Archive for February 2017

Hunting for Cash

Feb 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Financial Smarts

Money Smart Week® is a national public awareness campaign created by The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago…and this year they’re having HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS HUNT FOR CASH…in a way: The program’s called the Money Smart Week Scavenger Hunt, so there’s the “hunt” To compete, high school students will snap photos of themselves completing a series […]



AVOID BEING REPLACED…by a Computer, Robot, or AI

Feb 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Career Growth

  DHL is using collaborative robots (cobots) designed to work alongside of humans to perform packing, kitting, and pre-retail tasks alongside their human colleagues. British online supermarket Ocado is using more than 1,000 4G-enabled robots in its automated warehouses and working on a cobot to help with tricky maintenance. Amazon has 30,000 fulfillment robots working […]



A Great Presidents’ Day Story

Feb 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Corporate Growth

You are looking at the picture of the first woman who ran for the U.S. Presidency…in 1872, even before women had the right to vote. Victoria Woodhull would have been the youngest U.S. President ever, at age 35. Her life story is filled with many firsts: She and her sister were the first women to […]



THE TIDE IS TURNING: LABOR DEMAND EXCEEDING SUPPLY (PART I)

Feb 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Corporate Growth

In 2016, 39% of large company executives said that they were either “barely able” or “unable” to find the talent that their firms required.[I] “The U.S. labor market has experienced unprecedented seven years of growth that has brought us near full employment. As we enter 2017, the tightening labor market will likely slow the growth,” […]




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