Articles by tag: Skills

The Job Market is Reevaluating Requirements as Skills Begin Taking More Precedence Over College Degrees

College degrees are a highly demanded requirement for many employers, but is that changing? The age-old paradigm of traditional college degree-driven careers is gradually giving way to more skills-based roles, reflecting a significant shift in how society views employability. Research reveals that around 60 percent of Americans do not hold a bachelor’s degree, yet […]

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Aspiring HVAC Technicians Today Need Tech Skills As Much As Hands-On Abilities

Smart homes and intelligent building systems are not only reshaping how we interact with our environments, but are also fundamentally altering the skill set required to maintain them. Once upon a time, HVAC technicians were chiefly concerned with hands-on capabilities and a working knowledge of basic refrigeration cycles. Fast forward to today, the age […]

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How to Have a Thriving Career in AV

The AV industry is undergoing a dramatic shift in regards to hiring and retaining talent. As many people are coming into the industry for the first time, some are still unaware of the opportunities for growth within the AV community. As an AV pro, it’s crucial to develop skills that can help you advance […]

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Food & Beverage
Loyalty Programs That Work: Strategies for Building and Sustaining Customer Loyalty in the Restaurant Industry

Loyalty programs use points, miles, or other currency to incentivize customers to purchase or engage with the brand. Customers can redeem these points for discounts, free products, exclusive access, or other perks. Technology, such as mobile apps and online accounts, allows customers to easily track and redeem their rewards and receive personalized promotions […]

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MarketScale Announces the Return of DisruptED

MarketScale is excited to announce the return of podcast series DisruptED with hosts Ron Stefanski and Caesar Mickens Jr., Ph.D starting Tuesday April 12th, 2022. “DisruptED” is a podcast that understands the reality we live in. Thoughtful, riveting, and uplifting, the show centers on the disruption caused by the pandemic, technology, and globalization in education. […]

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Business Services
The Greater Costs of Not Investing in Workforce Development

The way we work is going through a fundamental transformation accelerated by the pandemic. Many had to work remotely or change careers, and it caused millions of jobs to disappear altogether. To keep the workforce afloat, employers and governmental institutions are adjusting to the learning curve. To prepare the future workforce, efforts need to […]

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Education & EdTech
How Organizations Can Prevent Skill Shortages

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, trade schools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   In the workplace, there are constant […]

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Cybersecurity in an IT-first world
Cybersecurity in an IT-First World: Vigilance & Risk Mitigation with Ex-CIA Chief Christopher Burgess
April 24, 2024

With digital transformation occurring at breakneck speed, cybersecurity has become a critical concern for first-world IT environments. The shift towards IT-first technology has brought about new challenges in protecting sensitive data and ensuring enterprise security. The stakes are high, with reports of data breaches becoming a daily occurrence, impacting organizations across various sectors. In […]

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One-of-a-kind shopping experiences
The Resurgence of Brick-and-Mortar Stores: One-of-a-kind Shopping Experiences Are Turning Customers into Brand Ambassadors
April 24, 2024

In the convenient world of e-commerce, big box stores are seeing a resurgence. Chains like Dick’s Sporting Goods, Walmart, and Target are experimenting with one-of-a-kind shopping experiences that can turn casual shoppers into loyal fans. In a recent Experts Talk roundtable, Allen Adamson, Co-Founder at Metaforce, highlighted how one-of-a-kind shopping experiences make for exciting […]

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digital augmentations
Revolutionize Customer Engagement Through Digital Augmentations in Physical Retail
April 24, 2024

The digital transformation of retail experiences in physical stores has become crucial as big-box retailers strive to maintain their relevance and competitive edge in a digital era. These retailers are embedding interactive features and digital augmentations in their physical locations to offer unique, engaging customer experiences. This approach merges the tactile allure of in-store […]

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Enthusiastic and Trained Employees can Enhance Experiences and Drive Success in Physical Retail
April 24, 2024

In today’s retail landscape, big-box retailers are emphasizing the importance of their physical locations, even as the digital marketplace continues to expand. Stores like Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart are not just maintaining their brick-and-mortar presence but are actively enhancing it with features like interactive elements and new store openings. This reassertion of the […]

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How to Address Career Development in STEM Fields with Technology
December 22, 2020

Our nation is facing a serious skills gap between the number of open positions in STEM fields and the number of people qualified to fill them. This was true long before 2020, but the workforce disruption and growing dependence on technology brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic have underscored just how critical it is that we address this […]

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How to Build Results-Oriented Microlearning Lessons
December 17, 2020

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Whether it’s hiring employees, keeping them engaged, […]

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Bridging the US Manufacturing Skills Gap with Automation
December 3, 2020

The U.S. is experiencing a manufacturing skills gap shortage caused by a resistance on behalf of members of the millennials and Gen Z generations to pursue education in manufacturing skills. In many cases, high schools are no longer providing opportunities for students to learn these skills. In our recent history, there have been factory closings […]

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Why Businesses and Universities are Implementing Micro-Credentialing
August 13, 2020

Brady Colby, founder and CEO of Thirty Two Edu, joined the show to talk about the growing importance of micro-credentialing and the potential downfall of many universities. Online learning has taken a front and center role in the world of education in light of the pandemic. While some universities and higher education institutions have met […]

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