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How the Gig Economy Is Changing the Tech Industry

27 Oct, 2017

The gig economy is clearly disrupting the tech industry, both in positive and negative ways.

iCIMS Works with Google to Use Machine Learning to Match People with Jobs

24 Oct, 2017

Machine learning can help match job seekers with the best employment opportunities. iCIMS, a provider of cloud-based talent acquisition solutions, is participating in Google’s Cloud Job Discovery beta program.

The Unspoken Problem with Salary Inequality: It Can’t Be Fixed by Policy

20 Oct, 2017

At the heart of this problem is that we still do not have an objective baseline for what a specific job is worth, except for a few high-value jobs where the salary is based on high demand and low availability.

The Key Skill That Will Assure Survival in the Coming Second Machine Age

17 Oct, 2017

Rather than training to do one thing, we instead train to be good at being trained. This will reduce our fear of change, increase our abilities to move to new opportunities, and massively reduce our stress when faced with a critical change.

Training IT Staff for Security Duties to Tackle Overwhelming Threat Intelligence Data

18 Sep, 2017

The good news: More organizations are using threat intelligence to detect and then mitigate potential cybersecurity incidents.

Security Skills Aren’t Keeping up with the Threat Landscape

13 Sep, 2017

We can never think that security training, even for professionals, is done. Skills, like threats, have to constantly evolve.

Google’s Employee Manifesto Failure: Fixing Discrimination Should Start with Analysis

09 Aug, 2017

If we ever truly wanted to fix something like salary discrimination, we’d come up with a scientific method for measuring employee value.

Lenovo Employs Facial Recognition Software in Virtual Training App

19 Jun, 2017

Lenovo AirClass now tracks 68 facial features to gauge the level of student engagement. That data is fed into an analytics application that then generates an engagement score.

IT Departments Aren’t Prepared for Security Risks

16 Jun, 2017

Although they seem like a logical fit, IT and security don’t necessarily go hand-in-hand. They are different skill sets, and when we ask IT to perform security jobs without having the right skills, we are going to have an organization that falls into that 74 percent unprepared for security threats.

How to Demonstrate ROI to Avoid Slashing the Training Budget

30 May, 2017

When the IT organization is directed to cut costs, one of the first things to go is the training budget, and learning and development fall by the wayside. The reason is simple: Training tends to be seen as a cost, rather than as an investment.

For Telework Proponents, Things Are Good, But Not Perfect

19 May, 2017

It’s fair to say that despite the surprising move by IBM to pull back somewhat, telework has fully established itself as the coequal of traditional approaches.

Leadership Guru Offers Tips on How to Become a More Positive Leader

18 May, 2017

Leadership consultant Jon Gordon has excellent advice and guidance on how to lead in a way that inspires positivity and optimism.

AMD’s Lisa Su and the Advantages of a Trained CEO

15 May, 2017

Lisa Su is one of the good ones, but we should never forget that this wasn’t a lucky accident. She, as with most successful CEOs, is the result of a program that assured her own quality and taught her to assure the quality of her people and firm.

Research Shows Hallmarks of Great Leadership Unchanged over Three Decades

11 May, 2017

While the experiences leaders have and the challenges they face over time may change dramatically, what constitutes great leadership doesn’t change significantly at all.

Former HP Talent Chief: ‘The Culture of HP Was Not an Inclusive Culture’

08 May, 2017

Linda Sharkey, who served as HP’s chief talent officer and VP of people development from 2006 to 2009, discusses the culture and the difference between diversity and inclusivity.

Looming Massive Job Losses Demand New ‘Human’ Approach to Work, Professor Says

05 May, 2017

The United States is seemingly oblivious to looming massive job losses that will inevitably occur as smart machines take over more and more functions that are currently performed by humans.

The Fine Art of Teaching Language to Computers

01 May, 2017

Caterina Balcells is chief linguistic officer at Inbenta, teaching language to computers and training chatbots. She discusses languages and artificial intelligence development careers.

Startup Aims to Help Adults with Autism Gain Employment as Coders

26 Apr, 2017

The difference in Coding Autism’s approach lies in how the students are accommodated and supported on the career preparation side.

How One Tech Exec Made the Transition to HR

24 Apr, 2017

Steven Pruden is Appirio’s SVP of human resources, after a long tech career and an acquisition. He talks about making the change and working successfully with his team.

Changing Minds, Not Numbers, Lies at Heart of Achieving Diversity, Expert Says

20 Apr, 2017

Linda Sharkey, an organizational and leadership development strategist and co-author of a book on talent development, shares a non-traditional perspective on the topic of corporate diversity and inclusion.

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