This Chart To Show People Think Yahoo Is Cool Again (YHOO)

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During Yahoo's shareholder meeting, Marissa Mayer flashed this graphic to show that the company is once again cool. It shows that daily applications are twice what they were a year ago, peaking at 10,000 a day in May. It also shows that 12% of new hires are "boomerangs," or people...
CHART OF THE DAY: Marissa Mayer Is Using This Chart To Show People Think Yahoo Is Cool Again (YHOO)

On the road: Vauxhall Zafira Tourer 2.0CDTi 16v – review

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Sam Wollaston's trying out the new Zafira. No wonder he needs the help of a top comedianHmmm, I'm not finding this one easy, to be honest. They may have added a few scoops and ridges to this latest generation of Vauxhall's compact MPV, and given it headlights that look from...
On the road: Vauxhall Zafira Tourer 2.0CDTi 16v – review

Yahoo's Mayer says long-term success depends on a 'series of sprints' including recent talent tear

thenextweb.com
During Yahoo’s Q1 2013 earnings call on Tuesday, company CEO Marissa Mayer told investors that she is seeing continued stability for Yahoo. However, the turnaround isn’t over as Mayer believed long-term success was going to be determined by a “series of sprints”. The first of such sprints, involving improving Yahoo’s...
Yahoo's Mayer says long-term success depends on a 'series of sprints' including recent talent tear

How Microsoft is looking beyond an app-centric world

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Microsoft may have stolen a march on its smartphone rivals by putting social connectivity at the heart of the user experienceWhen my kids were small, one of their favourite walks was down Staithe Street in Wells-next-the-Sea, a charming seaside town in Norfolk. Staithe Street is long and narrow and is...
How Microsoft is looking beyond an app-centric world

This column will change your life: information overload

www.guardian.co.uk
If you're inundated by email, will pause buttons or boomerangs really help hold back the tide?There's a new add-on for Gmail called Inbox Pause, which does something utterly simple - it adds a pause button to your inbox - but represents, I think, a new phase in our long war against information...
This column will change your life: information overload
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