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Ninety percent of companies don’t have employees with the right skills in social media, mobile and data analysis to keep the company competitive in the digital sphere. Shocking? Here’s the real kicker: of those companies, only 46% are investing in developing these digital skills in employees. The rest are falling into the digital skills gap.

If you’re not taking proactive steps to attract, retain and train top digital talent with your company, you risk falling behind.[…] Continue Reading »

Companies have been hiring again — perhaps selectively and far more strategically than ever before, but the job market can definitely be described as robust.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth in 2015 has averaged 198,000 per month with industries such as health care, information, and professional and business services trending upward.[…] Continue Reading »

The Young Entrepreneur Council is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. Read previous SmartBlogs posts by YEC.

If you enjoy this article, join SmartBrief’s e-mail list for our newsletters on small business and entrepreneurialism.[…] Continue Reading »

Diversity in company culture makes organizations better, period. Studies and feedback on some of the top work environments support this, and companies with any interests in achieving an optimal company culture are working hard to diversify their employee population.

Sometimes, in all of the effort to reach a peak ratio or makeup of people, the actual definition of diversity gets lost.[…] Continue Reading »

This post is part of the series “Workplace Morale,” a weeklong effort co-hosted by SmartBrief’s SmartBlog on Leadership and the folks at Switch & ShiftKeep track of the series here and check out our daily e-mail newsletter, SmartBrief on Leadership. Don’t subscribe? Sign up.

Recently, I was preparing to moderate a panel on how employers and our newest crop of employees can successfully bridge the gap and create successful organizations.[…] Continue Reading »