Category Archives: Employment

Slacking on the Job

This weekend kicked off the 2019 NBA Playoffs and it was a not a good start for the Philadelphia 76ers. The 76ers lost game 1 to the Brooklyn Nets 111-102. Besides the upsetting loss, most of the chatter on social … Continue reading

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Extreme Moderation

Imagine being exposed to all of the hateful, terrible and evil things human beings are capable of, 8 hours day. Well if you are a Facebook content moderator, this is your job. The tech news outlet Verge goes into great … Continue reading

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The Amazon Effect 

  Amazon is amazing, almost magical.  I can order essentially anything I want or need at a good price and have it delivered right to my doorstep.  What is perhaps most impressive is the speed at which packages arrive.  With … Continue reading

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Connecting the Unconnected

Michael Saylor’s interview with Charlie Rose during class shared with us that billions of people are now using mobile phones, and in fact, 80% of the world’s global, literate population have them. However, according to the World Economic Forum, more … Continue reading

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The Crowd is Coming … for your job.

Or are they bringing opportunity? They are part of what Deloitte calls, the augmented workforce. Driven by the rapid acceleration of connectivity and cognitive technologies like machine learning, natural language processing, speech recognition, and robotics, the augmented workforce is changing how … Continue reading

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LinkedIn May Provide Clues for Creating A Better Personnel System

  As a human resources manager, hiring the right people and decreasing the turnover rate were the top two priorities. In order to have the whole picture, not only the internal information is needed, the current states in the job … Continue reading

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When New Technologies Meet Recruiting

Last week, I experienced how social media has changed talent acquisition. New technology is changing the recruitment as well- big data and algorithms, and this is referred as “people analytics.” Combining these tools, recruitment has become totally different than before. … Continue reading

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