1. The Great Skills Mismatch of Today’s Economy

    The untold story about the high unemployment rate in the U.S. is about the large number of jobs waiting to be filled. Many employers are having trouble finding candidates with the right set of skills and experience, so job seekers would be wise to consider focusing their efforts on the areas of the economy that are experiencing the most growth. Via Crisp360.

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  2. How To Train a Remote Employee

    As access to free of inexpensive online software increases, companies’ ability and willingness to recruit remote employees has increased enormously. But the new arrangement also presents a few challenges. How do you train an employee you’ve never met? How can you be sure they’re doing work that’s on par with what your in-house team is doing and not just playing on Facebook all day? Via Mindflash.

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  3. Are We Slackers? Or, What Motivates Employees?

    More than half of U.S. employees report feeling disengaged from their jobs.  That’s costing $300 billion annually in lost productivity. So how do you make them more engaged in their jobs? A 2009 McKinsey study found non-financial incentives such as attention from a boss or opportunities for leadership were far more effective drivers than stock options or a raise. Rypple looks at some of the things employes can do to make their employees happier and more productive.

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  4. Medical Jobs: Inside a Hospital

    If you’re looking to pursue a healthcare career in a hospital or similar setting, there are a lot of different types of jobs available. This infographic from Rasmussen College looks at some of them.

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  5. Flying High: A Pilot’s ROI

    Becoming a pilot costs less than some other high-paying professions, so Brown Aviation Lease looked at the ROI of becoming a high flyer.

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