Fintech's Jobs of the Future Are Already HereRead the rest of this entry »
The fintech revolution is changing just about everything the banking industry does. Just as ATMs freed us from teller lines and made cash available at any hour, fintechs want to obsolete physical banks .themselves.
It's a long shot -- for now -- but among the impacts these online-only financial services are already having is disrupting traditional industry jobs, and creating (by one account anyway) jobs with futuristic titles like "sustainable wealth manager" ...
A Strategy For Better Client MeetingsRead the rest of this entry »
One of the biggest demands on an accountant's time are client meetings.
There are the prospective client, get-to-know you meetings, for which many firms don't bill. Once they do sign, then time management becomes critical. Even when you bill by the minute, those "I have a quick question" calls can turn into time sucks. And when they really are as quick as the client claims, they can become a sore ...
Celebrate IT Pro Day By TrainingRead the rest of this entry »
Today, for IT Pro Day you could order in pizza and sandwiches to recognize the work they do. Or you could really go all out to celebrate hosting lunch and committing to give your team the time they need -- and a survey says they want -- to freshen up their skills and learn new ones.
A survey commissioned by IT management software provider SolarWinds specifically for IT Professionals Day says a ...
Will AI Replace Pharma Sales Reps?Read the rest of this entry »
Artificial intelligence is being deployed in all sorts of ways in all industries and pharma and the life sciences are no exception.
It's hardly surprising that AI is already an ally in simulations and data analysis, but does it have a role in pharmaceutical sales?
Yes, says David Logue, Senior Vice President of commercial strategy at the pharmaceutical software firm Veeva. Writing in PharmaExec.com, Logue says, "The next frontier ...
Pay Data Due to Government By Sept. 30Read the rest of this entry »
The deadline is looming for employers with 100 or more workers to file pay data with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. EEO-1 Component 2 data is due by Sept. 30.
Although a court appeal to stop the data collection is pending, it doesn't stop the reporting requirement for this year. Employers must electronically file for all employees pay and hours worked categorized by gender, race/ethnicity and job type for ...
Uninspired? Get Help From InspiroBotRead the rest of this entry »
Feeling uninspired? Lacking in creativity? There's no shortage of self-help advice to get you going again: take a walk; write out how you're feeling in longhand; meditate; do yoga; exercise; take a nap.
Or you could just turn to InspiroBot.
In seconds you'll have snapped back, attempting to deduce the meaning of such inspirations as:
- "If we can't understand the macarena, what is there left to understand?"
- "A wish ...
The New Paradigm for Talent ManagementRead the rest of this entry »
The disruption of old school talent management practices is one of the hottest topics in human resources today. And, in truth, the scrutiny these practices are getting extends all the way up to the C-suite.
Any doubt that corporate leaders are taking seriously the old saw "people are our greatest asset" was dispelled by a new "Statement of Purpose of the Corporation" from the Business Roundtable which put customers ...
Unfilled Jobs Helping to Push Wages UpRead the rest of this entry »
Friday's employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed employers created 130,000 new jobs last month, the lowest number since May. The private sector's share was 96,000; the balance reflected government hiring.
There's little doubt the numbers reflect a substantial slowdown from a year ago. Since January, all new job hiring has averaged 158,000 a month. Last year the average was 234,000. Whether that's due ...
An Easy Way to Increase Your Value 50%Read the rest of this entry »
If there was one thing you could do improve your employment value by 50% would you do it?
Of course you would. So take a writing class.
“The one easy way to become worth 50% more than you are now — at least — is to hone your communication skills — both written and verbal." That bit of advice comes from none other than the Oracle of Omaha himself, Warren Buffet.
Security, Privacy Are Healthcare's Top IT PrioritiesRead the rest of this entry »
Just as with the national economy, technological advances, competitive market forces, the demand for new skills, and engagement, job satisfaction and worker stress are challenging the healthcare industry, forcing it to rethink practically every aspect of how it does business.
But, as the recent U.S. Leadership and Workforce Survey from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society reports, there are significant differences how organizations prioritize those issues. "Hospitals and ...