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Is Artificial Intelligence the Key to Recruiting A Diverse Workforce?

So, is AI beneficial to those seeking diversity, or will it just exacerbate the problem? One recruiting firm has found that AI is an effective strategy for increasing the diversity of candidate pools, as long as its implemented correctly.

Pitch Your Ideas to Your Boss Using These 7 Proven Strategies For Success

Let's face it: one idea, together with a great pitch, can redefine your career. How do you craft a pitch that doesn't sound like a sales job, or a data dump – even if you work in sales, or data? These seven proven pitch strategies will help you to clarify your message and help your boss to give your ideas the green light.

How to Deal With Burnout: A Proven Plan for Overcoming It (and Coming Back Stronger Than Before)

These are all telltale signs of being burnt out. You're not alone. As recently as 2018, a study found that 40% of U.S. adult workers were so burnt out at their jobs that they considered quitting. Burnout is so common, in fact, that the World Health Organization listed it as an occupational syndrome on the International Classification of Diseases (ICD).

Want To Get More Innovative With Your Team? Here’s Where You Need To Focus.

Building an innovation mindset within a team is similar to building a muscle; it needs practice and more practice. "Visual diversity" is no longer enough, "cognitive diversity" is the game-changer for high performing organizations.

How the Gig Economy Can Boost the Mental Health of Workers

A new study from researchers at INSEAD argues that self-employed workers in the U.K. have better mental health than their salaried peers, with gig workers found to drink less, have higher confidence levels and generally exhibit less signs of stress.

What Is Executive Presence and How Do You Get It?

Executive presence isn’t something you can simply decide to have one day if you don’t have it already. It needs to be cultivated. But I don’t recommend focusing on whether you have it or not as that could come off contrived.

Five Ways To Lead A Group To Greatness

Leaders who acknowledge failure, look past it without trying to lay blame, and choose to learn from it gain a powerful relationship to failure. As Winston Churchill said, “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

Toxic Teams: Five Causes and How to Tackle Them

When you belong to a toxic team, you can almost feel it in the air the moment you step off the elevator and onto your floor. It’s immediately draining. Instead of starting the day with anticipation for the great work ahead, team members put on their coats of armor and enter survival mode.

Not Ready For Prime Time? Tips On Your New Leadership Role

Effective leadership requires hard work that’s often exhausting and repetitive. It can stretch your emotional and intellectual dexterity. Then there’s that part about needing to make tough decisions that are sure to upset some of the people you’re trying to lead.