Month: March 2020

THE 4 MOST IMPORTANT MINDSET SHIFTS TO MAKE IN 2020

My head is spinning. As someone consumed with workforce trends, January is my jackpot. Each day I probably receive 100 or more emails, newsletters and Google alerts about what thought leaders and experts suggest will be dominant 2020 workplace trends. Fortunately, there are some themes running through all the prognostications: […]

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THE CASE FOR ETHICAL HACKING

When it comes to addressing the threat of cyber attack, companies are starting to borrow from the playbook of their would-be enemies by hacking their own systems before others get the chance. The practice is called “ethical hacking” and it’s an approach that recently gained worldwide attention when it was revealed […]

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WHY THE 40-HOUR WORKWEEK IS BROKEN: Q&A WITH JODY THOMPSON

Unlimited vacation days, flextime and telecommuting are all policies aimed at making employees happier and more productive at work. Jody Thompson, co-founder of consulting group CultureRX, says these measures are short-sighted. What inspires employees to produce more, higher quality work, she says, is complete autonomy over their schedules and 100 percent […]

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Overcoming Even the Most Difficult "Ands" In Life

Rosie Gourdine was building her home healthcare business. The mother of five, who children ranged in age from 23 to five, had just finished medical assisting school and was deciding her next step. Bryant & Stratton College recruiters called. And called. And called. and after six months, rosie decided this […]

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Don’t Let Social Media Kill Your Career

Social media can kill your career. That’s not surprising, nor is it new. But right now, with recent college graduates out there job hunting and since it is an election year, this is a great time to be warned again. People are overlooked for job interviews and promotions and they […]

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WHY YOU MIGHT JUST NEED A GREAT \’TWESUME

At a time when our digital and social lives play out in all kinds of new forms and platforms (and at all hours) I suppose no one should be surprised that the Twesume — yes, a 140-character attempt compacting a CV into a tweet — has arrived on the scene. What\’s a […]

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Save Our Children from Sitting Disease

You might wonder whether to pursue a master’s degree. Why do it? Not only is there the satisfaction of gaining additional knowledge, skills and credibility, but you also may become more financially secure. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), people with master’s degrees earn a median annual salary of […]

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3 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR CAMPUS RECRUITING EFFORTS COUNT

This piece is the first in our “Campus Recruiting 101” series covering how HR professionals can make the most of their campus recruiting efforts this year. With the school year right around the corner, it’s time to get serious about your campus recruiting strategy. Colleges are full of talented and […]

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How Electronic Health Records Enhance Patient Care

By Julie Jones I was born during the Generation X years when personal computers first came out. We had Atari growing up and learned on Apple computers before they became mainstream. In college, we had “instant messaging” but it was only between two college campuses. When I graduated nursing school […]

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How to Become a Freelance Paralegal

Even in such a highly competitive field, the opportunity for individuals with a paralegal degree to operate on a freelance basis is a popular choice for recent graduates. Learn about the ins and outs of pursuing a freelance opportunity in this exciting field. Paralegals are an important part of the […]

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Accreditation: The Importance of Knowing the Facts

It is really important to understand what accreditation is if you are considering higher education. There are different types of accredited schools and by having knowledge of this and doing a bit of research on your potential school, you can ensure that you will be earning a legitimate degree. There […]

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How Electronic Health Records Enhance Patient Care

By Julie Jones I was born during the Generation X years when personal computers first came out. We had Atari growing up and learned on Apple computers before they became mainstream. In college, we had “instant messaging” but it was only between two college campuses. When I graduated nursing school […]

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4 WAYS TO PREVENT A POOR CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE

Despite all the talk about HR technology and artificial intelligence improving candidate experience, the numbers say otherwise. In fact, candidate resentment has increased by 40% since 2016. But what, exactly, is the cause? A few of the top reasons cited in the just-released 2019 North American Candidate Experience Research Report include: poor communication, discrepancies between the […]

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COMING UP AT DREAMFORCE ’13: THE FUTURE OF SALES ENABLEMENT

Next week the mega-event that is Dreamforce kicks off in San Francisco.  Our services and consulting partner Appirio has been gearing up for the event for many weeks over on their Dreamforce Central site. You’ll find a lot of interesting content there, including seasoned advice on navigating the event, information on must-attend sessions, and insights into […]

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Instructor Blog: The Importance of Reflection

Some students may wonder why there is such a focus on reflection.  Reflection is not only about helping you remember what you learned, it is learning. The results from a Harvard Business School study confirm that reflection is essential to learning.  A study was done with two groups of people. Both groups […]

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