Tag: Technology

skills

Upskilling Isn’t Going Anywhere, as Long as You Get It Right

More than anything and like never before, the difference between business success and failure is having a growth mind-set vs. a fixed one. The pandemic crystalized this, giving us the best example of Carol Dweck’s theory of motivation in action. Companies that reacted and shifted their businesses quickly were able to better respond to the […]

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More Than Selfies: The Front-Facing Camera Powers Remote Work

In recent years, the front-facing camera has become the iconic symbol of social media and the global “selfie culture.” In the new world of social distancing and remote work, that same cultural icon has rapidly transformed into the cornerstone and foundation for the new world of remote work.

creativity

Infusing Creativity into the New Workplace—It’s Easier than You Think

In the early 2000s, a fast-growing e-commerce company created a centralized compute and storage capability so its new business units would not have to build their own. It was designed for internal use, but the company realized that the extra capacity could be sold to outsiders. The result was a $10 billion business called Amazon […]

recruiting

Why You Need Both Humans and Technology in Your Hiring Process

Is the jobseeker ready for technology in the hiring process? Innovative recruiting technologies have gained fast technological advancement in recent years, with recruiting automation playing a pivotal role. Their ability to complete daily administrative duties fast and efficiently have made them a definite desirable for hiring teams dealing with high-volume recruitment.

recruiting

AI’s Growing Role as a Gatekeeper for Job Applicants

There have always been gatekeepers in the job application process. Applicants might be afraid that a résumé screener sitting at a desk will discard their application because of an errant typo. Or, jobseekers in the first round of an interview with a company may feel like the HR recruiter just doesn’t seem to like them.

tech

Master Seasonal Staffing Demands with Technology

It often feels like a mad dash to hire good people to meet seasonal demand, but forecasts aren’t always right, and needs shift daily. The hiring process for seasonal work has not come close to maximizing its potential.

Managers

Addressing the Skills Gap from Within

The “skills gap” has received a great deal of attention recently, particularly in the years following the Great Recession. In a nutshell, the skills gap refers to the difference between the skills employers want or need and those that the available workforce has to offer.