Tag: career

Skills

Workers Identify Barriers to Closing the Skills Gap

In a new survey, 79% of U.S.  workers acknowledge there is a skills gap in the United States.  Notably, however, nearly the same percentage (78%) believe they have above average skills for their current job, and 80% think the workforce can be successfully reskilled to meet the demands of the job market.  So, why in […]

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Why You Should Avoid Overstating Applicant Qualifications

When hiring new employees, you want to hire the best, right? It seems like it would be a good thing for new hires to be extremely well qualified. After all, isn’t it good for the organization if the new hires have skill sets that go beyond what they need for their current role?

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Recruiting: What Drives the ‘Modern’ Candidate to Seek a Job with You (or Not)?

A new survey report examines what technology capabilities job candidates expect from a prospective employer’s career site.  The iCIMS survey, The Modern Job Seeker, conducted among 500 full-time employed U.S. adults, also includes information on how job seekers are researching companies before applying for a job, as well as the importance of social media and […]

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coaching

The ‘Power of Positive’: A New HR Method from Sports Coaches

When, earlier this year, Boston Celtics’ new addition Kyrie Irving (who was at the time a point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers) stated during the course of a podcast that he is a firm believer that the Earth is flat, social media and news outlets went into a frenzy. Even middle school students began challenging […]

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How to Improve Internal Mobility

Internal mobility refers to employee movement through different roles within the same organization. It can be related to employee development—as an employee progresses along his or her development path, they move to new roles accordingly.

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training

Focus on Continuous Professional Development Helps Drive High Retention Rate

From day one, new hires at Secure-24 are immersed in a culture of learning, and they have a myriad of opportunities to learn and grow professionally throughout their career. “The thing people really love about Secure-24 is their ability to learn,” says Vice President of HR David Piwowar. 

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A New CEO Push for Diversity Success

Did you hear? Earlier this summer, 150 corporate executives from some of America’s largest companies formed a new alliance called CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion. Armed with some serious workplace goals, this initiative became—essentially overnight—the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the business community.

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