Four of the hottest “triple-deep” skill sets to advance your personal brand

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Personal brands can no longer be one-dimensional in the digital enterprise marketplace. The term “generalist” aims to create the illusion that a candidate is multi-dimensional, and yet it actually says, “I’m willing to try anything to get a job.” The marketplace is becoming more and more specialized, and even people with self-perceived specialist skills are […]

La única habilidad que necesaria en tu futuro trabajo no será, en realidad, una habilidad

Hubo un tiempo, no hace mucho, en el que uno podía preguntarle a un niño: “¿Qué quieres ser de mayor?” y esperar una respuesta similar a la realidad actual: doctor, abogado, jugador de béisbol, astronauta, etc. ¡Ya sabes, trabajos que la gente realmente hace! Pero, ¿cómo saber hoy en día lo que se quiere ser, […]

The one skill you’ll need in the future workplace isn’t actually a skill

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There was a time not long ago when you could ask a child, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” and expect a reply that bears a fair semblance to present reality: Doctor, lawyer, baseball player, astronaut, etc. You know, jobs that people actually do! But how do you know what you […]

Critical thinking: An essential skill in the modern workplace

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The Future of Jobs Report (pdf) by the World Economic Forum suggests that by 2020, more than a third of the core skill sets in most job categories will be comprised of skills that are not considered essential today. The Forum surveyed 350 chief human resources and strategy officers across 9 industries in 15 of […]

Los empleos que creará la Inteligencia Artificial

El actual auge de la inteligencia artificial (IA) tiene su base en el uso de modelos informáticos que simulan en las máquinas comportamientos propios de la inteligencia humana. Los algoritmos de aprendizaje automático demuestran su utilidad, aprendiendo nuevos comportamientos, pero no identifican bien cuándo esos comportamientos resultan dañinos o no tienen sentido. Las empresas que […]

The best (and worst!) career advice you’ll ever hear

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Whether you’re fresh out of college or staring at a mid-life crisis, making decisions about your career is stressful! With so many conflicting factors to consider, how can you possibly know if you are choosing the Path to Prosperity or the Road to Ruin? Success Street or the Boulevard of Broken Dreams? Achievement Avenue or […]

The jobs that AI creates

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The current wave of artificial intelligence (AI) works by using computer models to simulate intelligent behavior. Machine-learning algorithms are good at learning new behaviors, but bad at identifying when those behaviors are harmful or don’t make sense.  Companies deploying AI will need a workforce trained to ensure that the technology remains both useful and safe. […]

IT Skills in Demand

One of the most popular CSC Town Halls we have ever had was on the topic of IT job skills. Perhaps more so than in any other industry, the skills that IT professionals need to be successful are always changing, always in need of updating to stay current with rapidly evolving technology. Or so one […]