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5/18/2018

Be focused on the important tasks and prioritize them based on what will give you the highest and best results, DataTrue CEO Michelle McGrath advises. Jeremy Miller of SnapShyft always commits to exercising to feel more productive, and angel investor Jason Bliss says to delegate tasks if someone else can do it better.

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5/18/2018

Scientists and other professionals used a Twitter hashtag to make fun of inaccurate stock photos depicting their jobs. The Twitter posts mocked photos of things like subjects listening to inanimate objects using stethoscopes.

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5/18/2018

A 93-year-old man has achieved his first hole-in-one after 65 years of golfing. Ben Bender cut the round short and gave up golf for good after acing the third hole at Green Valley Golf Course in Ohio.

5/18/2018

Uber says it "will no longer require mandatory arbitration for individual claims of sexual assault or sexual harassment by Uber riders, drivers or employees." The policy shift does not apply to class-action lawsuits.

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ABC News
5/17/2018

Add keywords to your LinkedIn profile and headline that appeal to your target audience in order to boost your search ranking, writes Robert Hellmann, president of Hellmann Career Consulting. Ensure that you have a complete profile by including job descriptions and achievements for each position.

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5/17/2018

The chief HR officer should be a partner with the CEO, and veteran HR executives in this column offer advice for building that relationship. "The CEOs you want to work for are the ones who respect and love your counsel, because counselors with guts and courage are who they need at their level," says Ann Rhoades, former Southwest Airlines CHRO.

5/17/2018

Racial bias incidents involving customers at Starbucks and Nordstrom highlight that company executives are willing to apologize, but it's unclear what they'll be doing to address such incidents in their culture or employee training, Corinne Ruff writes.

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Starbucks, Nordstrom
5/17/2018

Chief HR officers in the Asia-Pacific are ahead of their counterparts in North America and Europe in understanding the importance of internal digital transformation, finds a study of 500 HR leaders by ServiceNow.

5/17/2018

Leading change in the workplace is a critical ability for any manager or employee to demonstrate and requires a simple and understandable approach, writes Steve Steckler, an HR executive consultant. His five key components start with the need for a leadership-driven approach.

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5/17/2018

HR can help companies understand, plan and implement artificial intelligence improvements into the everyday life of the workplace, writes Simon Robinson. Building trust with employees, establishing a business case and creating a positive vision for the future are three areas where HR can help, he writes.

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The HR Director (UK)
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