Tag: professionals

The Lunch Hour Is Not What it Used to Be

OfficeTeam recently released a survey exploring the true nature of the lunch hour in America. The findings show a landscape where lunch breaks are shorter, fewer workers take them, and when they do, over half use it to surf the net or social media.

Why Retention Counteroffers Can Be Counterproductive

It’s a real blow when valuable workers hand in their 2 weeks’ notice. Whether you had your suspicions or the resignation came out of the blue, you feel like you have to take action pronto—especially if those leaving are key players and have extensive knowledge of the company.

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6 Key Talent Acquisition Practices That Contribute to Organizations’ High Performance, According to Bersin

According to a new study by Bersin, Deloitte Consulting LLP’s digital destination for the Human Resources (HR) professional, the acquisition and development of talent at all levels of high performing organizations is no accident—it’s the result of specific and surprisingly consistent characteristics that can be learned and implemented.

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Employment Trends and Best Practices for Hiring Creative Talent in 2018

We’re living in an increasingly automated world, where robots and artificial intelligence (AI) are slowly replacing workers involved in physical labor and data processing. But the demand for creative professionals remains as strong as ever. AI comes nowhere close to competing with human copywriters, market researchers, brand managers, and design professionals.

The Checklist Manifesto

I had been thinking recently about the importance of a good “to do” list, so when I stumbled upon the Atul Gawande’s book The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right. I decided it was fate and bought a copy. Now I must admit, I had not heard anything about the book despite the fact […]