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Need to Update Your Resume? Here Are 8 Tips.

Resume writing can be daunting, and best practices have changed over the years. Professionals in the early phases of their career, perhaps writing resumes for the first time, and industry veterans who have not updated their resume in a long time alike will benefit from these tips. If you are...

Five Tips for Selling Your Ideas to Senior Management

You may have the best idea in the world, but if you can’t persuade senior managers to buy into it, you’ll never have the opportunity to implement it. Over my career in supplier consulting and manufacturing, I’ve seen plenty of good ideas crash and burn in front of decision-makers. In...

Why Now Is the Time for “Open Innovation”

Amidst the gloom and doom of the early months of the Covid-19 crisis, something surprisingly uplifting started to happen: Companies began to come together to work openly at an unprecedented level, putting the ability to create value before the opportunity to make a buck. The German multinational Siemens, for instance,...

Forbes AGAIN Ranks 180 Engineering as the Top Specialized Engineering Recruiting Firm

Recruiting engineers and other technical talent has become an increasingly specialized proposition, and 180 Engineering continues to rise to the challenge. 180 Engineering, a talent acquisition firm focused exclusively on filling engineering and IT roles, was once again ranked as the top specialized engineering recruiting firm on Forbes’ 2020 America’s...

How to Prepare Your Virtual Teams for the Long Haul

Before the pandemic, there were no playbooks for how to convert a co-located team to 100% virtual in a matter of days and we’re finding in our research that the conversion process — and the results — has differed substantially from team to team, even within the same organization. This...

Productive Remote Workers Do These 5 Simple Things Every Day

Posted on FastCompany.com article written by Elizabeth Grace Saunders As certain workers are beginning to return to the office, some are thrilled to have regained an environment more conducive to their personal productivity. For some, the office has fewer distractions and just makes it easier to get work done, particularly...

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;...

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