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Is Your Job at Risk Because of Automation?

Posted by SelectOne

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New developments in robotics, information technology and artificial intelligence are allowing for never-before-seen efficiency in almost every industry. In fact, some tasks are becoming so efficient that machines can perform them faster, cheaper and with fewer errors than humans. From basic number crunching to the complex physical tasks required in manufacturing, a wide variety of jobs already have been heavily automated.

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Topics: Workplace

Introducing New Technology to Your Organization

Posted by Katie Whiting

 A study by MIT Sloan Management Review finds that companies of all sizes are facing a digital imperative: adopt new technologies effectively or face competitive obsolescence. In fact, 78% of respondents of this study feel achieving a digital transformation will become critical to their organizations within the next two years.

Despite the urgency to adopt new technologies 63% feel the pace of technological change in their organization is too slow.

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Topics: Workplace

7 Benefits of Using a Staffing Firm Over LinkedIn

Posted by Aly Finkle

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LinkedIn has changed the recruitment industry, but it still can’t replace a staffing firm for companies seeking top talent. While the online service does attract hordes of prospects, it can’t match the experience, credibility and hands-on touch you get from a team of recruiters. The following are seven benefits of using a staffing firm over Linkedin for your next hire.

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Topics: Hiring Strategies

These Types of Meetings Increase Efficiency & Accomplish Goals

Posted by Molly Peck

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Tired of weekly status meetings? Then you might want to try scrum meetings instead, they keep your weekly status short, focused and to the point. They encourage team members to stand up thoughout the meeting to keep them as efficient as possible, because nobody wants to stand for over an hour. 

Often times, status meetings are like hearing someone's to do list, scrum encourages participants to focus only on high level updates. For some tips on how to make your meetings something everyone talks about in a good way, see below. 

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Topics: Industry Trends

The Biggest Bonus Trends for 2017

Posted by Megan Wojtila

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With the economy continuing to bounce back, employee bonuses are also on the uptick. Bonus amounts have risen steadily year over year, particularly around the holidays.

While the types of bonuses and amounts vary widely, there are some common workplace bonus trends among the perks employers offer. Here’s what to look for in your next bonus.

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Topics: Industry Trends

Why It's Time to Forget Your Workplace Resolutions

Posted by Tricia Sortisio

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We’ve all listened to people give advice on how to successfully follow through on our New Year Resolutions for the workplace…start earlier, create attainable goals, be positive, strategize more, etc.  These are all great tips, but how about taking a different approach because let’s be honest it’s been a month since the new year started and those resolutions really haven’t stuck. Have they? Rather than making “resolutions”, let’s start setting aspirations.  So, what exactly does this mean?

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Topics: Career Advice

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