Enter digital innovations that offer a tantalizing promise: to automate the laborious task of alerting people who have been exposed to the virus. Numerous governments have championed such apps as a means of augmenting manual contact tracing. As an economist who tracks digital technology’s use worldwide, I’ve found that the experiences of these countries reveal challenges to getting enough people to use the apps. Unfortunately, these challenges appear to me to be all but insurmountable in the U.S. … [Read more...] about Digital contact tracing won’t save Americans from COVID-19
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When I applied for a job at a content management system company, I used their platform to build an entire site on why I was the most suitable hire. When I applied to a consumer brand company, I created a 20-page deck with my ideas to improve their digital presence. I won’t sugarcoat the amount of effort that goes into making these types of collateral pieces—it takes time, but the results will give you much more success than an application ever would. … [Read more...] about Tired of filling out a never-ending list of job applications? Try this strategy to set you apart.
My immediate option after going back would be to take up a small teaching position at an educational institute in India. But that would mean I would have to commit to it for at least one to two years and my thesis would suffer. Pay for teachers in India isn't great either. … [Read more...] about Forced return home and job hunt: An Indian student worries about the future after new US visa rule
Quantify your experience Rather than simply having your job title and dates listed at a company, think of each position as a mini story, says Hatzikostas. Tell a little about what the company does, what you were hired to do, the scope of your work, and your accomplishments. If you’re in sales and marketing, these can be easier to quantify (i.e., increasing sales or lead generation). If your job isn’t as easy to report in numbers, consider other accomplishments, says Boggs. For example, did you help to save costs, improve a process, or establish a new way of doing business that had a positive impact? “The biggest thing is to show what you did and how you added value, rather than a list of responsibilities,” Boggs adds. … [Read more...] about 7 changes to make to your LinkedIn profile if you’ve been laid off
When it comes to the “work smarter, not harder” mantra, automation is king. Never before has it been easier to put in a little upfront effort to pay big, big dividends down the line. While these services run the gamut from simple to powerful—and from free to kinda pricey—all roads lead to making your workday much more efficient. … [Read more...] about These 5 services will automate all your most tedious tasks