ai virtual connectionWhen you mention robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) in conversation, images from blockbuster Hollywood movies often spring to mind, usually including the Terminator, Transformer, or Iron Man franchises.

Let’s face it: androids like Data in Star Trek’s Next Generation series are firmly entrenched in the realms of science fiction and our technology is in no way prepared to even start developing products of this nature. If the build was possible, battery life is sure to be an issue when you consider the hours currently available on laptops, tablets and smartphones. Our Data would definitely need a ‘hibernate’ function and a battery the size of a small sedan. [click to continue…]

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5 Cool Offices That Inspire Us

by Modis on April 18, 2016

what cool offices look likeA stellar work atmosphere has a lot to do with company culture, management style, and your team’s makeup, but your physical office environment itself can also have a huge impact on productivity, happiness, and creativity on-the-job. Nobody loves working in a drab cubicle farm, which is why many innovative companies are finding creative ways to inspire their employees through inventive work spaces. Here’s a look at a few cool offices in the creative and tech industry to offer ideas on ways to improve your office environment to attract the top tech talent.
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BLS Regional Jobs ReportThe Bureau of Labor Statistics released their Regional Jobs Report for March 2016 this week. The national unemployment rate saw little change, up 0.1 percent from the previous month to 5.0 percent. Twenty-one states saw their unemployment rates decrease month-over-month, 15 states had increases, and 14 states and the District of Columbia had no change. Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia had employment rate decreases year-over-year, 12 states had increases, and 2 states had no change.

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2016 branch of the yearToday we’re celebrating Dallas, TX and San Antonio, TX, the two winners of Modis 2016 Branch of the Year. This honor is achieved by facilitating the most job placements, helping to fill available positions and finding great opportunities for qualified candidates.

We learned the ins and outs of each city from the best tour guides we knew – some of our branch reps. Get ready for wanderlust to sweep you away as you get to know Dallas and San Antonio! [click to continue…]

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turning down job due to hiring process mistakesFinding the correct candidate for an open position can be a tedious process for businesses today. That said, imagine how tedious the hiring process must be for a potential hire. The best and brightest are not very inclined to accept a job offer if the company’s practices are tedious to begin with.

Businesses want to cross their T’s and dot their I’s when vetting a potential hire, and that is often a necessary process. However, the hiring process can take multiple paths, some of which prove to be messy at best and unnavigable at worst. Businesses may need to take a step back and measure their hiring processes to determine how challenging the process is and how those processes reflect on the company, as well as impact the corporate culture and the ability to build teams.

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The High Price of a Bad Hire

by Moira Alexander on April 11, 2016

employer sad because of bad hire

From a drop in morale to a quality issues, a bad hire can have negative consequences for any employer. Knowing what to look for and being aware of the impact to your business are key in mitigating the risks.

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