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Articles and insights from one of the industry's most respected thought leaders on how workforce trends are changing the way business will get done.



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4 Quick Fixes to Jump Start Recruiting in 2018

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 11:48:08 +0000

What should businesses expect when it comes to recruiting in 2018? The answer is pretty simple—it’s going to be a humdinger! If there was any doubt that a shortage of skilled workers exists, 2017 extinguished it.  A combination of economic growth, falling unemployment and the lowest labor participation rate since 1978 is creating a “perfect

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New Book Warns Companies to Get Their Recruitment “Shift” Together

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:03:07 +0000

It’s time for business and its HR professionals to get their recruiting “SHIFT” together. In his newest book Recruiting in the Age of Googlization HR Futurist and employee selection expert Ira S Wolfe describes how the automation of jobs and work makes it seem like science fiction is taking over the workplace and is consequently disrupting traditional

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Never Too Old to Break Into the Video Game Industry

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 19:07:46 +0000

The days when video games were for kids are over. According to the ESA, 27% of gamers in the US are over 50!  Older adults are embracing games because they both fun and cognitively beneficial. A study from the International Journal of Disability and Human Development showed that the older adults who played video games showed markedly less

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VUCA Prime: An Antidote for Exponential Change?

Sat, 26 Aug 2017 17:51:40 +0000

The following is a modified excerpt from my new book “Recruiting in the Age of Googlization.” You can preorder a copy on Amazon and download an excerpt here. There’s an old story that has made its rounds: To succeed, you don’t need to outrun the bear, you just need to outrun your nearest competitor. The

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Jobs for Baby Boomers Who Aren’t Ready to Retire

Mon, 08 May 2017 22:32:02 +0000

Retirement from a job can be a difficult transition for some people to make. So many of us dedicate a huge chunk of our lives to our profession and even to a single company. Suddenly stopping and having nothing to do all day can be a radical lifestyle change. That’s why so many people opt

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Baby Boomers Breaking into the Technology Sector

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:46:40 +0000

By Guest blogger – Jess Walter, Freelance Writer Age discrimination is hopefully becoming a thing of the past. As 10, 000 Baby Boomers every day cross the 60 years old threshold, more and more of these older workers are finding technology offers them another career… and with good reason. Jobs are in high demand, and salaries are

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Exponential Change Makes Mincemeat Out of Tradition and Convention

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:33:11 +0000

Things are getting really bad for many legendary companies. Within a 24 hour period I received a flurry of text and email alerts accentuating the change-or-die outcomes delivered by exponential change. A text alert went out about the impending doom of one-time retail powerhouse Sears. Its stock reached an all-time low recently as it announced

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3 Things Recruiters Must Do to Stay Relevant

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:34:57 +0000

The world is changing rapidly and the pace of that change is accelerating. Just about everything we knew and believed about work, jobs, careers, and the workplace is being obsolete. Five millions jobs may be lost as early as 2020 according to the World Economic Forum. Many of those jobs may include recruiters. It is

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10 Things You Should Know about Automation and Jobs

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:48:06 +0000

Technology needs no help to disrupt work and displace people. It inherently accelerates change driven on its own momentum. The pace of that change is also accelerating. As a result, automation and jobs have been nearly synonymous.  Just about everything we knew and believed about work, jobs, careers, and the workplace is moving rapidly toward

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Recruit Elusive Talent During Extraordinary Challenging Times

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:46:33 +0000

The people responsible to recruit elusive talent, from the C-suite to hiring managers, are missing a once-in-a-lifetime trend. This trend encapsulates everything that is wrong with talent acquisition today. And it is going to challenge even the best recruiters and frustrate the most competent managers more in 2017. That one trend is not the rise of

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