• 5 Ways to Look for a Job During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Find a job during the Coronavirus pandemic Are you trying to find a job during the Coronavirus pandemic? You are not the only one. In March, it was reported that over 3 million people filed jobless claims in the United States. This is comparatively higher than the number of jobless claims recorded during the Great Recession of 2008, where over 695,000 people were left unemployed in the US.

    With businesses forced to cut costs and freeze hiring, things are not looking great for the US job market at the moment. So what can you do? Should you wait for the economy to turn or is it possible to find a job in spite of the pandemic?

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  • Challenges of a Project Manager in a Crisis Situation and How to be Successful

    A team working on a project With the COVID-19 pandemic, the regular work life of a person has been greatly impacted. While a large majority has been left without jobs, there are still many who are working from home. Given this new landscape, project managers have had to step up and take a closer look at their management skills.

    A project manager is responsible for making sure that their team can complete the project successfully. This means that the success of a project and the skills of a project manager are closely tied. In short, a poor project manager will translate into poor results and vice versa.

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  • Digital Learning: The Key to Enhancing Employee Performance

    Digital learning strategy Keeping your employees engaged and encouraging them to be more productive can be tricky for even the best managers. Given the current global situation and with remote working becoming the new normal, talent management has become even more difficult for organizations. Digital learning can be a useful option here. A properly executed digital learning strategy can transform your work culture and improve employee engagement.

    Read on as we discuss the benefits of digital learning initiatives and how they can help you enhance employee performance

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  • Workforce Management 101: 5 Ways to Drive Up the Efficiency of Your Contingent Workforce

    Contingent workers Did you know? According to a report released by BLS in 2017, nearly 16.5 million people in the United States have contingent jobs. That’s 10.3 percent of the total labor force of the country that works on a temporary or contractual basis. The report also pointed out that despite the increasing preference for a contingent workforce, the percentage of temporary workers has declined since 2005.

    This is likely due to poor talent management by companies who rely on temporary staffing solutions. For instance, most temporary workers are paid less than permanent employees. In this article, we are going to discuss how you can manage your contingent workforce more efficiently and the resulting benefits.

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  • Technology Trends for 2019 and 2020: Here’s What You Need to Watch Out For

    Technological trends Given the rapid pace at which technology develops, it’s important to keep up. After all, failing to adapt to the latest technological trends can quickly translate into the death of a perfectly sound business. The Nokia story will tell you that much. So what can you expect in the world of technology in 2019 and 2020? Here’s what our research on the hottest technological trends came up with:

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  • How Can You Navigate a Hot Job Market to Get Your Dream Job?

    Job hunt Job hunting is easily one of the hardest parts of being a grownup. There’s plenty of rejection along the way, not to mention the frustration that comes with impossible hiring requirements put forth by employers. The good news is that like most things, getting your dream job may be difficult, but it is not impossible. In this article, we are going to help you figure out how to get a job in a competitive market. Let’s get started.

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  • Create a Diverse Techforce With More Women and Deliver Success!

    Women in technology "Investing in women's lives is an investment in sustainable development, in human rights, in future generations - and consequently in our own long-term national interests." - Liya Kebede

    Did you know? As per some recent research conducted by Small Business Trends, women held only 20 percent of all the jobs in technology in 2018. Just this simple statistic helps you gauge the proportion of men to women in technology. In the United States alone, the number of women in tech is fewer than it was 25 years ago. There are several reasons for this.

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