The advent of automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning is perhaps one of the biggest disruptions that the manufacturing industry has encountered. These technologies could impact…
Human Resources Trends and Training to Elevate Your Workforce
This free HR seminar will provide you with an update on emerging Human Resource Trends and to learn more about a workplace training grant program offered at no cost to eligible employers Karyn Rhodes, Director at Hilb Group, will present on the topic of Human Resources to provide you with information about the latest HR Trends for Employers, CEOs, CFOs, HR Professionals, and anyone who handles…
The Melding of Minds: How AI and Humans are Changing the Workforce
In this special guest feature, Claus Jepsen, Deputy CTO and Chief Technology Strategist at Unit4, discusses how the future of AI holds both promise and mystery. It is more important than ever to prepare yourself, your team, and your organization to develop a strategy to leverage artificial intelligence. And keep in mind – AI, when used correctly, is about empowering people to do more and better than humanly possible.
Windows 10 Looms Large, Earnings Fall Short: Microsoft Roundup
The July 29 rollout of Windows 10 is getting close, but the company's earnings fell short thanks to a $7.5 billion write-down from the Nokia deal.
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Organizations can capitalize on shifting retirement patterns to help narrow their talent gap.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Affect the Human Workforce in the Near Future
A common misconception about AI is that it will lead to jobs being eliminated and humans replaced by robots. Instead, there are real benefits to look forward to once this emerging technology becomes established in the workplace.
Business Leaders’ Top Concern is Moving to a Hybrid AI-Human Workforce
PRINT, PDF, EMAIL Two-thirds of business leaders fear that their organization could become irrelevant if they fail to move to a “hybrid” workforce. According to research by Capita People Solutions, a successful transition to a combined human and artificial intelligence, or hybrid, workforce is the most important priority for 72% of leaders in the next […]
Automation could make the modern workforce more ‘human’ — here’s how
Technologies like artificial intelligence eliminate repetitive tasks and leave more time for workers to focus on strategy. [sponsor content]
The Human Element: Why Workforce Strategy Needs to be More Talent-Centric
The introduction of AI tools is helping companies streamline recruitment processes to a large extent, thus helping to make them faster and more efficient
How To Create A Resilient Workforce
Get started on creating a Resilient Workforce with these tips from tonight's #TChat guest, Michael Ballard.
The top learning trends for 2019: Towards a digital-human workforce
As organizations navigate their digital transformation, learning & development (L&D) leaders are tasked with reskilling their workforce. Udemy’s Head of L&D shares what to expect in 2019.
Why is Your Sales Team Falling Short? (And What Can You Do About It?)
I’ve said this before, but it bears repeating: There is no such thing as a product that sells itself. If you want to move product—if you want to generate revenues—you need a sales team willing…
Why Your Cold Calls, Emails and Sales Messaging Might Be Falling Short
Do you think that to a buyer, most sales people sound the same? That’s because most sales messaging centers around one flavor, and one flavor only; “I WANT TO SELL YOU SOMETHING” And don’t get me wrong, I think it’s important that buyers know that we’re not looking for a bunch of buddies who never … continue reading »
Office of Human Rights Publishes Best Practices Guide for Employers on Transgender Rights
The District of Columbia Office of Human Rights, in connection with the National LGBTQ Task Force, recently published a 19-page best practices guide for employers on transgender issues in the workplace. The document, titled Valuing Transgender Applicants & Employees: A Best Practices Guide for Employers , when taken together with earlier guidance from the EEOC on transgender bathroom access and broader guidance from...
Uncovering Hidden Human Capital: How Leading Corporations Leverage Multiple Abilities in Their...
Happy New Year. People with disabilities are gaining recognition as a significant and growing market for products and services. This will only strengthe...
‘Rhodes Must Fall’ and Decolonizing Education
Writing in 2006, the historian Manning Marable asserted that, “The Black public intellectual must actively engage the past in such a way that tends to obliterate the boundaries that appear to divide the past from the present, and from the future.” Central to the praxis of what Marable termed “living Black history” is the contention that the “powerful narratives we construct about the past have the…
California Kids Are Falling Behind in Education and More. What Is the State Doing to Help?
California's more than nine million kids are dealing with high levels of poverty, the effects of income inequality and uneven educational opportunities.
Are the rates of dementia in the U.S. really falling? And how is education involved?
A new longitudinal study finds that the rates of dementia and Alzheimer’s in the U.S. appear to be dropping, but almost exclusively in those with higher educations. We spoke with Dr. James Ma…
House Ways and Means committee meets in Fall River to talk education
FALL RIVER — When there is money on the table, people will turn out to talk.Local legislators used that attraction to draw more than 100
Dental Education Library
If you're like most people, you probably learned how to brush as a child… and chances are, you haven't thought about it much since then. That's understandable — but there may come a point when we find our oral hygiene techniques could use improvement. Here are a few tips on the proper way to brush your teeth… plus, a reminder of why we do it First, the reasons why: Brushing is an effective way to remove plaque — a sticky, bacteria-laden biofilm that…