The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.
January 16th, 2014
Episode 659 of 936 episodes
To hire new employees, some companies are paying less attention to resumes and more attention to data — and the data are leading to some surprising findings. On today's show, we take a weird hiring test for a call-center job. And we hear what does (and doesn't) predict success for everyone from call-center workers to software developers.