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Joshua Bjerke

Joshua Bjerke, from Savannah, Georgia, focuses on articles involving the labor force, economy, and HR topics including new technology and workplace news. Joshua has a B.A. in Political Science with a Minor in International Studies and is currently pursuing his M.A. in International Security.

Get Hired January 20, 2022
How Craigslist Can Give You the Upper Hand in Your Job Search

Are you looking for a job? If so, you're probably familiar with Craigslist job search. It's a great resource for finding jobs, and can even give you an edge over the competition. Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of Craigslist when seeking employment. Thanks to the social job search and sites like LinkedIn and Facebook, you don't hear much about job boards anymore -- but that...

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The 8 Most Annoying Workplace Buzzwords

Buzzwords have always been big in the world of business. Some of these buzzwords are useful and even necessary, but many more are simply empty fluff that we should avoid as much as possible. With that in mind, here is a list of some of the most annoying buzzwords (and "buzzphrases") currently in popular use: 1. "Think Outside the Box" This term is used to describe unconventional ways...

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ServiceRocket Acquires LearnDot to Expand Mobile, Self-Paced Training Solutions

ServiceRocket, a provider of training, utilization and support technology and services designed to maximize Customer Success, announced it has acquired assets of Matygo Educational Incorporated, including the Learndot customer education platform, broadening its SaaS-based training and content offerings to include simple, on-demand user training. "We want to be the best way people learn...

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Kronos SaaShr, Along With Partners, Provides Workforce Management Video Series

Kronos SaaShr, Inc. has launched a new video series, Trends in Workforce Management, aimed at educating the SMB market with insights on workforce management trends from expert thought leaders in its partner community. Trends in Workforce Management videos provide insight from several solution provider thought leaders on specific topics that affect SMBs and their workforce management practices....

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TalentGuard Releases Version 7 of Integrated Talent Management Suite

TalentGuard, a leading provider of talent management software solutions for engaging and retaining employees, has announced the release of version 7.0 of its Integrated Talent Management Suite. "Our integrated Talent Management Suite will significantly streamline an organization's adoption of talent management solutions, decreasing time-to-value from months or even years with other...

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HSBC Finds Retirement not a Priority for Majority of Americans

A majority of working-age Americans admit they are not prioritizing retirement planning and place greater importance on more immediate financial concerns, potentially resulting in financial hardship in the long-term, according to new research out from HSBC. The global study finds that for 81 percent of working-age Americans, saving for retirement is not their main priority, even as 76 percent...

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SilkRoad Launches Next-Gen HRMS

SilkRoad, a leading global provider of cloud-based talent management solutions, has announced the release of its next generation Human Resources Management System (HRMS). SilkRoad HRMS is a way for companies to manage their employee data with the added benefit of easily integrating with payroll, time off, and benefits systems as well as the rest of the SilkRoad Life Suite of talent management...

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IQNavigator and Visier Partner to Provide Enterprise Workforce Visibility

IQNavigator, the leading provider of non-employee workforce management solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with Visier, a leader in workforce intelligence. Through the partnership the companies will deliver insights in the complete, extended workforce. IQNavigator and Visier are provided an integrated approach that combines non-employee (or contingent) labor data from...

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Ramco Systems Delivers SMS-Based Employee Self-Service

Ramco Systems, a cloud-based HR and talent management solution with multi-country payroll, has announced the launch of SMS-based Employee Self-Service (ESS). Designed and developed as part of Ramco's Mobility offerings, this new feature helps ESS users of Ramco HCM to apply leave, raise queries, and perform transactions, all via a text message. Organizations can use the feature to send...

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Kronos and Axsium Group Launch Solution to Optimize Store Productivity With Big Data

Kronos Incorporated and Axsium Group have launched a retail store performance plug-in to add simplicity and effectiveness to global corporate, store, and field managers through automated, guided decision-making. Powered by the Kronos Workforce Analytics application, the new plug-in uncovers gaps in important areas that impact customer and employee satisfaction, helping create optimized schedules...

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Constructive Criticism 101: How to Give It Without Seeming 'Critical'

When criticized -- no matter how constructive the criticism is intended to be -- most people become defensive. To minimize defensiveness and maximize effectiveness, it is helpful to approach constructive criticism as a full communication. Full and complete communication leaves no room for misinterpretation. Keys to Giving Constructive Criticism: Before addressing the issue  you intend to...

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Deltek Announces Acumen 6.0 With New Capabilities, Insight Into Project Achievability

Deltek, a leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for project-based businesses, has announced the release of Deltek Acumen 6.0, a solution for delivering insight into schedule quality and project accuracy. The new features and integrations deliver visibility into project achievability, enabling consistent project success. The Deltek Acumen product suite offers...

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