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Hidden Figures Means More Than You Think

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'Hidden Figures' is, by no stretch of the imagination, a powerful movie that demonstrates the black history and perseverance of a race. An even more powerful point the movie makes is about how black women not only persevered, but were able to rise and pave roads for t...

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  • Published April 02

Broke in 15 years: Wanna go out tonight?

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A recent PwC analysis shows many people around the world will lose their jobs to automation. They think around 21% of jobs in Japan will be automated within the next 15 years. 30% of jobs in the UK could be at high risk of automation by the early 2030s and ...

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  • Published March 26

Job Killer: Automation-sizing

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When I was younger the impact on careers was the downsizing of businesses. Then we got hit with the various flavors of outsourcing (offshoring, nearshoring and outsourcing to in-country businesses). Now, we are being hit with advancements in automation and artificial intelligence. I ...

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  • Published February 20

The Power of Thank You

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  • Published February 03

It Happens Quietly

For a while now, I have been watching a situation unfold and play itself out to its foregone conclusion. Sadly, it is a scenario that happens all the time. A minority is given a job and then is replaced as quickly as they came. You can't put your finger on anything, but you know there is something there.

 

I watched as a consultant was hired as an assistant to several executives. She was never given the tools to be successful though. Such as, why wouldn't you give...

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  • Published August 29 2016

Can You Spare 5 Minutes for Your Career?

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As a coach I speak with a lot of people. Because of this I can see the commonalities as I move from person to person. On one hand, a lot of common things I recognize are good. On the other hand, the bad thing...

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  • Published March 27 2016

Faux Social - The Attack of Dumb Shares!

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How many of you log on to LinkedIn to see what is going on with your network and see posts from people that are just random links to articles? Worse ...

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  • Published March 15 2016

How Ghost Profiles Can Hurt Your Brand

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In my last article I spoke about how to identify elaborate LinkedIn ghost profiles. We got pretty in depth about the process, too. In a nutshell, you have to put on your Human Resources (HR) hat and comb through the profiles that reac...

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  • Published February 29 2016

Elaborate LinkedIn Ghost Profiles

Originally published at InsideWestchester.com

As you peruse people you may want to connect with, you should take a slightly deeper dive into their background. I am sure what you are thinking is read their profile and see if they have some sort of history. In a way, you would be correct.


You look to see if they have some sort of...

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  • Published February 21 2016