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Top 3 Workplace Trends to Watch for in 2019
Top 3 Workplace Trends to Watch for in 2019

From four-day workweeks in the United Kingdom to Mondays getting the axe in Japan, one of the biggest workplace trends for 2019 and beyond is less time in the physical office. For example, a program from PwC grants some employees shorter weeks, while others only work a few months a year. Also, eBay plans to…

Nationwide Cutting 1,100 Jobs Amid Digitalization
Nationwide Cutting 1,100 Jobs Amid Digitalization

Nationwide insurance will be eliminating the jobs of approximately 1,100 of its employees across the country in a 3.6 percent reduction of its workforce due to technological advances rendering certain positions obsolete. The insurance and financial services giant told about 80 workers in Des Moines and 350 in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday that they would…

AI Needs Humans in the Workforce
AI Needs Humans in the Workforce

As machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies continue advancing at breakneck speeds, there is a rapidly growing concern about what the rise of automation and AI means for the workforce masses. As computers show increasing cognitive capabilities, create revolutionary efficiencies, and produce cost savings in the billions, where does that leave millions of workers?…

Using Automated Recruiting to Improve the Hiring Process
Using Automated Recruiting to Improve the Hiring Process

Long gone are the days when actual recruiters are reading resumes, line by line. Instead, automated recruiting is taking over the initial screening of applicants, if not most of the recruiting process. When done by a recruiter, resume screening can take up to 23 hours just for one hire and most of the applicants end…

Job Training Reinvestment Is More Critical Than Ever
Job Training Reinvestment Is More Critical Than Ever

A new CareerBuilder study indicates that those who fail to revisit technical job training could be at substantial risk of losing their jobs. Technical skills and knowledge are in high demand in the job market today. Consequently, researchers caution that those who aren’t actively developing their technical expertise could be damaging their marketability and cannot…

The Automation Revolution – Chatbots and AI
The Automation Revolution – Chatbots and AI

The automation revolution is here, and it’s not going away anytime soon. Whether you work in an industry that is moving toward integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into its operations, or you have used it as a consumer when placing an order or playing a video game, you’ve been exposed to the wave of the future,…

What Are the Most Coveted Skills Employers Want by 2026?
What Are the Most Coveted Skills Employers Want by 2026?

Envision yourself at work eight years from now. What will your workplace look like? What sort of job will you be doing? What skills will you bring with you when you got the job? As the workplace continues to change rapidly, your current skills could be obsolete before you even use them. Yet there are…