BIV 62: Video games and CEO jerks

 A passion for video games might hasten your career chances. Steve Jobs was a visionary but also a terrible leader.

Hosts Tyler Orton and Hayley Woodin explore these topics and more.

News stories this week:
Vancouver-based fashion retailer Kit and Ace shuts down its international stores and lays off more staff.
Canada took a “breather” on GDP growth in February.
What happens now that the U.S. has slapped duties on Canadian softwood lumber exports?
A chance encounter by the premier with a hostile voter goes viral.

Feature interviews this week:
Nathan Wawruck of Robert Half Technology says employers regard time spent playing video games as potentially valuable in new hires if they show extra creativity and drive with their passion. It’s just one example of how job hunting is changing in the era of technology.
CEO coach Krister Ungerboeck explains how Steve Jobs inspired a generation of tech CEOs to be jerks and what leaders can do to veer away from this style to a compassionate form of leadership.

 

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