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Amazon’s success with the Alexa Echo family of devices proves that the online retail company has mastered the device space

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Amazon is setting record levels with the Alexa product line coming out of their Prime day sale ( Geekwire , July 11, 2017).

Hope to See You at BbWorld16

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Be sure and check out our sessions at BbWorld 2016 this week for the most up-to-date ideas on how real-time labor data can be used in career guidance and education planning.

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Disruptive Skills: Identifying Job Skills that Shake Up Industries

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Certain job skills have the potential to shake up industries—and understanding them is critical to managing an organization’s talent.

Symplicity and Burning Glass Technologies Form Strategic Partnership

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Collaboration Empowers Colleges and Universities to Align Career Services with Workforce Demands.

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Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable, over the years; hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophiscated. But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

New Report Shows Higher Demand for Technology Skills in Massachusetts than in U.S. Overall

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Nearly one in four jobs (23 percent) in Massachusetts involve computer science skills – significantly higher than the national average of less than 18 percent, according to a new study by Burning Glass Technologies and Achieve.

Geo targeted jobs data show Amazon’s next smart home installation markets

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Amazon recently completed their best week of Alexa product sales ever , during the Prime Day sale we wrote about last week here. But Amazon isn’t stopping there.

Data Science and Analytics Skills Demand Increasing Across All Sectors

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Data Science and Analytics (DSA) technologies are having a huge impact on the economy, but some sectors are embracing DSA jobs and skills faster than others.

Yahoo! Finance: The Top Data Skills You Need to Get Hired

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Data skills are so in-demand, they’re becoming increasingly useful in a number of fields—not just technology and finance.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

Monster.com: The top data skills you need to get hired

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Data skills are so in-demand, they’re becoming increasingly useful in a number of fields—not just technology and finance.

Baseline Magazine: Which Data Analytics Jobs Offer the Best Salary?

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The number of data science and analytics (DSA) job openings will continue to grow impressively between now and 2020, according to recent research from Burning Glass Technologies, IBM and the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF). Read more >> Get the research report.

Video: Cracking the Genome of the Job Market

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The best way to understand the job market is to realize it’s not about jobs at all—it’s about skills. CEO Matt Sigelman gave the Burning Glass Technologies view of the labor market when he spoke as part of the Leaders’ Track at the recent ASU + GSV Summit.

Market Watch: There is one word you need on your resume today

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Roughly 211,000 Americans scored new jobs last month as hiring picked up following a shaky spring.

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

Access AI: Time to retrain? Demand for data scientists will increase 28% by 2020 says IBM

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IBM has formed a research partnership with the goal of closing the data science and analytics skills gap.

Forbes: IBM Predicts Demand For Data Scientists Will Soar 28% By 2020

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Burning Glass Technologies, Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF), and IBM formed a research partnership to accomplish the goal of closing the data science and analytics skills gap through data-driven insights shared between higher education and industry.

The Economist: The decline of established American retailing threatens jobs

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Not every mall or shop is dying. For now, store-occupancy rates are healthy. Nor have consumers stopped shopping. But they are spending money in new ways to the benefit of other businesses, such as restaurants, hotels and e-retailers, in particular Amazon.

Chicago Tribune: How does Illinois’ richest man get top tech talent to Citadel? Competitions.

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As the battle for recruiting the world’s top tech talent gets tougher, companies are increasingly turning to elaborate contests, data-driven headhunting agencies and other creative strategies to find potential fits… By 2020, the number of positions for U.S. data and analytics talent will increase by 364,000 openings to 2.72 million openings, according to a 2017 report released by IBM, Burning Glass Technologies and the Business-Higher Education Forum.

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

Providence Journal: We need pipeline of skilled workers

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The New England Board of Higher Education Commission on Higher Education and Employability, will convene employers and higher education leaders, as well as policy leaders, to ramp up efforts aimed at bolstering the region’s workforce future… At the June 28 commission meeting, a session called “Creating a Digital Skills Taxonomy + Framework” will feature Burning Glass Technologies CEO Matt Sigelman’s insights in a talk titled “Skills, Not Jobs.” Read more >> .

It’s About More Than HR: Analytics Learnings from Tom Davenport and Dr. John Sullivan


Employee Retention: Tomorrow’s Recruiting Metric


As HR is increasing its presence as a strategic part of the business, key performance indicators, or KPIs, are becoming a key part of the language for discussing how it is actually performing.

Why You Should Invest In Servant Leadership – An Interview With Marcel Schwantes


Who are the thought leaders you turn to for business and management advice? Got room for one more? Over the past several months, my eyes have been caught by informative articles on leadership and productivity from the same author. I found an Inc.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

How To Take Employee Appreciation To The Next Level At Your Company


Building a vibrant workplace requires a foundation of trust, respect, and honest communication. It also requires employee appreciation. Over 200,000 global employees were studied by the Boston Consulting Group , and the top reason they reported enjoying their work was, “feeling appreciated”.

3 Reasons Not to Include Compensation Questions in Your Employee Engagement Survey - DecisionWise


Don’t A$k: 3 Reasons Not to Include Compensation Questions in Your Employee Engagement Survey. John D. Rockefeller is widely considered the richest man in modern history. Adjusted for inflation, his peak wealth would be worth over $340 billion today.

5 Leadership Lessons To Prevent A Toxic Culture of Harassment


I’ve been trying to stay out of the conversation regarding sexual harassment at Uber and beyond, mainly because I think that putting attention on toxic behavior only serves to amplify it.

The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See


Unfortunately, most of those who create metrics in HR and recruiting don’t really understand the strategic mindset of CEOs. And, as a result, the metrics that are reported to CEOs and the executive committee result in no positive action being taken.

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.

The 7 Elements of an Unforgettable Employee Experience


We have all heard of the customer experience which is defined as the resulting product when a customer interacts with your brand. We’re all familiar with both good and bad customer experiences and we go through one or the other on a near daily basis. The employee experience has become increasingly important in HR management because of evolving business trends such as peer-to-peer sharing, high turnover rates and competitive recruiting practices.

12 Powerful Tips to Build an Employee Recognition Culture


About 65 percent of the people in one survey reported that they received no recognition over the last 12 months for their work.In the same report, 89 percent of employers feel that most employees leave their companies to earn more money. However, most workers who leave their jobs cite lack of appreciation as a major reason for seeking other opportunities.

2017 HR Trends Forecast


Company culture still reigns supreme within the HR universe, but 2017 HR trends will focus on attracting growth-driven workers to the companies that need them.

The Art & Science Of Transformational Experience: An Interview With Jenny Sauer-Klein


When’s the last time you excitedly ran down the hall, jumping for joy to join a meeting? For most people, the answer is probably never. But there are innovators out there who are creating methods for making meetings and presentations engaging, fun, and transformational.

Report: 4 Recruitment Benchmarks to Measure ROI

Appcast and Jobvite compiled data from their 2017 benchmark reports to identify metrics that talent acquisition professionals should track to measure success from their recruiting campaigns: click-to-apply rates, cost-per-quality-applicant, source of applicants and hires, and time-to-hire.