5 Tips to Improve Your Teamwork Skills

by Modis on January 10, 2018

teamwork at the officeWhile hiring managers value the right mix of technical skills and educational background, they’re increasingly looking for more in the potential job candidates they consider. According to our recent STEM Insights Survey, candidates who have strong teamwork and interpersonal skills are among the hardest to find, making team players top candidates for prospective hires.

If you’re looking to gain a competitive edge among STEM job seeking candidates, it’s worth taking a little extra time to cultivate your teamwork skills. Here are some tips to help you get started down the path to improvement.

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5 Ways Users Adopt Technology Changes

by Modis on January 8, 2018

people embracing technology changesChange is a regular part of life, and we are constantly adapting to changes around us. Technology is also advancing every day. How do we adapt to those changes and what approach do we take when adopting technological innovations? Everett Rogers’ Diffusion of Innovation theory outlines five ways people adopt technology changes.

This theory is a popular model of change and discusses how innovations such as ideas or products are spread throughout the population over time. According to an article by June Kaminski in the Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, the “diffusion of innovation refers to the process that occurs as people adopt a new idea, product, practice, or philosophy until a saturation point is achieved.” The theory sets out five categories that characterize how people adopt changes and the rate at which that occurs. Let’s look at the five approaches people use to adopt technological changes.

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national jobs reportLatest jobs report data reports a steady unemployment rate of 4.1 percent in December, with a total of 148,000 jobs created. According to CNNMoney, December marks the 87th consecutive month of job growth, the longest streak on record.

 

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How to Improve Your Communication Skills

by Modis on January 4, 2018

Communication skills are one of the most sought-after skills for employers to find in a job candidate. Since it bears so much importance, what can candidates do to improve their communication skills? We have eight tips to help you become a more effective communicator and stand out from other candidates.

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We are all guilty of coming up with an unrealistic New Year’s resolution, slacking on the follow through and biting off more than we can chew, but technological advances have made it easier to monitor and achieve our goals. As you write your list of goals for the year ahead, let us recommend some tech tips to help you achieve your New Year’s resolutions.

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How to Find the Top Gifts of the Season

by Modis on December 19, 2017

The holiday season is in full swing, and if you’re still on the lookout for that perfect gift, your window of shopping time is closing rapidly. Fortunately for procrastinators who don’t want to fight through the crowded aisles at the mall, the internet is a limitless resource for finding and buying exactly what you need.

Need some inspiration? These are some of the best ways to find the top gifts of the season.

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