We Optimise Our Products, Why Not Our Culture?

As part of the Game Outcomes Project, developers were surveyed about conditions in their workplaces for completed projects in game creation. Part two of the project’s published analysis looks at regular dysfunctions that teams have, as understood by management theory, and aspects around teamwork have a very clear positive correlation with success.

Know Which Words To Use On Your Resume For Different Job Openings

If you like a job opening but don’t think your resume will get you an interview, you probably aren’t using the right words. Tweaking your CV with keywords related to different types of positions can get you through the door.

How Much Do Financial Incentives Affect Your Product?

Starting in October of 2014, a group of statisticians have been analysing one of the biggest surveys of the game development industry ever undertaken. After putting elements like Agile, Scrum, and Waterfall, as well as various financial incentive schemes under the microscope, the extent to which they affect the final product might surprise you.

Australia's Chief Scientist Explains Why We Need To Prioritise Science Research

Professor Ian Chubb holds the office of Chief Scientist for Australia. In the following article, Chubb responds to the Science and Research Priorities recently announced by the Federal Government. According to Chubb, our nation needs to get its research priorities right — and it’s up to the science community to make the case for more investment.

Hating The Rich Can Stop You Becoming Wealthy

The truly wealthy are a bunch of fat cats who are to be despised, right? Thinking like that may be holding you back from accumulating your own wealth.

Master Public Speaking By Learning How To Breathe

Breathing is autonomic, and you might think you’ve got a pretty good handle on it. When it comes to public speaking, however, learning how to breathe properly is critical.

Your Horrifying Stories Of Working At Startups

We asked for your nightmare tales of startup employment. Did you ever deliver — sending narratives of woe, scams, drugs, psychotic managers, drinking at your desk and more hookers than a venture capitalist could handle. These are your stories.

When Pitching, Don't Try To Be The Smartest Person In The Room

Proposing a project involves a lot of variables. Making yourself seem to be the smartest person around shouldn’t necessarily be one of them.

Give A Motivating Pep Talk By Following These Four Steps

Pep talks are hard. You need to boost your friend’s morale and listen all while not patronising them. Over on The Wall Street Journal, you can find a set of steps that will help you give the best pep talk ever.

Killer Interview Question: If You Worked In A Restaurant, What Role Would You Take?

Another entry into the deliberately disarming killer interview questions collection: If you worked in a restaurant, what role would you take?