Cangrade Column in iLab

It’s hard to keep up with all the news that happen in Cangrade but among other things we have moved in to Harvard’s i-Lab – an awesome, awesome space with unbelievable energy of inovation and entrepreneurship. Here is Jacob (our visualization artist) completing a little column art project…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nh9VKYxS64

Do Unconscious Biases Make You Choose the Wrong People?

If you were choosing a partner to compete alongside you in a quiz show, upon what would you base your decision?  Intelligence?  Quiz show experience?  What about how fat or thin his or her face is? Most of us understand that we can be unconsciously biased.  Even Jesse Jackson, the famous African-American politician and activist, admits to being relieved when […]

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Cangrade Welcomes Gunjan!

A huge Cangrade welcome to Gunjan Aggarwal, SPHR. Gunjan is the Global Head of Talent Management, Organization Development and Staffing at Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, and brings over 14 years of experience in senior HR roles across US, UK, Switzerland and India to the Cangrade team (full bio is here). We are absolutely thrilled to have one of the best […]

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Why are manhole covers round?

Some time ago I mentioned interview questions used by Thomas Edison. It is quite safe to say that Edison company back then was what Google is now. So what does Google ask (or used to ask) their candidates in the job interview? Well, it actually seems to be well in line with Edison’s tradition. Questions like “Why are manhole covers […]

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Long silence broken

Actually it was not silent at all. In fact it was so packed with events, meetings and plain old work that updating the blog kept being pushed out to a better day… So, this is a better day, and here are the main news: We would like to welcome on board Dr. Greg Willard. Greg has extensive experience in Cognitive and Neuropsychological Research […]

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