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Four Soft Skills Everyone Needs at Work

This is a sponsored post from Digi-Key. Written by Nancy Ordman. What technical skills do you need for 2020? How different is the 2020 list from previous years? Skills that are in high demand and short in supply will change at the pace of technological innovation as well as based on changes in the economy. […]

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Five Reasons to Consider a Career in Cyber Security

This is a sponsored post from Digi-Key. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month in the U.S. Here’s something to be aware of: the workforce for cyber security is staggeringly small. Young professionals are overlooking cyber security career opportunities, which weakens the industry and also puts companies at risk. Here are five reasons to consider […]

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How AI is Transforming the Workplace

Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to make headlines as the technology is further developed. Not only is AI impacting people’s everyday lives at home through virtual assistants and online shopping recommendations, it is also a tool that can benefit the workplace. One of the main advantages is using machine learning technology to gather data. This type […]

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Should You Be Worried About the Engineering Talent Shortage?

According to the 2018 Skills Gap Study issued by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute, it’s time to start worrying about the predicted shortage of engineering talent. In the next decade, 2.4 million manufacturing positions in the U.S. will go unfilled. The continued shortage will lead to a potential loss of $454 billion in economic output. […]

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Upskilling Employees Effectively in 2018

The forecast calls for digitization that will put people out of work. However, the reality is a blizzard of job openings that may pile up due to an untrained workforce. Although talk of automation and artificial intelligence often leads to fear of unprecedented unemployment, advances in technology have repeatedly led to more jobs, not fewer. […]

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