Peter Daisyme — January 13, 2020 Now, small businesses balance their staff with freelancers. A recent study done by UpWork.com and the Freelancers Union found that around 57 million Americans were working as freelancers as of 2019. This makes up about 36 percent of the U.S. workforce and amounts to $ 1.4 trillion in earnings. … Continue reading How Small Businesses Balance Their Staff With Freelancers
Peter Koning — January 13, 2020 The agile movement really has changed the way we lead our people. Giving them more freedom and autonomy to do their job often improves the quality, productivity and happiness of the people. Because knowledge workers (or highly educated people) don’t need a boss to tell them what to do, … Continue reading How Much Autonomy Should Teams Get From Their Agile Leader?
Ana Gotter — January 7, 2020 The verdict is out: shorter video on social typically performs better. While there’s definitely a place for long-form content on social media, the standard rule of thumb is that shorter videos (a minute or under, if not thirty seconds or less) will be most impactful and achieve the highest … Continue reading Brand Video Breakdown: How Oreo Uses Bursts of Short Social Videos To Keep Their Audience Engaged
Erasing The Dearly Departed: Where Does Their Online Data Go? by Ray Schultz , Columnist, January 2, 2020 Publishing mavens may recall porno king Al Goldstein’s magazine called Death. The tagline was: “Bigger Than Life.” That line has turned out to be all too true online. Computer Weekly cites research forecasting there will be 4.9 … Continue reading Erasing The Dearly Departed: Where Does Their Online Data Go?
Sahin Ozdemir — December 11, 2019 What baffles me each time I look at the numbers with regards to Scrum certifications, is the low amount of PSD Certified Software Developers in relation to the certified Professional Scrum Product Owners and Professional Scrum Masters out there. The beating heart of Scrum is getting to “Done”. Delivering … Continue reading Professional Scrum Developers and Their Importance
Aashish Sharma — October 20, 2019 Follow @ineedseo Historically speaking, society has a way of stereotyping generations into pigeonholes for the neatness of media reports. In truth; each generation contains a plethora of differences even between themselves, let alone between each other. Businesses will always need to adapt to suit the skills and training needs … Continue reading How Businesses Need To Adapt Their Training to Make Way for Generation Z
Christopher Brown — October 11, 2019 Follow @marketculture Creating a new business that endures over a long time is hard. We all know the statistics; 80 % of companies fail within the first 2-3 years. What separates the businesses that sustain from those that wither away? Customer obsession. These companies have found a problem worth … Continue reading You Can’t Handle the Truth – Why Most Leaders Say They Want Their Businesses to Be Customer-Centric but Aren’t Willing to Take the First Step
Ryan Ayers — October 8, 2019 Follow @TheBizTechGuru HR professionals can promote diversity and inclusion by leveraging technology that eliminates hiring bias. The technological revolution is still in play. However, it’s already sparking a new kind of revolution – diversity and inclusion. At the beginning of the tech industry diversity revolution, social advocates pointed out … Continue reading Innovating an Inclusive Workspace: Data Tools Can Help Recruiters Address their Gender Biases
Darleen DeRosa — October 3, 2019 Follow @onpoint_llc Leadership is often viewed as synonymous with influence. In many cases, the legacy of a great leader is their ability to get buy-in from different stakeholders Unfortunately, many leaders often rely on the same proven strategies that have helped them succeed in the past, which can make … Continue reading How Leaders Can Adapt Their Influencing Styles
Mark Runyon — October 2, 2019 Follow @aspprogrammer Those of us who have been in the online dating pool know about vetting prospects. It doesn’t matter if you’ve developed a great rapport with someone. At some point, you have to ask yourself, “is this person going to boil my pet bunny?” Social media is obviously … Continue reading How Businesses Can Cultivate Their Online Profile to Attract Prime Job Candidates