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Sources of insider threats: they’re not always what you think …

There’s something you should know before you invest your entire IT and information security budget on technical solutions – if a smart thief wanted to steal your intellectual property and/or your client’s confidential information, they could go old-school and send someone to walk in the front door and take it. Not all data breaches are external or digital/cyber.
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Nuanced career advice … why professionals need it the most

In certain professions including the financial industry, law, engineering, and academia, there are nuances and hidden assumptions that are not common knowledge. Because of these unwritten rules, 'regular' career coaches who have not earned advanced or professional degrees will probably be unaware of how to navigate those systems, let alone help someone else prepare for them.
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How to stay relevant in the era of artificial intelligence

The repercussions of modern innovations are starting to become unsettling to professionals in a broad range of occupations (e.g., law, financial planning, and to a lesser extent, medicine). White-collar workers who thought that their education and professional status insulated them from being replaced by technology are now feeling professionally/financially threatened in ways that have already become familiar to others.
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Sexual harassment on the job … how it touches everyone in the workplace (Part 2)

As a female I/O Psychologist who deals with HR issues, including the fallout from sexual harassment, I believe it's important to tackle this matter head-on by discussing the financial consequences for organizations that do not respond to sexual harassment swiftly, appropriately, and proactively.
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Sexual Harassment … how does it keep working in the workplace?

As with other loaded topics, like politics and religion, many people in the workplace prefer to say nothing despite the undeniably tense and divisive climate that many victims of sexual harassment, bullying, or the discrimination that minorities/immigrants are experiencing. It can be helpful and less awkward to frame these discussions around values instead of tackling the actual taboo topics ...
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Body language … 3 ways it might be working against you in the workplace

While recalling the infamous Trump - Trudeau handshake, a client described a similar incident at work that made me wonder how many people may be unaware that their body language may be affecting their careers. In this post, Dr. Ofosu describes some implications of body language at work.
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