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How Do Businesses Use Artificial Intelligence?

Simply put, artificial intelligence refers to the ability of machines to learn and make decisions based on data and analytics. When used strategically, AI has the potential to make a tremendous difference in the way we go about our work.  When you think about artificial intelligence being used by businesses, your mind likely jumps to automation. ...Read More

What to Know About the REDUCE Framework for Change Management

If you want to make a lasting difference at your organization, effective change management is key. By convincing others to change, you can overcome obstacles that may be dragging the organization down.  A change management course can help you gain the knowledge necessary to become a catalyst for change. With change management training, you’ll study the ...Read More

How Persuasion Skills Can Benefit Your Career

The ability to influence and persuade others affects all aspects of your life—from your personal relationships with friends and family members to how your coworkers perceive you. The Center for Creative Leadership states that there are three main types of influence tactics—logical appeals, emotional appeals, and cooperative appeals. Part of successful persuasion is determining which ...Read More

How to Create a Career Development Plan

Most employees will only stay at company long-term if they’re able to grow their careers. To do so, they’re eager and willing to learn new skills that can benefit them in their roles and contribute to your company. Consider: 94% of employees would stay at a company longer if it invested in helping them learn, CNBC ...Read More

How to Retain Employees During the Great Resignation

We’re now in the midst of a “Great Resignation.” The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clearer to professionals what they want from work and what kinds of employers they’re willing to stick with.  According to September 2021 global study by McKinsey & Company, 53% of employers said they’re experiencing greater voluntary turnover than they had in ...Read More

5 Reasons to Offer Employees Learning & Development Opportunities

If you want to retain employees, you need to invest in their growth, learning and development.  The current state of career growth opportunities is dismal. According to the July 2021 Monster Job Index: 80% of professionals don’t think their current employer provides growth opportunities.  54% of employees fear they don’t have the skills they need to thrive in ...Read More

What Role Do Regulations Play in Investing?

The financial industry is heavily regulated, and for good reason. In 2020, total assets under management (AUM) reached $103 trillion, representing a 11% growth from the previous year. In North America, AUM saw a 12% growth, reaching $49 trillion. These numbers represent real money that has been invested, which highlights the importance of oversight and ...Read More

Investing Blogs & Resources for Beginners

For those who are just starting a career in finance or are in the midst of establishing their own investment portfolio, it can be hard to know where to turn for the best investing resources. Even if you’re taking online education courses to help you learn about investing—like the courses that make up Wharton Online’s ...Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Digital Marketing

More than ever before, digital marketing has the ability to make or break a business. Companies rely on marketing professionals to help them navigate online spaces—whether it’s ensuring that their website is optimized for search engines, or writing blurbs for social media posts.  Understanding the basics of digital marketing can help you get a job in ...Read More

Business Analytics for Beginners

How do businesses make decisions? In many cases, it comes down to analyzing data and making informed decisions based on customer behavior. The individuals responsible for making sense of data collected by a company are often referred to as business analysts, data analysts, or intelligence analysts.  If you have no prior experience working within the data ...Read More

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