“The future whispers to us in faint signals rather than full sentences.” We love this quote from a new strategy article written by Paul Schoemaker for Inc. magazine. The future is calling you every day. Learn how to listen & be prepared.
LinkedIn recently announced its latest feature to help professionals showcase their skills. The professional networking site has rolled out LinkedIn Skill Assessments, a new way to validate technical skills. Robin Ryan, a writer who covers baby boomer careers for Forbes magazine, has published a helpful article that explains this new LinkedIn feature.
Many of the professionals who have joined Croixstone’s consulting team embrace the concept of “portfolio career.” This career strategy allows professionals to exert more control over how and why they work. Learn more about the basics of the portfolio career via Forbes.
The Institute For Supply Management‘s Manufacturing “Report On Business” is often cited as a key barometer of the economy. The organization released its latest report on September 3, 2019 with statistics showing that manufacturing activity has shifted into reverse last month for the first time in three years.
There are 23 business schools whose MBA alumni are leading one of the top 100 companies on the Fortune 500 list. A handful of these schools have more than one MBA recipient in this position. Click here to view of map of where the USA’s top CEOs got their MBAs.
Every business professional needs to know how to communicate the essence of who they are and what they do – in a succinct and memorable way (whether or not there’s an elevator in sight)! Take 5 minutes today and learn how to tune up your elevator pitch for the fall networking season. Click here.
25% of the manufacturing workforce is over 55 years old. At the same time, the manufacturing industry is struggling to attract enough younger workers with the right skills and qualifications. Facing a workforce crisis—with open jobs in manufacturing recently reaching an all-time high—manufacturers are finding that retaining older workers is not only a necessity but an asset. Learn more here.