01.24.2019

Alaant Advisor

How to Engage Your Workforce, Career Advice from Warren Buffett, Humans Taking the Place of Robots, and more... 

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The Alaant Advisor is our column focused on all things going on in the world of recruiting, job placement, and search. Think of it as your weekly briefing—a handy, quick guide to what's going on.

Here's what's happening this week:

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Cut the Clutter: How to Keep your Resume Simple and Effective

By: Michelle Conn via Alaant Blogs

It’s the time of year we’re inundated with messages to get more organized in our personal and professional lives: set new goals and clear out the old to make way for the new. In the spirit of this, here are some tips to declutter your resume…

Worker Engagement

How to Grow an Engaged Workforce: From Applications to Exit Interviews

By: Rob De Luca via Glassdoor

Engagement is a good thing. It’s been a metric for success and a driving force behind content marketing for years; organizations know the more engaged a customer becomes, the more likely they’ll be to purchase or recommend a product or service. The same link between customer engagement and positive outcomes holds true for employees…

How to deal with sick people at work

The Alaant Team is going RED on 2/1/19

via CrowdRise

We’re going red to help raise awareness of heart disease, the #1 killer of women. You can help support the cause by wearing red on 2/1 and donating to our American Heart Association’s team fundraising page!

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Suzy Welch: Warren Buffett's simple career advice will transform how you approach your job

By: Courtney Connley via CNBC

Legendary investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett "isn't called the Oracle of Omaha for nothing," says bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch. At 88 years old, Buffett has a net worth of $83.3 billion and is often considered a voice of reason when it comes to the volatile stock market, investments and business advice…

Can humans replace robots?

When humans take the place of robots

By: Craig Johnson via Staffing Industry Analysts

We don’t hear it very often, but humans have been known to take robots’ jobs. Despite the chuckles these incidents created, it brings to mind some larger questions that technologists have been asking. What are the limitations that robots have? How best to use them so they can work alongside human being as opposed to taking jobs away? In the meantime, here’s what happened…

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Eight Reasons Why We Need To Focus On Inclusion Rather Than Diversity

By: Paolo Gaudiano via Forbes

The words “diversity” and “inclusion” are so often joined that they are commonly treated as a single term. However, these words mean very different things. Diversity is easy to define as a measure of the distribution of personal characteristics within a group of people. Inclusion, on the other hand, is more difficult to define: while some formal studies have attempted to give a clear definition of inclusion, more often than not inclusion is…

Hot Candidates of the Week!

These are two of the best candidates we've seen this week. If you would like more information on either candidate, please reach out to us right away.

Customer Support

Albany, NY
  • Very friendly with a positive energy
  • Looking to transition skills from direct human services/patient care to customer service
  • Enjoys 1:1 interaction with customers 
  • Hardworking, fast-paced and creative

Legal Assistant/Secretary

Hartford, CT
  • Legal Secretary specializing in Immigration law
  • Daily use of MS Word transcribing authors' works for publication and light bookkeeping using Excel 
  • All document production including drafting, inputting, editing and proofreading of affirmations, affidavits, affidavits of service, agreements, answers, backs, certifications, consent to change attorney, correspondence to court, interrogatories, memoranda of law, motions, notices, petitions, orders, replies, responses, requests for document production, requests for judicial intervention, 
  • Rule 7.1 disclosures, settlements agreements, subpoenas, summonses, stipulations and more 
  • Filing (incl. electronic) with Federal, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut courts

About the Author

Miranda March Digital Strategist for Alaant Workforce Solutions

Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist

Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.

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