HOW TO FIND AND HIRE THE BEST EMPLOYEES
It’s no secret that great people build great companies, so it’s baffling that more companies don’t treat recruitment as the single most important department. Red Frog has treated it this way from day one with spectacular results: they currently hire just one out of every 750 applicants. Here’s how you can get the best employees.
AMBITIOUS NEW PROPOSAL CALLS FOR LINKING DOWNTOWN TO WATERFRONT
A year after James Corner, the acclaimed designer of New York’s High Line project, began meeting with Seattle residents, he and his design team have reached some consensus with the Seattle Central Waterfront Committee, which is charged with delivering a strategic plan to Mayor Mike McGinn and the City Council. The public is invited to discuss plans to redesign the Seattle waterfront. The next forum is today from 5:30-7 p.m. at Town Hall.
CROWD DYNAMICS: WALK THIS WAY
For years urban planners have emphasised the needs of the motorist over those of the pedestrian. Thanks partly to greenery, partly to a greater understanding of how pedestrians behave, and partly to concerns about social cohesion, priorities are changing.