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5 Industries Facing Talent Shortages

With the rise of artificial intelligence and automation, many industries are facing talent shortages right now and will continue to do so over the next decade or so. And current studies and research indicate that the skills gap is widening and that this will cost companies over $8.5 trillion in economic opportunity.

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Comcast and Walmart Focus on Military Hiring

Several major employers have recently announced new or increased efforts to hire members of the military community as part of their recruitment initiatives. The military community includes not only active military members but veterans, reservists, guardsmen, and women and their spouses.

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How Conversational AI Can Reinvent HR for Seasonal Workers

Each year, companies add to their seasonal workforce to address anticipated customer demand—by how much depends in part on the state of the overall economy and forecasted holiday spending levels.

What Jobs Are Expected to Grow the Most by 2026?

Record low unemployment, technological advances, and a lack of skilled talent are making hiring extremely difficult for many employers.  And because technology is evidently making our lives easier, this is enabling many employees to spend fewer hours at work and instead, spend more time doing things they enjoy. Which leaves many employers wondering: What will […]

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Attracting, Engaging, and Retaining Seasonal Employees—It Pays to Plan

With the holidays looming, many organizations are staffing up for the busy times ahead. Holiday sales in 2018 are expected to rise as much as 5.6% over last year to a record $1.1 trillion, according to estimates from Deloitte. This means a need for more seasonal workers at a time when the labor market is […]

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Amazon Takes Steps to Pay Employees a Living Wage

With growing income inequality and fears of losing low-skilled jobs to automation and new technologies like artificial intelligence, there have been increasing calls throughout the country for a “living wage.”