- A majority of the 20 hottest skills in the US job market are tech-related, according to a new list from freelancing platform Upwork.
- In-demand tech skills are changing rapidly: 75 percent of the tech trends leading to job opportunities are new to the list.
- Demand for mobile optimization, the rise in cybercrime and increasing investment in big data solutions are driving corporate hiring.
Technology, talent shortage, and trust are just a few of the issues that will challenge workplace culture over the next decade.
Recent years have seen an exceptional awareness and prioritization of workplace culture by both employers and employees. Culture is a company’s “personality,” including the behavioral expectations, practices, and other norms that influence how people interact both internally and on its behalf. Ignore it at your own risk. Recent research by Hired found that company culture is the second most important factor candidates consider when considering whether to work for a company.
At the same time, workplace culture is being influenced by disparate factors in significant ways. Demographic shifts, diversity and inclusion initiatives, talent shortages, automation, evolving technology, and an onslaught of data are converging to create both immediate and long-term changes.
The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the first Northern Colorado Prospers (NCP) LIVE Online Update during the morning of January 30, 2019.
The Chamber was excited to present in a different way to update investors on the NCP goals by using Zoom web conferencing.
During the presentation, David May, talked about the work on the new Talent Portal website, 2019 transportation efforts, April 2 Election issues and candidates, progress on employer interviews and much more.
Click here for the Recorded Online Presentation
Click here for the NCP Quarterly Update Publication .
The next NCP event is the Annual Summit held on April 10 at a location TBD.
By: Rashan Dixon
Over the past several years, I’ve talked with plenty of leaders who accuse the new workforce of being unprepared, overly sensitive, lazy and narcissistic. That’s a shame; these are common stereotypes that aren’t always founded in reality.
However, these leaders can change their minds — for the better. How? By embracing younger generations and taking the following six steps.