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How the Coronavirus Crisis Is Redefining Jobs

The outbreak of Covid-19 has forced organizations into perhaps the most significant social experiment of the future of work in action, with work from home and social distancing policies radically changing the way we work and interact. But the impact on work is far more profound than just changing where people work;...

New 3D Printed Nasal Swab Provides Better Accuracy than Current COVID-19 Testing Standard in Initial Study

Metal and carbon fiber additive manufacturing machinery maker Markforged, has announced that it is partnering with Neurophotometrics, a maker of scientific optical instruments, to produce Fiberflex Rayon, a 3D printed nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs for use in diagnostic testing for COVID-19. According to the companies, the new 3D printed swabs successfully detected the...

How to Tell Your Story on LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn page is often the centerpiece of your online career persona, yet most of us barely consider what we’re offering there. We serve up a motley buffet of achievements, experiences, identities, missions, and passions for readers to shovel through. Or we go the other way and set a sparse...

Managing Uncertain Talent Acquisition Needs

Organizations, and arguably the human species in general, systematically strive to avoid risk and uncertainty. We like to know what to expect, so we can plan and be well prepared for the opportunities and challenges on the horizon. However, the world and market climate today is highly uncertain, and this...

Strategically Preparing to “Reopen” Your Company’s Doors

Published April 14, 2020 The COVID-19 global pandemic has hit communities, businesses, our country, and the world like a hurricane. However, because some founded optimism appears to be in sight, companies must start positioning themselves for the gradual reopening of the US and global economies. There are still many uncertainties,...

Technical Recruiting in the Age of COVID-19

P.T. Barnum’s mantra, “The show must go on,” rings especially true today. Virtually overnight, COVID-19 has turned our world on its head. Many large gatherings, including trade events that were staple recruiting opportunities for many companies, have been canceled. International travel now formally restricted. Many companies are restricting or banning...

4 Ways to Systematically Assess Soft Skills

Soft skills have always been important, but they’re increasingly vital. The rise of automation and artificial intelligence means that hard skills alone are no longer enough to be successful. Additionally, the valuable life span of many hard skills is shrinking, but soft skills will stay relevant for the long haul....

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