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Willpower links to self-control. It is the ability to resist distraction, stay focused and delay gratification. A study conducted by psychologist Roy Baumeister shows that willpower goes hand in hand with energy levels, which helps us explain why it is “consumed” as we go. At a glance, people who are trying to lose weight often...
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gregg popovich
There is a popular expression in basketball: a coach is not called for a technical foul; he decides to get it. Take Gregg Popovich, the coach of the San Antonio Spurs and the US national team: the highest-paid coach in the NBA. When his team is not playing hard enough, when the referees are not...
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Research by McKinsey, based on a survey of 18,000 people in 15 countries, provides suggestions to identify the new skills needed to face the present and future challenges in the world of work, in the perspective of the loss of many traditional jobs. The crisis linked to the pandemic acted as a catalyst for an...
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In Europe, unemployment has grown significantly in 2020 and is likely to return to pre-crisis levels only in 2024. The areas with the highest number of positions at risk are customer service and sales, catering, and construction. As from the graph below, losses in these sectors are linked to both the pandemic and the rise...
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It is recent news that Pager, a 9-year-old macaque, can play video games with just the thought. At the beginning of February, Elon Musk himself had anticipated it on Clubhouse talking about Neuralink, his company that studies and produces brain chips for the development of neural interfaces. Now that Pager’s video playing with thought is...
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The pandemic shed light on what is called the “skills gap”, i.e. the gap between the demand and supply of skills in the labor market, which appears to be driven by three primary long-term factors: the emergence of artificial intelligence-based technologies; the growing need for technological acumen to compete in a rapidly changing commercial landscape;...
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In a world where the way we work is dramatically evolving and changing because of technology, HR needs to be ready to manage all this: the opportunity to lead organizations and workers towards the future of work for the coming decade. Robert Hoyle Brown, Vice President, Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work (Cognizant), explains...
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We have in front of us a brilliant cover letter and an effective cv or resume. Is this the secret recipe for a perfect new hire? Human Resources expert Regina Hartley proposes a different perspective. With the choice between the avatar of the ideal candidate and one with a less clean and linear personal history...
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There’s a lot of talk about mindset, and often improperly. To see things differently, we offer you this article coming from our colleagues in Pyou Brazil. Read the article
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Human interactions are still crucial in HR management, unreplaceable by machines. On the other hand, technology can provide benefits in the area of knowledge management processes. AI can provide relevant help in areas such as: – scanning resumes – on the go talent management – employee churn reduction – inclusion and equality promotion – data...
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