the automotive industry and aviation industry working together

At first glance, the aviation industry and automotive industry might not appear to be similar. Dig a little deeper under the surface and you’ll find they actually share many traits. These resemblances open the door for talent to easily transfer across industries.

The Baby Boomer population is reaching retirement age, creating a skills gap as experienced and knowledgeable laborers leave the workforce. The automotive and aviation industries share many attributes allowing transferable skill sets, which could ultimately reduce the impact on the shrinking experienced labor force. Let’s take a look at the similarities between the industries and how talent from one industry could potentially be skilled in both.

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YouTube Accounts Every Gamer Should Watch

by Modis on July 18, 2017

Gamer watching YouTubeBefore the advent of streaming video and the rise of mega popular sites like YouTube and Twitch, gaming enthusiasts were far more limited in where they could learn more about interesting games and the growing culture surrounding them. The heyday of cheeseball TV commercials and glossy print gaming mags has long passed, giving rise to new formats for a whole new generation of gamers.

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The End of the Work Dress Code?

by Modis on July 17, 2017

casual work attireOn the street, popular fashion has been in constant flux for decades. Trends shift in wild and sometimes crazy directions following the latest fads–even coming around full circle as outdated styles become hip again. In the world of office attire, however, personal style and comfort is most often sacrificed for uniformity and professionalism. This slower pace of progress in the corporate world occasionally spurs some people to push the boundaries in an effort to re-establish new norms for the modern work dress code.

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Chatbot and recruitingI remember when chatbots were a novelty in the internet’s earliest era, a way to look up movie times or play hangman when you were bored. They were a nice distraction, but hardly an essential part of your day-to-day online routine.

But chatbots have come a long way since SmarterChild debuted on AOL Instant Messenger back in 2001. Today they’re being used in almost every industry, from e-commerce and tech to healthcare and travel. And of all the ways that chatbots are being utilized, recruiting is the one that has me most excited.

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CEO for 1 Month Takes On The Taco Ride

by Modis on July 11, 2017

Taco Ride for Win4YouthToday, we’re welcoming Sydney Rieckhoff, Adecco Group North America’s CEO for One Month. She recently visited the Modis Omaha branch to spend some time getting to know our team, our business and our passion for Win4Youth.

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3 Career Advice Tips We Can Learn From Game of Thrones

by Jason Provost on July 10, 2017

(Be warned. Major spoilers up through season six ahead!)Career advice from Game of Thrones

As we head into the final, two-part season of HBO’s thrilling fantasy epic, Game of Thrones, all things are coming to a cataclysmic head. Daenerys Targaryen, the “Mother of Dragons,” — along with a massive fleet that includes many of the characters — sails for King’s Landing to take back the Seven Kingdoms and the coveted Iron Throne from the newly crowned Queen Cersei Lannister. Jaime seems terrified of his sister and her drastic power play. Arya Stark seeks to reunite with her family after making a vengeful return to Westeros. Meanwhile, in the North, Sansa Stark and Jon Snow (newly acclaimed “King in the North”) along with Littlefinger have taken back Winterfell from the Bolton usurpers. Bran has assumed the mantle of the Three-Eyed Raven and has made quite the discovery (R+L=J). But most importantly, the White Walkers and Wights threaten to overtake them all. At long last, Winter is finally here.

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