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Prime Day 2021 Brings New Challenges for Amazon Sellers
Accounting + Finance General Interest Leadership + Management

Prime Day 2021 Brings New Challenges for Amazon Sellers

The return of Amazon Prime Day to the summer calendar appears to be a sign of progress, but new challenges...
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What It Means to Be a Leader During a Time of Crisis
General Interest Leadership + Management Worklife

What It Means to Be a Leader During a Time of Crisis

During the early months of the pandemic, team leaders, managers, and company executives had to use cognitive reframing to build...
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Mid-Life Crisis? Consider a Mid-Life Career Switch
Accounting + Finance General Interest Information Technology Leadership + Management Worklife

Mid-Life Crisis? Consider a Mid-Life Career Switch

Far too often, ages and life stages are regarded as barriers to starting a new career. But the mid-life career...
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Want to Feel More Connected? Try Some LOLs
Leadership + Management

Want to Feel More Connected? Try Some LOLs

Feeling worn down and disconnected from your team? Humor may be the key to reconnecting with coworkers again. Numerous studies...
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In a Time of Crisis, What Makes a Good Leader?
Leadership + Management

In a Time of Crisis, What Makes a Good Leader?

When situations are uncertain and unpredictable, both basic human instinct and management training can cause leaders to delay action and...
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Do We Really Need This Meeting?
Leadership + Management Worklife

Do We Really Need This Meeting?

Feeling the virtual meeting brain-drain? Get smarter about virtual teamwork with these four tips from Microsoft WorkLab. 2020 was the year...
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Productivity Is a System Problem
Leadership + Management

Productivity Is a System Problem

Productivity is about systems, not people, says the Harvard Business Review. Sure, there are hacks and techniques each of us can...
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Why Is the Cybersecurity Gap Growing?
Human Resources Information Technology Leadership + Management

Why Is the Cybersecurity Gap Growing?

In 2016 Cisco estimated there were a million unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide. Last November, (ISC)2, the International Information System Security Certification Consortium,...
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The Allure of the Freelance Quant
Leadership + Management

The Allure of the Freelance Quant

Robert Carver, author and retired executive at quantitative hedge fund AHL, poses this seductive question to quants: “What if you...
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Some Like It Hot, Some Like It Cold
Human Resources Leadership + Management Professional Support

Some Like It Hot, Some Like It Cold

With summer promising to be a hot one and workers returning to offices, the perennial battle over the thermostat is about to...
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Bank Uses Lockdown to Train New Managers, Refresh Others
Financial Services Leadership + Management

Bank Uses Lockdown to Train New Managers, Refresh Others

Just days before the UK announced a coronavirus lockdown, Lloyds Banking Group launched a training program for new line managers....
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Here’s Where to Look For News
Accounting + Finance Leadership + Management

Here’s Where to Look For News

In the fast moving world of alternatives, one of the challenges is not just staying on top of the financial...
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Silver Lining For Hedge Funds In Market Chaos
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Silver Lining For Hedge Funds In Market Chaos

As financial markets worldwide continue to slowly push up from their March collapse, hedge fund investors are experiencing less of...
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Banks, Asset Managers Begin Hiring Again
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Banks, Asset Managers Begin Hiring Again

Amidst a volatile stock market that's seen more ups and downs -- more ups than downs in the last few...
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Majority of Employers Still Honoring Job Offers and Internships
Healthcare Human Resources Leadership + Management Worklife

Majority of Employers Still Honoring Job Offers and Internships

There’s some good news for college students anxious about their summer internships. Almost two-thirds of employers intend to go ahead...
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Your Post-Virus Office Will Be Very Different
Human Resources Leadership + Management Worklife

Your Post-Virus Office Will Be Very Different

As the number of new COVID-19 cases shows signs the growth curve might be flattening, there’s hope some businesses may reopen...
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You Still Need to Be Professional When Working From Home
Human Resources Leadership + Management Worklife

You Still Need to Be Professional When Working From Home

Experienced work-at-homers know to keep the dog out and the door closed when on a conference call. For video meetings,...
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Virus Stalls Global IPO Activity
Financial Services Leadership + Management

Virus Stalls Global IPO Activity

IPO activity that was on track to regain the momentum of the first quarter of 2018, may now end 2020's...
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Here’s a Free Course In Leading Virtual Meetings
Healthcare Leadership + Management

Here’s a Free Course In Leading Virtual Meetings

With so many businesses limiting employee travel and having those not required to be in the office to work from...
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Managers Gain More By Asking Questions
Human Resources Leadership + Management

Managers Gain More By Asking Questions

To be a better manager, ask don't tell. More specifically, ask questions of your team. If that seems inconsistent with...
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