How Emerging Technologies Impact the Workforce

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Technology is ever-growing and ever-evolving. With it comes an increase in extremely specialized skillsets and a shift in the types of positions companies need to hire for and how they go about hiring for them. The world around us is surrounded by technological advances, from Starbucks and pizza delivering robots to Alexa being your personal… Read more »

How Do I Protect My Company’s Data Against a Security Breach?

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With more reliance on technology than ever across industries, all appropriate measures must be taken to prevent a professional data breach, the cost of which can range from $1.25 million to over $8 million. A recent CSIS survey of IT decision-makers across eight countries found that 82 percent of employers report a shortage of cybersecurity… Read more »

How a Fully Remote Staff Can Grow Your Business

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Companies with remote employees are often on the forefront of innovation. From a candidate standpoint, they tend to be very attractive potential employers, as they naturally lend themselves to flexibility and work/life balance. As an employer, you benefit in numerous ways from having remote staff members. This strategy enables you to select from a larger,… Read more »

9 Red Flags to Look for When Hiring

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Interviewing is a fine art. Some questions and answers are straightforward. Other aspects are far more nuanced. Responses, body language and a person’s attitude – or any combination of the above – indicate how an individual would likely act if they became part of your team. So, as you identify personality and character traits, watch… Read more »

Reasons Top Talent Might Leave

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There are few things more upsetting than top talent leaving your organization – especially if the move is sudden and unexpected. It can really turn your world upside down. Why does this happen? And, what might you do to nip it in the bud and improve your overall retention rate? Focus on Your Culture According… Read more »

12 Tips for Grooming IT Leaders

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By next year, millennials will make up 50 percent of the American workforce. This generation of employees – born between the mid-1980s and the early 2000s – represent the future of your IT team. So, for effective succession planning, you should already be grooming tomorrow’s leaders. In a recent Fortune study, 20 percent of millennials… Read more »

How to Build an IT Team

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Every company today is a tech company – or, at least, every company that plans to survive is a tech company. Your business can be a single-location retail store or a global manufacturer, a restaurant and food truck establishment with half a dozen vehicles or a multi-fleet shipping enterprise. Every business, everywhere, depends directly or… Read more »

2019 Leadership Guide

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Only by continuously developing leaders can you keep developing your company to its full potential. Starting with your senior management team, there are certain qualities you can look for – and nurture – as you position your business for ongoing success. Ask yourself these questions about your current and future company leaders: Do they set… Read more »

Generational Workforce: Stats and Shifts in Workforce Culture

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The American workforce in undergoing a massive sea change when it comes to shifts in the culture and expectations for what a professional work setting looks and feels like. As we’ve all heard many times, the Baby Boomer generation — those born between 1946-1964 — are retiring en masse, to the tune of 10,000 per… Read more »

How to Address an Underperforming Employee

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You may have heard the old saying that one bad apple doesn’t spoil the whole barrel. But when it comes to your employees, one person who consistently underperforms can, in fact, negatively impact the effectiveness of others as well. Rarely do people operate in a vacuum. So for the sake of the employee, your team… Read more »