Half Of All Skills Will Be Outdated Within Two Years, Study Suggests

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-from Forbes Executives believe nearly half of the skills that exist in today’s workforce won’t be relevant just two years from now, thanks to artificial intelligence. And a lot of that includes their own skills. This startling proclamation came out of a recent survey of 800 executives and 800 employees released by edX, an online education platform…. read more

Say More With Less: 5 Effective Communication Skills to Sound Smarter and More Confident

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-from Study International Mastering effective communication skills can lead to salaries or career growth in today’s digital age. Many studies have shown that: 85% of Americans — and 87% of professionals ages 25 to 35 — who countered on salary, other compensation or benefits, or both pay and other compensation and benefits got at least… read more

Understanding Body Language: 7 Strategies For Job Interview Success

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-from Forbes Words are only part of the story, in the job interview process – and understanding body language is the best way to create success in your career. Body language is the sum total off all the signs we give off when we communicate, including gestures, posture, eye contact and more. These seven strategies… read more

Is the Fully In-Person Workweek Extinct?

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-from Fortune Nearly half of companies reneged on their remote work policies this past year, but the fully in-person workweek is almost extinct. Good news, workers: You win. For the most part.   According to a new ZipRecruiter survey, fully in-person work has gone just about extinct. Only about 15% of remote-capable companies require five… read more

Four Proven Rules to Simplify Complex Ideas

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-from Forbes Simple is hard. Ask any speaker who has struggles to explain their work to someone outside their field. Stanford business school lecturer Matt Abrahams teaches his students to simplify complexity by having them follow four guidelines, lessons he reveals in his new book Think Faster, Talk Smarter. Here’s more about these proven and effective tactics… read more

See what states showed the biggest growth in median household income.

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-by Kamaron McNair Last year was rough on Americans’ household finances. Amid an inflation crisis that saw prices up 9.1% year over year in June 2022, Americans’ incomes appear to have taken a hit. The U.S. median household income dropped by 2.3% to $74,580 in 2022, down from $76,330 in 2021, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. While… read more

Rise in August Job Openings

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-by Kathryn Mayer   U.S. job openings rose in August to 9.6 million openings after falling the past three months. The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, or JOLTS report, released Tuesday from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), found that openings increased 690,000 to reach a growth rate of 5.8 percent, a boost from… read more

Help – I complained about my job in an interview….

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-by Kirstin Ferguson I complained about my job in an interview, and it got back to my boss. Help?   I went for a job interview at a company in the same industry, and during the interview, I explained, professionally, issues at my current workplace, and why I wanted to leave. Someone who had sat… read more

Avoid Age Discrimination By Eliminating 7 Things From Your Resume

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-by Robin Ryan for Forbes We are seeing more people over the age of 50 losing their jobs. They worry about ageism, which is a legitimate concern. When you are close to 60 or older, the discrimination becomes even more apparent. John, age 60, was an HR director at a Fortune 500 company where he… read more