Tag: "technology"

Education as the Great Divide

Where do workers envision themselves five years from now? Who has the skills to succeed in the fast-changing job market? The answer—and the level of optimism—may very well depend on the amount and type of education attained.

Is Your Workplace Culture a Barrier to Digital Transformation?

Either workplace cultures are getting less tech savvy, or people are now realizing that digital transformation is in fact more about workplace culture than it is about technology.

The Mindset of Work/Life Balance?

There is a lot of talk today about HR’s strategic goal to provide a more balanced work/life environment for employees. Why has that become so important in today’s work place? Are the days of expecting the job to come first really over?

Do You Want to Remain Professionally Relevant in the Digital World?

Business life cycles have become increasingly susceptible to ‘disruptive’ technologies and seemingly secure careers are wavering under the ‘relevancy’ scrutiny. The key for astute professionals is a positive mindset with its ability to envision novel ways of adjusting to the dynamic demands of the digital world.

The Flipside of the Digital Playground: The Case for Reverse Mentoring

At no point in the accumulation of life moments and milestones are we ever served by retiring the thinking caps; the need for reinvention and reinvigoration is never “done.” Yet there is a large contingent of within the workplace and society at large who unwittingly subscribe to this thinking. Catchphrases of this community include statements along the lines of “Technology is a huge time waster” or “I’m too old for…” or “Machines are taking over our lives.” A case for better, “bottom-up” digital sharing is evident.

Digital Detoxing in a 24/7 World: Disconnect to Connect

Over the past year, I have had a love and hate relationship with technology. While it serves me and our company well in sharing information and staying connected with our community, if not managed well, being connected can be overwhelming and consuming. That said, what does it really mean to be disconnected?

Talent Management: Putting People First

Talent management is attracting a crowd. While usually delegated to HR, it is currently gaining visibility and sparking discussion about just what it encompasses, and who is best qualified to lead it.

Infographic: Get the Most Out of Working Remotely

Infographic created by Ayers Management.