Video interviews: Technology presents advances and challenges

Many people who never used video conferencing software before the coronavirus pandemic have since become believers in the potential the technology offers for conducting business in a connected world. Interviews, for example, constitute an ideal fit for video calls and have became more common as pandemic restrictions prevent in-person meetings. As with any technology, though, […]

Mentorships help bridge skills gap

One of the biggest issues coming out of the Great Recession that continues to plague businesses is a lack of qualified applicants for many semi-skilled to highly skilled positions in a variety of industries. Business leaders, economists and politicians have been talking about the skills gap for several years, yet the reality of jobs going […]

Choices make stress-free career possible

If you had to describe your life with just one word, chances are good you’d be tempted to say “stressful.” A July survey conducted by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Harvard School of Public Health found that more than 60 percent of Americans feel stressed and more than 25 percent  say […]