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As a hiring manager, you may be in need of project specific help requiring a skill set that is not currently available in your organization. You decide to hire a contract worker with the needed skills. You work with your preferred staffing agency that specializes...

The pace of change is ever accelerating which affects our careers and the workplace in which we work. Modern-day futurist and entrepreneur Elon Musk gave some great career advice at a recent Ted talk that INC Magazine summarized in one sentence; “if you are not...

Virtual Reality (VR) technology has advanced to be able to create cyber experiences for the masses that immerse an individual in a new environment where the senses are engaged.  The cost of the technology has dropped to the point where it fits corporate training budgets....

Talent and skill shortages are widespread.  Talent sourcing faces tremendous pressure. Technology is reshaping the workforce. Companies are embracing technologies and new innovative models to source and hire talent in a rapid-cycle fashion. To remain competitive in the race for talent companies are taking these...

Even the best corporate training program loses value if employees don’t retain the information presented to them. The time and money invested in learning and development at any company need to be focused on creating a corporate training experience that is not only enjoyable, but...

“Memory is the power or process of reproducing or recalling what has been learned and retained especially through associative mechanisms.” – Merriam-Webster Like most people, by tomorrow morning you’re likely to forget 85% of that definition. In spite of such a grim reality, we continually learn....

The questions asked when hiring professionals can make or break your organization. A great hire can help a company grow. A bad hire, well, that’s another story. The cost of a bad hire can vary widely and the U.S. Department of Labor estimates the average...

It is difficult to be an effective leader guiding a team to success. A leader can unknowingly sabotage a team’s success by his/her actions or inaction. Here are 7 watch-outs for leaders. 1. NOT HOLDING TEAM MEMBERS ACCOUNTABLE. This is often wrongfully mistaken for micromanaging. If no...

Working anywhere or anytime in the world is the new paradigm of work teams in our global economy.   Virtual work teams bring together expertise and important contributors that may not otherwise be able to work together because of travel, cost or time.  Virtual work teams...