Are you replaceable…by a robot?

Really – what are the odds of losing your job to a robot? Remarkably low, especially if you’re in a specialized or highly skilled industry. Yet new studies, which maintain 15% of the global workforce will be disrupted by automation by 2030, have skilled and unskilled workers alike fearing for the loss of their livelihoods. […]

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When Plateaus Hit: Beating Your Own Success

Despite the fact that much of your career is directed toward acquiring success, little is said about post-success depression or, worse yet, post-success mediocrity. Achievement often creates plateaus; whether or not you’re explicitly experiencing post-success depression, a big win usually results in a downtick of inspiration. Where do you go from here? Why don’t you feel […]

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Is Conscious Competence the Key to Success?

Is your company talking about ‘Unconscious Incompetence’ yet? This learning-related phenomenon is a growing concern for employers, and it’s likely impacting the long-term success of your career. The term refers to an invisible, creeping decline of skills and knowledge that occurs throughout every level of a company’s workforce. As technologies change, products and services evolve, […]

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Prioritizing Internal Training and Development

  Our co-founders recently spoke to Staffing Industry Review regarding PROVEN’s 2015 focus on the development and retention of internal staff to sustain growth. Read more on this growing trend below or click here to read the full article on Staffing Industry Review. Grow Your Own: Focusing On Internal Staff  Leslie Stevens-Huffman for Staffing Industry Review Although 36% […]

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The Non-Tech Person’s Guide to Landing a Tech Job in 5 Steps

Unless you’ve been working at the DMV for the last decade, you’ve probably noticed that technology is changing every single aspect of our workforce. Non-tech companies are becoming tech companies. Traditionally non-tech jobs, like teaching, are seeking people who can code. In fact, the proliferation of tech companies themselves is so significant that non-tech jobs and […]

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The Future Is STEM-Based. Are You?

Liberal Arts majors, listen up: according to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics, 80% of the jobs created within the next decade will require a STEM-based education.   Not sure if you’ve got one?   You’re not alone. The growing importance of this national concern was the topic du jour at the San Diego Jewish Academy’s annual STEM brunch […]

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Five Critical Steps to Achieving Career Success

We’ve all heard the saying, “Do what you love, and the money will follow.” It’s an uplifting thought, and certainly one that I’ve sought comfort in during some less-prosperous (though emotionally rewarding) moments in my career. But at the end of the day, it’s just not that easy.   In today’s job market, success comes to those […]

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