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Unlocking The Future: A Comprehensive Guide To AI-Driven Career Excellence

Allwork

AI is poised to massively boost the global economy and provide professionals across industries with tools to enhance their careers. Key AI technologies like machine learning, natural language processing, and automation offer avenues for career advancement and essential skills development. To capitalize on AI’s potential, professionals must engage in continuous learning, integrate AI skills, and adapt to AI-driven workplace transformations.

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Are You Management Material? Not Everyone Is…

Eat Your Career

Many professionals set their sights on management because they think it’s what they’re “supposed” to do. But truthfully, management isn’t for everyone. Some people just aren’t cut out for it, and that’s perfectly okay! There are plenty of other ways to advance your career without going into management. I speak from personal experience. My first “real job” out of college was as a management trainee at the country’s largest financial institution (at the time).

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What do we need offices for anyway? The Greeks had a word for it

Workplace Insight

The Greek word anagnorisis describes the sense of having just caught up with a truth that was always waiting for you. It’s a common literary and artistic device found in the plots of everything from Oedipus Rex to Macbeth, Star Wars and Fight Club, but it’s also a word that conveys a useful, complex idea that does not have an adequate English version.

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The Art of Small Talk: How to Connect With Strangers and Acquaintances

Success

Does small talk really matter? Absolutely, says Shasta Nelson , social relationships expert, speaker and author of The Business of Friendship , Friendships Don’t Just Happen: The Guide to Creating a Meaningful Circle of Girlfriends and Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness. “Almost every relationship we have starts with seemingly mundane moments,” explains Nelson.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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Growing number of firms tracking activity of remote workers

Workplace Insight

Nearly half of enterprises (44 percent) are collecting data on the working hours of remote workers, with an additional 33 percent planning to do so in future, according to a new report from Kinly, The company’s Trusted Connections 2024 study surveyed 425 enterprise AV professionals working in the UK, Germany, Nordics, and the Netherlands. It suggests that 65 percent of enterprises are encouraging staff to install Internet of Things (IoT) devices into their homes, while a third (33 percent) are a

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Discovering Your Unique Communication Style: Understanding Yourself and Others

Practically Perfect PA

Discovering Your Unique Communication Style - Understanding Yourself and Others As Assistants, we work in such busy, fast-paced environments; it can be easy to forget that how we communicate is vital to how we are seen and interact with those around us. Communication really is the thing [.

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For Jamie Kern Lima, Unlocking Success Starts with Embracing Self-Worth

Success

In a world inundated with self-help books and influencers posing as online therapists, Jamie Kern Lima is a beacon of authenticity and wisdom. Best known as a motivational speaker, author and personal development mentor , Lima is not just another success story; she is a testament to the transformative power of self-worth. Lima understands the pressures women face in a society that often values appearance over substance.

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Quarter of people have now used or tried AI in the workplace

Workplace Insight

A new report from the Workforce Lab at Slack sets out to explore how office-based workers think about artificial intelligence and how they are using it in their jobs. The poll of 10,000 people suggests that the adoption of AI tools in the workplace accelerated by 24 percent over the last quarter, with one in four office-based workers reporting they have tried out the tech for work as of January 2024, compared with one in five as of September 2023.

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Landlords Need Reimagined Properties And Hospitality-Infused Amenities To Lure Tenants

Allwork

Landlords are redesigning office spaces with hospitality-inspired amenities and biophilic design elements to attract tenants in a market where office space demand is projected to decline. Health and wellness initiatives are increasingly integrated into workplace design, offering tenants communal, relaxing spaces and access to nature to enhance productivity and well-being.

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Elevating the Virtual Interviewing Experience

Sharing your authentic self in a virtual interview can be an unwanted challenge. How do you break through the digital barrier when conducting a virtual interview and share your exceptional self? Think in unconventional ways to elevate the virtual interviewing experience.

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Episode 516: Nir Eyal Talks About Mastering Focus By Being Indistractable

Productivityist

In this episode, originally released in October 2019 , I sit down with Nir Eyal. Nir is the author of “Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life” and is known for his groundbreaking work on habit formation and technology’s impact on our lives, shares invaluable insights into the mechanisms of distraction and how we can harness them to live more fulfilling lives.

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Harnessing the Power of Momentum to Achieve Your Goals

Success

The work you put in toward your personal and professional growth and well-being is incredibly important in both the short- and long-term. Your determination to continue investing in your growth is truly inspirational! So let’s continue pushing your efforts into new territories by exploring a specific force together: the power of momentum and the role of investing time, energy and resources into building it.

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Thoughts of hybrid working should now turn to productivity and trust

Workplace Insight

Businesses now face the huge challenge of managing office returns and addressing the underlying generational divides and mistrust that have surfaced as a result of the pandemic years. With the Office for National Statistics (ONS) having released new data on UK productivity levels that show productivity remains sluggish, the impact of hybrid working models on productivity and employee well-being, especially in light of last year’s unprecedented spike in sick days, is an important issue.

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Digital Nomads And Freelancers Need These Strategies To Navigate Tax Season Smoothly

Allwork

While traditional employees typically have taxes withheld from their paychecks by employers, freelancers and self-employed individuals manage their own tax contributions. Understanding this difference is fundamental to ensuring that freelancers fulfill their tax obligations correctly and avoid penalties. By proactively managing their affairs and possibly engaging with a tax professional for guidance, freelancers and digital nomads can navigate tax season with confidence, securing financial peac

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Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

New vaccine mandates and testing policies will affect employers with more than 100 workers. Get Paycor’s free, customizable vaccination policy template to communicate critical details and new requirements to your employees. Get Paycor’s Template today!

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Ep 260: Navigating the EA and Chief of Staff Relationship with Maggie Olson

LEADERASSISTANT.COM

Maggie Olson is the Founder of Nova Chief of Staff, the premier destination for Chief of Staff education and development. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Maggie walks through a step by step guide for EAs and CoSs for leveraging each other and creating a powerful relationship. She also touches on navigating other c-suite relationships.

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Niké Ojekunle Got Scammed. Now She’s Helping Others Avoid the Same Fate By Advocating for Financial Literacy

Success

Niké Ojekunle calls herself one of the “OG influencers,” and since joining TikTok, the Nigeria-born, Los Angeles-based blogger’s “get ready with me” videos and skincare recommendations have helped her amass over half a million followers. As her follower count grew, she also negotiated more and more sponsorship deals for herself, using her business savvy and entrepreneurial mindset to ink deals with fashion and beauty brands.

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People who don’t work at a desk feel much less loved than those who do

Workplace Insight

The UK’s ‘deskless’ workers feel considerably less valued at work than their desk-based colleagues. Just 43 per cent of UK deskless workers admit to feeling seen, valued and appreciated compared to 61 per cent of desk-based corporate employees. These are the findings from O.C. Tanner’s 2024 Global Culture Report which have been released to coincide with Employee Appreciation Day (1 March 2024).

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How To Solve The Trust Gap In Remote Work

Allwork

Remote work challenges stem from a traditional equating of visibility with productivity, leading to transparency gaps and trust issues when remote work obscures direct observation of employee activities. Remote work necessitates a balance of synchronous and asynchronous engagement, as the lack of a physical office removes inherent work rhythms. Granting autonomy to employees, trusting them to manage their time and workload, and providing them with the freedom to explore creative solutions can le

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Is Training the Right Solution?

Speaker: Tim Buteyn

Let's set the scene: you’ve identified a critical performance gap in your organization and need to close that gap. A colleague suggests training, but you suspect there’s something going on that training can’t address. How can you determine if training is the right solution before you commit your budget and resources to a new training program? In this webinar, you will learn how to determine if training is the right solution using the Behavior Engineering Model.

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How To Use A Virtual Digital Marketing Team To Transform Your Business

Jennie Lyon

Welcome to the dawn of the remote revolution, where virtual teams reign supreme! This isn’t just a fad in digital marketing – it’s the new standard. Why? Think cost-effectiveness, unparalleled flexibility, access to a global talent pool, and productivity levels that defy expectations. Understanding how to use a virtual digital marketing team is the key!

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SUCCESS’ 2024 Women of Influence

Success

Every year, the SUCCESS Women of Influence awards shine an exciting spotlight on remarkable women who transcend boundaries, inspiring and transforming lives across diverse industries and communities. These women are the unsung heroes, the trailblazers who’ve left an indelible mark, both personally and professionally. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’d like to continue our celebration of inspiring women everywhere—those who are breaking barriers, giving back and making an impact in their dai

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We need to talk about loneliness

Workplace Insight

Last year the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that loneliness is a pressing global health threat. Research has shown that it poses the same health risk as 15 cigarettes a day. According to the ONS, between January and February 2024, one in four adults in the UK reported feeling lonely. The government estimates the cost of severe loneliness per person is roughly £10,000 per year as a result of its impact on wellbeing, health and productivity.

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Burning Issues: Businesses Need To Prepare As A Surge In Solar Activity Threatens Tech, Communications And Power Grids In 2024

Allwork

As 2024 progresses, the Sun is entering a period of heightened activity, which may have significant implications for various aspects of life and work on Earth. For those working in sectors reliant on satellite technology, such as telecommunications, navigation, and broadcasting, the upcoming solar maximum could pose challenges. Organizations may need to strengthen their infrastructure against potential disruptions and develop contingency plans to maintain operations during solar events.

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Revitalizing Dry Content: A Lesson in Engagement

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

We’ve all been there. You’ve been given a pile of dry content and asked to create a compelling eLearning course. You’re determined to create something more engaging than the same old course that learners quickly click through, but how do you take this “boring” content and create something relevant and engaging? Many instructional designers will say, “Boring in means boring out.

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Leveraging Procedures for Effective Training and Onboarding

All Things Admin

Procedures are more than just documents; they are a roadmap for new hires, guiding them through the complexities of their new role and the company culture without constant supervision. Think back to the last time you started a new job. Even if you’ve performed similar roles before, your first days and weeks at a new company were probably a bit daunting.

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These Are the Accommodations Working Parents Want Most From Their Employers

Success

Gone are the days of women hiding their pregnancies in job interviews or dads being secretive about the fact they have to be home for a 4 p.m. bus drop-off. Instead, supporting parents in the workplace is finally gaining traction as working parents are starting to demand more from potential employers when it comes to benefits, accommodations and perks around fertility, pregnancy and child care.

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Offices not geared up for hybrid working, poll claims

Workplace Insight

Despite a huge increase in the number of businesses adopting a hybrid working model, a new poll from Crown Workspace claims that almost half (46 percent) of hybrid workers believe their office or workspace does not suit a hybrid working model and is in need of modernisation. In recent months a number of businesses have requested a return to the office or an increase to the number of days spent in the office.

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New Pew Report Shows Stalled Progress For Women In U.S. Labor Force

Allwork

In recognition of the upcoming Women’s History Month, Pew Research published an analysis of labor data exploring how women’s roles in the U.S. workforce has evolved over the years. The data reveals significant strides in education as pay disparities and representation in leadership positions persist into 2024. According to the report, Women now constitute 47% of the U.S. civilian labor force — an increase from around 30% in 1950.

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Brain Fog HQ: Memory Enhancement Techniques for Professional Development

Speaker: Chester Santos – Author, International Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach, Corporate Trainer, Memory Expert, U.S. Memory Champion

In October, scientists discovered that 75% of patients who experienced brain fog had a lower quality of life at work than those who did not. At best, brain fog makes you slower and less efficient. At worst, your performance and cognitive functions are impaired, resulting in memory, management, and task completion problems. In this entertaining and interactive presentation, Chester Santos, "The International Man of Memory," will assist you in developing life-changing skills that will greatly enha

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Crafting Work Life Balance: Action Steps for the Busy Entrepreneur

Tips From T. Marie

It’s no secret that running a business can sometimes feel like juggling flaming torches while riding a unicycle. Exciting? Absolutely. Challenging? You bet. But let me share a little secret with you: crafting work/life balance is not only possible, it’s essential for not just your business’s success, but your personal joy and fulfillment too.

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Running My First Marathon Taught Me About The Power of Community

Success

For most of my short running career, my running experiences had been solitary. While I’d heard other runners wax poetic about run clubs, I’d never joined one myself. Not only that, but I’d run less than a dozen runs with others. On all those solo runs, I ran mostly as a way to quiet the voices in my head, to find peace of mind as I wore my body down, to build resilience.

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Young people should be the main focus of mental health efforts

Workplace Insight

Young people are now more likely to experience a common mental disorder (CMD) than any other age group – a complete reversal compared to two decades ago when they were least likely to. And the economic consequences are greatest for those whose poor mental health comes alongside poor educational outcomes, with one-in-three young non-graduates with a CMD currently workless, according to new Resolution Foundation research.

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