Talent

  • Attract Tech Talent To Your Small Business With This Expert Advice

    … Attract Tech Talent To Your Small Business With This Expert Advice June 7, 2017 by Meagan Freeman Leave a Comment Hiring a great staff can be a daunting task for any small business owner, but attracting a reliable talent pool is key to your business’ success. That is especially true when it comes to hiring tech support. Tech is an extremely…

    The Blog Herald- 22 readers -
  • Wells Fargo’s Monica Cole: Banks should rethink diversity training

    … In a midtown hotel in New York, 220 female bankers from the countries biggest institutions including Bank of America, PNC, and U.S. Bank gathered on Wednesday to talk about battling unconscious bias. They were asked to raise their hands if they had some kind of diversity or inclusion program in their organizations. All hands went up. Unconscious…

    Digiday- 21 readers -
  • How to Save 4 Hours on Every Piece of Content You Create

    … Prior to joining Contently, I worked on digital strategy for some of the world’s top magazines. In other words, I spent most of my time coaxing brands like Vogue, Glamour, and GQ to embrace online publishing—and it wasn’t always easy. In order to convince the old-school print executives to adopt a digital strategy, I first had to learn how…

    The Content Strategistin Content How To's- 22 readers -
  • Talent vs. Skill: What’s the Difference?

    … Fundamentally, talent is something you are born with (e.g. being fast, extroverted, great hand-eye coordination, amazing voice), whereas a skill is something that can be taught (e.g. the law, customer service, how to code). What I find interesting is that many poor hiring decisions and life choices are made because there’s misunderstanding…

    Acceleration Partners- 13 readers -
  • Contently Network Now Has 100,000 Freelance Creatives

    … that storytelling is a uniquely human skill. So while it’s true that we’re a software company that loves data, algorithms, and automation, we’re thrilled to announce a new landmark: Our freelance talent network has now grown to more than 100,000 writers, photographers, designers, videographers, and creatives. The breadth and quality of our freelance…

    The Content Strategist- 10 readers -
  • How to get the talent right for your next video

    … to the Lush newsletter (top right-hand side of this page) for fortnightly advice to help you market your business better, tips from our video production gurus, and a podcast or two from our favourite podcasting team, Brand Newsroom. In the meantime, you might enjoy these: 5 ways to master appearing in front of the camera 5 practical tips on body…

    Lush Digitalin How To's- 14 readers -
  • 24 key skills for SEO professionals (and wannabes) in 2016

    …. What I find amazing is that most of the people I have worked with – and also those who I respect and trust within the industry – are self-taught. They have a natural aptitude for SEO based on a number of key skills which they possess, rather than the niche academic qualifications you often need to rise to the top of the tree in other industries. Many…

    Chris Lake/ Search Engine Watchin SEO- 25 readers -
  • Street Culture: A Different Approach to Hiring and Firing

    …, and then the best talent starts to leave. Defining a strong culture early on is the easiest way to prevent this, and it’s even easier for small companies when they build upon clearly-defined values from the beginning, according to Lee-Anne Scalley, CEO and co-founder of culture-based recruiting firm OneinaMil. “If we get in earlier…

    Street Fight- 19 readers -
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