The Approaching Quantum Leap in Computer Technology

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The pace of technological change is accelerating. In fact, many experts tell us that we are on the verge of a quantum leap in computer technology where we will be able to create machines that can actually think. It’s called artificial intelligence. Job Disruption And, according to business experts, this leap will also have huge… Read more »


How Staffing Firms Help with the Sharing Economy

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It’s no secret that the sharing economy is growing rapidly. Many people are working as independent contractors because they like the autonomy and flexibility it gives them. At the same time, companies are struggling to find people with the needed skills. As the unemployment rate drops, it is becoming more difficult for companies to find… Read more »


Using IT to Make Collaboration Work

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Collaboration is about communication, but also a lot more. Employees communicate all the time, but collaboration is more than just sharing information. It’s also about solving problems, making good decisions, and getting the work done. Businesses need to invest in technologies and applications that will make collaboration easier and more effective. Technological collaboration tools need… Read more »


Time Management for IT Workers

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IT professionals can work hours that are a good deal beyond the average. In fact, one survey reported an IT average of 52 hours a week. That is a lot of hours on the job, and that equates to a lot of work that has to be done. In order to get all that work… Read more »


How to Make Better Presentations

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Giving presentations is often a part of the job. Some people enjoy speaking to an audience, while others are not particularly thrilled at the idea. Either way, there are things you can do to be a more effective and engaging public speaker. Here are a few of them. 1. Deep breaths This helps to calm… Read more »


Employers Hire Clinical Candidates They can Trust

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Honesty and accuracy are essential in every clinical processes. If the information being generated is not reliable, there is no way for researchers to verify their results and no way to confirm that processes are safe and effective. That is why the trustworthiness of clinical candidates is a major concern when hiring. Proving to a… Read more »


New Ways to Market Your Products

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Companies are always looking for new ways to market their products and 2016 will be no different. Here are few trends that marketing pros foresee moving to the forefront of marketing efforts this year. 1. Narrative content This is where the company tells a story, but breaks it up into episodes that play out over… Read more »


A Few Tips on How to Better Manage Your Time

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We are all looking for better ways to manage our time. There always seems to be more to do than time to do it. Much of good time management is simply having the self-discipline to focus on what we need to do. But there are ways to help us get focused, to get better organized… Read more »


Attitudes About Performance Reviews

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Few people are neutral about the idea of performance reviews. Many companies still use them, seeing them as a useful tool for giving feedback to employees. But increasingly, performance reviews are criticized as adding little of value or insight into managing employees. And now a recent study has revealed more problems with performance reviews, specifically… Read more »


Should You Hire a Boomerang Employee?

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The term “boomerang employees” refer to former workers who leave and then try to come back in the future. There is no hard line on rehiring boomerang employees – it truly depends on each particular circumstance. Determine if you should hire a boomerang employee by assessing these pros and cons: Pros: Culture Fit With hiring… Read more »