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Pinterest Revamps Analytics Dashboard and Expands Promoted Pins Test

Pinterest Revamps Analytics Dashboard and Expands Promoted Pins Test | Career advice | Scoop.it
Check out these new updates from Pinterest -- they could help your brand be more successful on the social network.
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The Empathy Economy: Design Skills and Business Skills Are Converging

The Empathy Economy: Design Skills and Business Skills Are Converging | Career advice | Scoop.it

Quality-management programs can’t give you the kind of empathetic connection to consumers that increasingly is the key to opening up new business opportunities. All the B-school-educated managers you hire won’t automatically get you the outside-the-box thinking you need to build new brands — or create new experiences for old brands. The truth is we’re moving from a knowledge economy that was dominated by technology into an experience economy controlled by consumers and the corporations who empathize with them....

 

Understanding, empathy, problem-solving — these are the heuristic managerial skills needed today, argues Martin, who advises Procter & Gamble ..

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Daniel Pink argues that left-brain linear, analytical, and computer-like thinking are being replaced by right-brain empathy, inventiveness, and understanding as skills most needed by business...

 

by By Bruce Nussbaum


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What 64 schools can tell us about teaching 21st century skills [VIDEO]

What 64 schools can tell us about teaching 21st century skills [VIDEO] | Career advice | Scoop.it
I love to visit schools that are trying to live on the cutting edges of deeper learning, student empowerment, and digital technologies. But, like

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10 Skills That Will Land You a Top Job in 2013

10 Skills That Will Land You a Top Job in 2013 | Career advice | Scoop.it
The jobs market is looking up, particularly in the US and UK where unemployment figures are progressing to an all time low since the 2008 economic...

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John Michel's curator insight, September 11, 2013 3:08 AM

These top 10 skills are said to be the most in-demand by top recruiters in 2013. Whilst some of them involve technical ability, the most important from this list are skills that anyone can acquire with practice i.e. decision making, listening and critical thinking.

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Jobs skills gap: The basics become a problem

Jobs skills gap: The basics become a problem | Career advice | Scoop.it
Ninety-two percent of executives in a recent survey believe there's a job skills gap. And of that overwhelming majority, nearly half believed the gap was in "soft skills."

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Soft skills will help you land that next job

Soft skills will help you land that next job | Career advice | Scoop.it

(BPT) - You’ve polished your resume, updated your references and picked up your best outfit from the dry cleaners. You’re ready for that big interview. But while your experience and qualifications may match the position perfectly, have you given any thought to your soft skills?

 

Soft skills include a person’s attitude, workplace behavior, values and ethics. Increasingly, employers are looking at soft skills as the deciding factor when choosing between two applicants.


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Barb Jemmott's curator insight, September 12, 2013 10:51 AM

I'd love to get your take on this article. The article states that increasingly, employers are valuing soft skills over technical skills. Do you agree?