The Talent Docket: August 26, 2016

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Today’s top talent stories from around the web.

Mafia crime families are remarkably good at business, writes The Economist. Here’s what business leaders can learn from them.

Laid off U.S. workers are having a better time finding new jobs, reports The Wall Street Journal (Paywall).

Three overlooked reasons why gender equality is being held back, courtesy of Fast Company.

This meditation app is changing the lives of Wall Street bankers, according to Business Insider.

Finally, why the high cost of big-city living is bad for everyone, according to The New Yorker.