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Job Titles for the 21st Century

In a labor market with extremely low unemployment, companies are frequently fishing in the same pool for workers with up-to-date education and skills.

Publish date: 11/29/2018

 
As Brand Loyalty Grows, IT Departments Struggle to FInd Balance

As loyalty to certain products and program grow, tech workplaces are working to strike a balance between what employees want and what they can provide.

Publish date: 11/29/2018

 
IBM Watson and Kronos to Offer Hourly Employees Career Guidance

A new collaboration between IBM Watson and the workforce management platform Kronos will offer hourly workers access to a virtual career coach.

Publish date: 11/28/2018

 
Apple to Offer Training Sessions to Women in Tech

The aim of the program, according to Esther Hare, Apple’s senior director of world developer marketing, is to engage women in the technology field — a field with few female representatives.

Publish date: 11/28/2018

 
Baby Boomers are Delaying Retirement to Care for Parents

The number of baby boomers caring for both their elderly parents and adult children is growing, according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal.

Publish date: 11/21/2018

 
"Winterizing" the Workplace

There are many things that can be done to brighten up the office until spring comes around. Consider these tips to increase productivity and keep the gloom and doom out.

Publish date: 11/19/2018

 
Praise for a Rising Star May Hurt Others in the Department

Branding an up-and-coming employee as a future leader or rising star may have unintended consequences for other employees, according to a study from the Universities of Queensland, Exeter, Groningen and Rotterdam.

Publish date: 11/19/2018

 
Study: Robots in the Workplace Will Increase Productivity

According to a recent study, introducing industrial robots into the workplace has not only increased workplace productivity, but it also means increased wages for employees.

Publish date: 11/19/2018

 
Sailing Through an Applicant Tracking System

Humans apply intuition to resume interpretation, understanding that a particular word or phrase means the same thing as language from a job description, for example. The following advice will help applicants nail resume-writing when the initial screener is not human.

Publish date: 11/14/2018

 
Tech Fields Are Not Immune From #MeToo Moments

A study, commissioned by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, provides additional evidence that women in scientific and technical fields are still fighting an uphill battle to be accepted and treated as equals to their male colleagues.

Publish date: 11/14/2018