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  • Hire like Google? For most companies, that's a bad idea.

     Hire like Google? For most companies, that's a bad idea.
    Laszlo Bock, the head of human resources at Google, made quite a splash with his announcement last year that the technology firm has changed the way it hires people. Gone are the brainteaser-style interview questions that so many candidates abhorred....
  • Thrillers reviewed

    Thrillers reviewed
    Pandemic by Scott Sigler, Crown, 592 pages, $26 When George Romero popularized zombies in the '60s, they were straightforwardly a trope for Cold War anxieties. They trudged and lurched, as vacant as the '50s stereotypes of mindless consumers rising from...
  • Dolphins turning page on traumatic season

    Just as it happened a year ago, the Dolphins have found a measure of success in free agency. And this year could be deemed a bit better than last year because new general manager Dennis Hickey has been more fiscally responsible. "Dennis put together a...
  • Economists fret as young adults seem unwilling to fly the coop

    Burdened by $85,000 in college debt, attorney Bobby Waltman lives with his mom and grandmother in a three-bedroom house in Huntington Beach, Calif. Past frugality led the 29-year-old to live in a van parked at the beach, a one-room casita behind a...
  • Evolution, the Bible and Doc's happy medium

    Evolution, the Bible and Doc's happy medium
    My grandfather, Dr. Lewis A. Convis, would have enjoyed the various opinions on evolution, science and the Bible that were printed recently in the Orlando Sentinel. A Congregational minister, "Doc" was a devout Christian who believed in the power of the...
  • Mike Pouncey suspension, disciplinary action still possibility

    Mike Pouncey suspension, disciplinary action still possibility
     ORLANDO – For a while on Wednesday there was a glimmer of hope for Dolphins center Mike Pouncey and his chances of playing in the season opener.  But NFL commissioner Roger Goodell squashed such optimism.  It’s not a permanent squashing,...
  • Artist tackles gender bias with a bold experiment in Siri Hustvedt's terrific 'The Blazing World'

    "The Blazing World" by Siri Hustvedt; Simon & Schuster ($26) "An original thing would be so foreign, we wouldn't be able to recognize it, would we?" muses a character in Siri Hustvedt's new novel. But she's wrong. "The Blazing World" is unique and...
  • Letter: People need to apply themselves

    Ouch! The spectacle of how askew some people's mentality wanders really hurts. We debate all minuscule aspects of everyday life, but ignore the downhill slide of our society which is, pushed by its own gravity, slowly but securely accelerating toward a...
  • The 21st century marriage, for better or worse

    The 21st century marriage, for better or worse
    Eli Finkel has a theory on marriage. Who doesn't, right? Philosophers, romantics and comedians have, since the beginning of time, treated us to their musings on what Groucho Marx reportedly called "a wonderful institution … but who wants to...
  • Voice of the People, Mar. 26

    Psychological treatment Your March 22 editorial "Prescription turf war" missed one important point: Prescription privileges are supported by only some psychologists. Many psychologists, including myself, oppose this. We may have some of the same...
  • Samuel Lewis and Israel's dream of peace

    NEW YORK (JTA) — The last time Ambassador Samuel Lewis was at an Anti-Defamation League podium was in April 2008 as part of a roundtable celebrating Israel's 60th anniversary. The speakers were each asked to share their most vivid and representative...