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There are three “A’s” to consider when hiring a candidate: Attitude, Alignment, and Aptitude. Without a good match in each, a candidate will be a disappointment or maybe even a costly hiring mistake. Attitude is probably the most important of the three “A’s” and here is a short story about why. By Stephen Moulton

Managing virtual employees
The traditional office is undergoing changes to adapt to the needs of a more flexible workforce. As many companies are already modifying their business models to fit these changes, we must address how we evolve as business leaders to best manage a more flexible and virtual staff. Three trending areas of improvement stand out. By Lauren Sveen
The biggest deal of the year was so big it needed two buyers. Arlington, Va.-based AvalonBay Communities Inc. and Chicago-based Equity Residential announced in February they had completed the acquisition of Archstone Enterprise LP for $16 billion. Archstone is an Englewood-based apartment developer and operator acquired by Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., in 2007. The defunct investment bank, which filed for bankruptcy in 2008, sold the apartment company to pay off creditors. By Nora Caley

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If computers can win at chess and Jeopardy, are we about to see similar contests between robots and basketball players, driverless cars and NASCAR drivers, or robots and golf champions? More importantly, do we run the risk of automating these sports out of existence? There are several possible threats around the corner for professional sports. Here’s why. By Tom Frey
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