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If you want to get more done, stop equating mobile tech with productivity

Today's workforce is becoming increasingly mobile as more and more businesses embrace mobile technology in a bid to improve efficiency and boost productivity. For many organizations however, the gains in productivity have been minimal. And their approach to implementing mobile technology may even be contributing to work overload and more stress for their employees, writes Natalie Lambert. She explores here the legacy processes and practices you need to address before implementing an ef...
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When the manager is a millennial

Nowadays companies may find they have up to five generations working alongside each other and it's becoming increasingly common to see someone younger managing older and more experienced workers. This can pose challenges for both the older generation of employees and their younger managers. As new approaches replace the management and leadership styles of the past, young managers may struggle to establish credibility and gain the support of their older colleagues. In this article, Janina Co...
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Close your own skills gap: Hire from within

When it comes to attracting suitably skilled candidates, especially with rapid advances in technology and business growth, companies often find they’re all fishing from the same talent pool. From her own experience as VP of People at Udemy, Lisa Haugh shares her top tips for retaining the talent you already have and keeping your employees engaged by adopting a creative, flexible and open-minded approach that gives workers an opportunity to learn new skills and to experience different roles withi...
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Want creative employees? Look for curiosity

According to a recently published study, the key to recruiting a creative workforce is to look for candidates with a high level of curiosity. According to the study’s lead author, the research provides evidence that testing for curiosity traits could significantly benefit employers, especially those looking to fill complex jobs, and yet recruiters are not selecting candidates based on those traits. The study also confirms that creativity is to some extent a trainable skill. [ Read the full artic...
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