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Staffing Industry News & Articles

Jan 14 2020

The Growing Demand for Cybersecurity ProfessionalsThe Growing Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals

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Companies and government agencies are more vulnerable to cyberattack now than ever before. The World Economic Forum’s “The Global Risks Report 2019” placed cyberattacks and massive data fraud among the year’s top five risks (4th and 5th, respectively)—marking the second time two technological risks were among the top five. The Identity Theft Resource Center reported that hacking—an umbrella category that[…]

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Jan 13 2020

Global Interconnectivity: Benefits and ThreatsGlobal Interconnectivity: Benefits and Threats

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Technological Benefits in the Modern World The digitization of the economy is revolutionizing the way day-to-day business is conducted on all levels of commerce, from Fortune 500 companies and financial institutions, to mom-and-pop retail stores. Similarly, as automation continues to advance, more people are depending on technology for communication, entertainment, travel, education, scheduling, and general organization (to name a few). By 2020, Domo estimates that for every[…]

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Jan 10 2020

How to Build a Rock-Star Marketing and Analytics TeamHow to Build a Rock-Star Marketing and Analytics Team

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Having the right people in place to leverage marketing analytics is a persistent issue for today’s chief marketing officer. According to The CMO Survey (February 2019), marketing’s investment in training and development reached a five-year high as companies grappled with how to cull insights from customer data and hone marketing strategies. Finding the right talent can be tricky, and companies[…]

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Jan 10 2020

5 Ways to Attract the Right Consultants for Your Team5 Ways to Attract the Right Consultants for Your Team

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There’s a big difference between filling a role and finding the right person for an opportunity. When you fill a role, you’re buying skillsets. When you find the right talent, he or she integrates with your team in ways that raise the collective energy, like a breath of fresh air. She clicks with company values and becomes part of your[…]

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Jan 6 2020

4 Ways a Staffing Firm Can Transform Your Job Search4 Ways a Staffing Firm Can Transform Your Job Search

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The job search process is no cakewalk–but what if you could have your own personal cheering section and a team of industry experts to guide you through it? Spoiler alert: You can. Here are 4 reasons to consider using a staffing firm in your next job search: 1. Save time. Taking the time to research, find, apply to, and follow up on jobs, only[…]

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Dec 20 2019

Not-So-Typical Resolutions to Help You Learn and Grow in 2020Not-So-Typical Resolutions to Help You Learn and Grow in 2020

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Does your 2020 New Year’s Resolution involve putting on yoga pants, entering a sweat-filled room, following the shouted instructions of someone for about an hour, and walking out barely able to feel your legs? If so, you’re among the 12 percent of Americans who, in an effort to start focusing on fitness, join a gym in the month of January.[…]

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Dec 17 2019

8 of Our Favorite Workplace Articles and Ideas from 20198 of Our Favorite Workplace Articles and Ideas from 2019

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2019 brought a slew of thoughtful content in the world of work, as well as some eyebrow-raising memes. We’ve rounded up a selection of our favorite articles, videos, and ideas from the year, so grab a comfy chair, settle in, and read on. 5 Mental Mistakes that Kill Your Productivity Ever feel like you’ve been “busy,” but can’t name one thing you’ve actually gotten[…]

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Dec 10 2019

Why Agile Fails in Large Enterprises (and How Your Team Can Avoid the Same Fate)Why Agile Fails in Large Enterprises (and How Your Team Can Avoid the Same Fate)

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When done well, Agile teams enable companies to be responsive to market changes, stay ahead of their competitors, and focus on business value and customer needs in a cost-effective and efficient way. The challenge with Agile in large enterprises, however, is that one integration mistake can easily lead to many. The way in which enterprises integrate the methodology can go[…]

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Dec 4 2019

12 Ways to Say Thank You and Show Appreciation Over the Next 12 Months12 Ways to Say Thank You and Show Appreciation Over the Next 12 Months

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There are certain moments when saying “thank you" may seem appropriate, simply because it’s under the umbrella of a national holiday or an occasion that calls for it. Thanking someone, however, whether it’s your employees or a colleague, parent, friend, or supervisor, shouldn’t only occur as a formality. In fact, thanking those who make a difference in your daily life or in your career, character,[…]

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Dec 2 2019

Is it Time for Your Organization to Transition to Agile?Is it Time for Your Organization to Transition to Agile?

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If your organization has been considering dipping its collective toe into the world of Agile, you’re not alone: a global survey of nearly 1,300 business and IT leaders found that eight out of 10 organizations said they have committed to adopting Agile within the software development area. Agile, evolving An Agile team, as LeadingAgile defines it, is “a cross-functional group of people that have everything, and everyone,[…]

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