Companies Are Finding Virtual Recruiting to Be More EfficientRead the rest of this entry »
It takes a little getting used to, but companies are finding that recruiting executives remotely offers more than enough benefits to make up for the lack of in-person meetings.
“There are many ways where the virtual recruitment is more efficient than what we did before,” said Jacqueline Welch, chief human resources officer and chief diversity officer at mortgage-finance giant Freddie Mac.
She told The Wall Street Journal that Freddie …
Soft Skills Are Almost As Important As Tech ProwessRead the rest of this entry »
The same goes for C#, Python and SQL, according to an analysis Burning Glass did of tech job postings.
Dice.com, the tech careers site, took a deep dive into what skills employers most often list in their job descriptions and what they’re willing to pay to get the talent …
Get Rid of Gray Hair by Going on VacationRead the rest of this entry »
Some might argue the point, but most of us know that stress will turn your hair gray. Just take a look at before and afters of US presidents.
But who would have guessed that eliminating the stress can turn those gray hairs back to their natural color?
That’s what a team of researchers at New York’s Columbia University found when they studied the graying process.
From volunteers of different ethnicities …
Flexibility, Communication Are the Keys to Becoming a Top AdminRead the rest of this entry »
The warning about serving two masters is an apt caution for administrative professionals who, as companies reopen offices, may find themselves suddenly having two bosses.
Where once an executive assistant might stay with a single executive, the trend now is for all but the most senior leaders to share the services of a single admin. As a recent article from the American Society of Administrative Professionals (ASAP) says, “managing the …
This Year Juneteenth Will Be DifferentRead the rest of this entry »
It was June 19, 1865, two months after Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate Army and 2 and a-half years after the Emancipation Proclamation took effect, that the slaves of Texas learned they were free.
Ever since, June 19 has been celebrated as Juneteenth. From an inauspicious beginning in Galveston 155 years ago, Juneteenth celebrations spread throughout Texas. But it wasn’t until the civil rights activism of the 1960s …
Supreme Court Extends Employment Protection to LGBTQ WorkersRead the rest of this entry »
Monday, the US Supreme Court ruled that the Civil Rights Act protects gay and transgender workers from employment discrimination.
It is a decision that extends the protection nationwide and affirms a practice we at Green Key Resources have always followed.
“At Green Key Resources, equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be a fundamental principle,” said Adina Goldman, Director of Human Resources. “We’ve always been committed to a …
Recognizing Nursing Assistants This Special WeekRead the rest of this entry »
This week – Nursing Assistants Week -- we at Green Key Resources want to extend a special thank you to the nation’s certified nursing assistants and recognize the vital work they do.
These are the professionals who do the day-to-day work of caring for patients too ill, too elderly or who are just in need of extra help as they recover.
Never before has so much been asked of the …
Homeland Security Issues Windows Bug AlertRead the rest of this entry »
Tens of thousands – perhaps hundreds of thousands -- of Windows 10 users are vulnerable to a “wormable bug” so serious it has been given the highest score possible of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System.
Although Microsoft issued a fix for the bug in March, Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued an alert warning of the potential risk to systems that have not installed the fix.
Investment Banks May Start Hiring in Q3Read the rest of this entry »
Investment banks are having a strong year.
After taking belt-tightening steps last year and announcing cost reduction plans this year, the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent business shutdowns worried the industry that more draconian action might be coming.
That prospect now is much less likely. Most investment banks had a strong 1st quarter and are on track for an equally good Q2.
Reporting on positive financial news from three of the …
We're Going Blue for Men's Health WeekRead the rest of this entry »
We’ll be wearing blue on Friday in recognition of Men’s Health Week.
Wear Blue Day helps to raise awareness about the importance of male health and to encourage men to get preventive health checkups.
The Men’s Health Network created Wear Blue Day and, in 1994, pushed Congress to declare the week before Father’s Day as Men’s Health Week. The reason is clear. Men die at a higher rate than women …