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10/1/2020

The employment picture is positive for workers between 25 and 34 who are interested in data security, notes SmartAsset, which found a 171% increase in jobs available between 2015 and 2019. That field was No. 1 on SmartAsset's list, ahead of computer control programmers and operators, plus physician assistants.

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10/1/2020

Staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic may have led to bad habits such as overeating, which can be averted by choosing a different activity when the urge to reach for a snack arises, says licensed clinical social worker Deborah Beck Busis. Mental health professionals also share how to overcome other habits, including exercise procrastination and overdrinking.

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Men's Health
10/1/2020

Employers need to start shifting from pandemic crisis management to enhancing agility and culture, as well as reshaping performance management, recruitment and job design, HR experts recommend. Josh Bersin says, "A lot of what we are going to talk about in the next six months, and next year, is creating a resilient HR."

10/1/2020

Deficient trust can be harmful to teams and organizations but is also a problem that can be diagnosed and remedied, writes Barbara Brooks Kimmel, founder of Trust Across America-Trust Around the World. "Leaders who embraced the growing business case for trust as a strategic advantage didn't wait for a crisis to address it," she writes.

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SmartBrief/Leadership
10/1/2020

To get noticed by a recruiter via LinkedIn, make sure you have done your homework before sending a message to them. Do not ask the recruiter for help on your resume or for free advice, says career counselor Robin Ryan, who offers examples of effective wording.

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10/1/2020

Private sector job hirings in the US reached 749,000 in September, according to the ADP monthly employment report. The figure beats economists' estimates of 600,000 as well as the August total of 481,000.

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CNBC
10/1/2020

A Compliance Week survey on diversity and inclusion finds that compliance professionals and HR might not be working together as well as they could be. "Rather than capitalizing on the respective knowledge that these professions and the passion they share for creating a great workplace, there can be a bit of turf division," says Cindy Raz, senior vice president of HR and organizational development at NAVEX Global.

10/1/2020

Allstate, Goldman Sachs, and oil and gas companies are among large corporations announcing job cuts, while the airline industry says cuts and furloughs will be required without more federal aid. Clarity from the federal government is needed, says American Airlines CEO Doug Parker.

10/1/2020

Delegation is just one way to handle too many concurrent priorities, writes Valerie Brown, a career coach and management consultant. "It is a best practice to create a successful project plan that details the activities, tasks, and resources available," she writes.

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10/1/2020

Companies filing quarterly reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission will soon be required to disclose material "human capital measures or objectives that management focuses on in managing the business," which elevates the role of the chief HR officer and demands greater use of people analytics, writes Ian Cook of Visier. Spreadsheets and HR information systems will not be sufficient sources of record-keeping to meet the SEC guidance, he argues.

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