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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

 
Top Ten Challenges Facing Employees Today

According to a recently released LinkedIn survey of over 1,000 people, the most challenging issues facing employees in the workplace today — thereby sapping both passion for and engagement in the work that they do — include the juggling workload and achieving a work-life balance.

Publish date: 11/13/2018

 
Researchers Discover Key to Being More Likeable on Dates, Job Interviews

Because dating and interviewing for a job are relatively similar in that candidates for both a job and for affection need to first win someone over, it stands to reason that the key to successfully winning over an employer or a potential romantic partner would likewise be similar.

Publish date: 11/13/2018