Culture Is More Important Than MoneyRead the rest of this entry »
It's not enough just to pay competitively. Today's workers place at least as much -- and often more -- importance on a company's culture than on comp and benefits.
"Job seekers want to be paid fairly but they too want to work for a company whose values align with their own and whose mission they can fully get behind," said Christian Sutherland-Wong, president and COO of Glassdoor, which recently released the ...
VC Funds Expected to Set Second Consecutive RecordRead the rest of this entry »
Venture capital funds had a strong first half of the year with $66 billion invested in some 4,900 deals. At the current pace, 2019 may turn out to be the second consecutive year VC investment has topped $100 billion.
Meanwhile, exits are setting a record. Propelled by Uber's IPO, the Q2 exits total of $138.38 -- more than double Q1's $50.2 billion -- pushed the first six months exit ...
Older Workers Are the Solution to Banking's Talent ShortageRead the rest of this entry »
Employers' "obsession," as a MarketWatch article termed it, with hiring millennials and even younger digital natives is especially hurting the financial services industry, as the interest is unrequited.
A Deloitte Insights article says the financial institutions worldwide are facing two critical employment trends: "a pervasive talent gap and a boom in the number of baby boomers still employed or seeking employment in their workplaces."
Deloitte says the talent ...
Office Managers Can Improve the Customer ExperienceRead the rest of this entry »
Customer experience begins even before they open the front door. Realtors call it "curb appeal." That first impression sets an expectation of what follows. Overcoming a bad one takes far more effort than confirming a good one, and it may not happen at all. That's why savvy office managers need to pay attention to the small details.
Look at your reception area from the perspective of a first time ...
Drug Ad Uses Office Wi-Fi to Target PatientsRead the rest of this entry »
An unnamed drug firm is trying out a new way to reach potential customers -- targeting ads to patients in waiting rooms.
An article on FiercePharma says beginning this week, patients who log on to the Wi-Fi in their cardiologist's office will see messages for a PCSK9 inhibitor, which is a type of cholesterol lowering drug. Although the ad campaign, managed by Semcasting, which is managing the ad campaign, declined to ...
8 'Best' Jobs That Might Just Get You Interested In HRRead the rest of this entry »
Chances are no child has ever told Grandma and Grandpa they want to be a human resources manager when they grow up. Too bad, because it's a growing career that pays well and is becoming ever more vital to modern management.
A new report from CareerCast says seasoned HR managers have a median salary of $113,000. Even though that means half the jobs pay less, it also means half ...
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Automation is Changing More Than JobsRead the rest of this entry »
Automation, powered by artificial intelligence, is rapidly and profoundly transforming the American economy and its society, says MIT economist David Autor.
The former is becoming more obvious everyday, as companies increase their investment in robots -- electronic as well as mechanical. The latter, though, hasn't been much noticed, and even less reported on. Autor, himself, isn't certain how the transformation will evolve, though as he said in is keynote last month ...
Is Job Growth In Healthcare Slowing Down?Read the rest of this entry »
When the June employment numbers are released Friday, economists are expecting a rebound from May's disappointing results.
Last month, the government reported 75,000 new jobs were created in May, less than half what analysts forecast. Bloomberg says the June number should be in the neighborhood of 160,000.
Looking for signs of where the economy is heading, labor economists and financial market will be paying close attention to the ...