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Navigating Layoffs with Positivity and Purpose: A Marketers Perspective

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In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas is joined by Michelle Okeke, an accomplished marketing professional with extensive experience in high-profile tech companies and advertising agencies, shared an intimate and personal perspective on job layoffs, a scenario that she has endured throughout in her career. Okeke shares insights on the […]

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Businesses Fearing a Recession Should Use AI to Optimize Their Supply Chain

Thanks to high inflation, rising interest rates, and massive job cuts, fear of recession has become modus operandi for most businesses. Even with year-over-year inflation somewhat cooling and with the shuttering of Silicon Valley Bank, the Federal Reserve shows no signs of continuing its path of demand destruction with interest rate hikes. A bearish […]

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Spotify Will Cut About 6% of Jobs in Latest Tech Layoffs

(Bloomberg) — Spotify Technology SA is planning to cut about 6% of its employees, joining a slew of technology companies from Amazon.com Inc. to Meta Platforms Inc. in announcing job cuts to lower costs. The move was announced in a filing Monday morning, confirming reports from over the weekend that there would be job cuts. […]

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Google’s Pichai Tells Staff Cuts Avoided ‘Much Worse’ Issues

(Bloomberg) — Google’s chief executive officer told employees on Monday that job cuts were made in a bid to act decisively as the company’s growth slowed. In an internal meeting, Sundar Pichai, who is CEO of Google parent Alphabet Inc., said he had consulted with the company’s founders and board in making the decision for […]

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Technology Jobs: The 2023 Outlook

Ben: Hey everyone. Thanks so much for tuning in today. I am your host, Ben Thomas. Today we’re going to take a deep dive into what the technology job market looks like for 2023. If you were to ask somebody on the street what their opinion of the job market in technology for 2023 […]

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Big-Tech Layoffs: Recession or Mismanagement?

“The recession is coming; the recession is coming! ” – Paul Revere, 2022 As whispers of a pending recession become louder and louder, it stands to reason these major layoffs in big-tech are a preemptive measure to keep companies afloat. So far, we’ve seen companies like Twitter, Amazon, Meta and more laying off, in […]

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Should Mortgage Lenders Be Laying Off Their Pros in This Housing Market?

The never-ending wave of rising interest rates, and therefore pricier debt and consumer demand destruction, is turning buyers away from new home sales. Mortgage lenders are now laying off their pros in droves, hoping to weather the quagmire of a weak market. Is this short-term hemorrhage the right move? Origin Bank Sr. Mortgage Loan […]

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Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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How Embedded Payment Processing Is Shaking Up the Travel Experience
February 27, 2024

Through embedded systems, hoteliers can ensure guest data stays within their purview while providing a more comprehensive guest experience from beginning to end. By Warren Dehan The hotel payment processing experience is ready for a shakeup. Improving payment processing in hotels has been a major barrier for independent operators, and yet the closer payment processes […]

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Navigating Careers in HVAC: Jason Saunders’ Journey to the Top
February 27, 2024

On this episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton,” hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar explore the dynamic careers in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). They have a chat with Jason Saunders, the President of Indoor Environmental Services, about his extraordinary journey from a high school graduate to a top executive in the field. Saunders […]

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JUST THINKING…Talking CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT with Lesli Laughter
February 27, 2024

Innovative planning and continuous improvement in education stands at the forefront of school improvement, a strategic linchpin that propels institutions toward a future of achievement and excellence. At the heart of this transformation is adopting a continuous improvement mindset, where educators and administrators constantly seek better strategies and outcomes for their students. Just Thinking […]

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The Impact of Tech Layoffs on Remote and Overseas Workforces
June 30, 2022

As businesses search for profitability in the face of a potential recession, many tech companies have made the difficult decision to layoff significant portions of their staff. But what, if any, impact does this trend have on the remote and overseas workforce? We asked Lach de Crespigny, Co-Founder of Revelo, to break down this impact and […]

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Thanksgiving Sees Drop in Jobless Claims, But Layoffs Continue
December 11, 2020

There’s more behind the latest dip in jobless claims than meets the eye. Three factors contribute to the reported numbers: Thanksgiving, seasonal hiring, and inconsistent state reporting. Over the Thanksgiving holiday, those that recently lost their jobs likely held off filing for unemployment until the following week. Seasonal holiday jobs are also inflating the hiring […]

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