Rav Naiker

24 Flips | 5 Magazines | 5 Likes | 3 Following | @ascend2me | Intelligent. Articulate. Fun. Creative.

Blockchain-Based CVs Could Change Employment Forever

A new and potentially revolutionary application of blockchain technology could have wide-ranging implications for the way employers assess candidates and fill vacancies.<p>Blockchain is basically a method of recording information on a distributed and encrypted ledger – eliminating the need for trust, …

Blockchain

A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree

ROCKET CENTER, W.Va. — A few years ago, Sean Bridges lived with his mother, Linda, in Wiley Ford, W.Va. Their only income was her monthly Social Security disability check. He applied for work at Walmart and Burger King, but they were not hiring.<p>Yet while Mr. Bridges had no work history, he had …

How to Prepare for a Behavioral Job Interview

What is a Behavioral Interview? How to Prepare, and Sample Questions<p>Updated February 23, 2018<p>What is a behavioral interview? Candidates for …

3 Reasons Why Talent Management Isn’t Working Anymore

Every CEO claims to struggle with the challenge of getting the right “talent,” but what does this really mean? Their real concern is: Do I have the people who will understand my agenda and be able to really change how work gets done, at pace? This is the wrong question.<p>Individuals can make a …

Commuter Who Was Target of Anti-Immigrant Abuse on British Tram Was American

They were messing with a Texan.<p>The man who kept his cool on a crowded British tram while three foul-mouthed youth yelled at him to “get back to Africa” is a U.S. Army veteran named Juan Jasso, who hails from Brownsville, Texas, The New York Times and British media reported.<p>While Jasso, 38, is …

Foxconn replaces 60,000 factory workers with robots

Automation is accelerating in smartphone plants<p>Foxconn, the largest contract electronics manufacturer in the world, says it has automated away 60,000 jobs in one of its factories, according to the <i>BBC</i>. The cuts are part of an ongoing process to replace humans responsible for "many of the …

Manufacturing

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …

Big Data: A Game Changer In The Retail Sector

Drones zooming through the skies to deliver us packages that we haven’t even ordered yet – a (somewhat clichéd, already) vision of how technology, Big Data and analytics will impact the retail landscape in the near future.<p>But flights of fantasy aside, the way we buy and sell is evolving rapidly. …

How to Build the Social Ties You Need at Work

Relationships at work matter. Getting along with your coworkers not only makes your days more pleasant but also makes you better at your job. So what should you do if you realize you’re eating lunch alone every day or that you don’t even exchange pleasantries with your colleagues? How can you build …

The Most Buzzed-about Social Recruiting Posts of the Week

More than 90 percent of organizations now recruit with social media. I’ve looked at the most recent data to find the most popular and effective …

Stop Requiring College Degrees

If you’re an employer, there are lots of signals about a young person’s suitability for the job you’re offering. If you’re looking for someone who can write, do they have a blog, or are they a prolific Wikipedia editor? For programmers, what are their TopCoder or GitHub scores? For salespeople, …

How to hire data scientists

Data scientists aren’t a nice-to-have anymore, they’re a must-have, and businesses of all sizes are scooping up this new breed of engineering professional.<p>Companies like Apple, BirchBox, GE, Facebook, YellowPages, Bank of America and a swath of startups all have data scientists on their payroll. …

Home

How Data Can Forge a Stronger Bond with Your Board<p>Data belongs in everyone's hands<p>What's powering the growth of European Wax Center? Data.<p>Paying …

Marketing Is Dead, and Loyalty Killed It

So, you’ve worked your way up the corporate ladder to become Chief Marketing Officer. Pat yourself on the back – you deserve it! All done? Good. Now, please accept my condolences. Your job is obsolete, and unless you turn yourself into a Chief Loyalty Officer, you’re sure to eventually be replaced …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

16 Social-Media Mistakes You May Be Making

Marvin Powell, a small-business growth consultant in Washington, D.C., posted that question on LinkedIn and 97 people responded.<p>Here are the most common complaints.

Social Media

Marketers "Secret Sauce" for Social Media in 2014

With new Google algorithms, social advertising, and big data, the online marketing game has been revolutionized. Social media continues to be a way for businesses to get their brand traction and drive conversions. Take a look at some of these "secret sauce" formulas for better social media …

A Social Media Makeover in Just 7 Days

When’s the last time you updated your social media profiles with your latest company information, making the most of each site’s features? Not sure where to start? This simple checklist will help you make over your social media presence in just seven days.<p>Day 1: Audit Your Current Social Media …

Social Media

5 things that will remake big data in the next 5 years

Big data has evolved a lot of the past few years; from a happy buzzword to a hated buzzword, and from a focus on volume to a focus on variety and …