How Google Alerts Offer Critical Business Intelligence for Job Search

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How are you searching for jobs? Regularly checking the websites of a select, reputable, recruiters? Checking hashtags on LinkedIn and Twitter? Cold messaging companies or following them on social media? These are all part of a solid strategy, but there’s an element missing that could prove to be a game changer: Google alerts. If you […]

Why We Need to Talk About Well-being in the Workplace

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After five years as President and CEO of Sleep Number—a smart bed company with a mission to improve lives by individualizing sleep experiences—Shelly Ibach thought she knew quite a bit about mental and physical health and well-being. After all, the company’s culture is built around the idea that a good night’s sleep can literally change […]

Outplacement: How To Separate The Experts From The Opportunists

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It is as predictable—and as depressing—as death and taxes. Whenever there is a significant downturn in the economy, there is a corresponding flood of firms from the far reaches of the human capital industry, all of them scrambling to grab a piece of what they believe to be an outplacement gold rush. It is true […]

How to Ask Your Boss for More Training

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Linear career paths are increasingly becoming a thing of the past, with emerging technologies, diversification, and new partnerships. This means that employers are increasingly needing to upskill their staff in order to keep up with the realities of their industry. Employees are clearly thinking about the changing dynamics of the workplace too, with a recent […]

COVID-19 Is Shining a Light on Leadership: Here’s How It Needs to Evolve

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The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. It’s clear that leaders need to step up and act quickly to find new ways of doing business. There is much we don’t know about what happens next; but what we do know is that outdated leadership approaches won’t work in this new world. There […]

Reinventing Today’s Workforce: Welcome to the Skills Economy

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After several years of diving deep into the future workforce needs of successful companies, Mike Priddis, CEO of Faethm, has come to a bold conclusion. The “knowledge economy” is dead. Long live the “skills economy.” “We are definitely seeing that the knowledge economy is becoming the skills economy,” said Priddis, whose company uses AI to […]

Six Questions You Should Ask in an Interview

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“Do you have any questions for us?” It’s the final question to be asked at just about every interview, but it is still one that can catch people off guard if they are not prepared ahead of time. Even if you’ve aced the rest of the interview, you should always try to ask the people […]

Head into the New Year with a Revitalized Career Plan

head into the new year with a revitalized career plan

For your career to flourish, we recommend that you take a step back and conduct a career “checkup”—a self-assessment designed to help you evaluate the progress and achievements you’ve made throughout the year. And now is the perfect time. 2020 has been one of the most challenging years, requiring many to adapt to significant changes […]