Technology has made our workforce more productive in many ways. However, there’s still no substitute for good old-fashioned human connection, especially in the remote workplace. Making a conscious effort to promote human interaction among employees leads to increased concentration and collaboration, oftentimes resulting in increased performance. In fact, chief product officer and sociologist, Maximo Castagno said “Technology that connects employees
Adapting to change is a critical life skill – and one that’s especially important to master when transitioning into a new workplace. While change can be exciting, it can also be intimidating, and learning to manage feelings of uncertainty can be challenging. That’s why we’ve prepared four tips to help you overcome the fear of changing jobs and ease into
True or False: The more interviews conducted with candidates, the better. False! It’s true that having a healthy pool of job applicants can help you identify the strongest candidates. And, it’s equally true that the number of interviews you conduct has the potential to make or break your chances of securing top talent. However, adding too many interviews to a hiring
While you may see the term “skills gap” thrown around a lot on LinkedIn, it’s more than a snappy phrase. In fact, the US Chamber of Commerce has identified a significant shortage of soft skills in the workplace. The skills gap is defined as the difference between the skills that candidates have and the skills that employers are looking for.
The future is voice search marketing. We’ve heard it before, and we’ll continue to see it firsthand as consumers continue to increase their use of voice search technology. Smart speakers are expected to appear in 55% of U.S. households, which means the time is now to start integrating voice search marketing in to your digital strategy if you haven’t already.
You may have heard career professionals talk about writing a self-assessment, but what is it, and why should you write one? A self-assessment is an evaluation of your skills, preferences, and values. It can be used to assess your career progress so far and to help you plan your goals for the future. It’s a vital part of the career
There’s no one-size-fits-all formula to hiring top talent, but there is one key component that could change your interview process: Looking beyond hard skills. When hiring managers focus solely on hard skills, there’s always a chance that the most experienced candidate lacks the ability to adapt or the willingness to work alongside a new team. Especially with regard to senior or
While your manager may have a different answer to this question, the truth is: Keeping a pulse on the job market is one of the wisest things you can do. Read that again. It’s a common misconception that searching for jobs while you have a job you enjoy is poor practice. After all, why would you need to keep an
Adapt or perish – the world of eCommerce marketing is constantly changing. We see examples of how retailers are getting creative with the use of social media to promote products – but what’s next? Enter: The livestream shopping event! Livestream shopping takes the traditional QVC-style home-buying shopping experience to the next level with the use of social media. Brands are
We are living in the age of the “episodic career,” where the focus is less about reaching a specific long-term career goal and more about taking the opportunity to explore and grow as an individual. Many people in the workforce find that they want to try multiple industries before they settle down on a single path, or maybe switch directions