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Searching for Talent: The Plight of Oil, Gas Companies

The oil and gas industry has been aware of its talent shortage for years – fueled in part by retirements, a pause on graduate recruitment during the downturn of the …
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10 Steps to Becoming More Analytical

Business leaders value analytics because they want to better understand how the business works, gain insights and assess the value of talent investments. They want to get help solving problems …
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Developing Creative Human Resources for the Preparation of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Human development has always been accompanied by the advent of innovative technologies and corresponding paradigms. The emergence of new technologies led to a variety of industrial developments, which soon led …
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The Future Of Work: The Intersection Of Artificial Intelligence And Human Resources

Artificial intelligence is transforming our lives at home and at work. At home, you may be one of the 1.8 million people who use Amazon’s Alexa to control the lights, …
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ConocoPhillips CEO Talks Talent Shortage and Learning in the Downturn

The oil and gas industry has been plagued with the looming question of whether or not it’ll have enough workforce as E&P (exploration and production) activity picks back up. Many …
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Four-day workweek’s appeal may be overshadowed by health issues

Dive Brief: Four-day workweeks seem appealing to many workers in the U.S. and abroad, but have hidden dangers, writes Quartz. The four-day workweek is usually four 10-hour days instead of …
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BLOG: Survey Says Automation, Digitalization Good News for Industry

The majority of the oil and gas industry workforce is not afraid of the widespread adoption of automation/digitalization in the sector, according to a Rigzone survey carried out on social …
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Job Switchers Want Challenge

The latest chapter in the ongoing book on employees and what they really want from their employer finds them pursuing a slightly different Holy Grail than previously reported: challenge. In …
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HR and ‘Always-On’ Transformation

Transformation has long been viewed as a one-time, crisis-driven initiative of limited duration: Get in. Make things better. Get out. However, according to a new e-book from The Boston Consulting …
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MORE BAD NEWS ON 401(K) FRONT

Seems the 401(k) red flags just keep waving. This latest report from Ben Steverman on the Bloomberg.com site — based on U.S. Census Bureau research — shows a whopping two-thirds …
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