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Personality Types at Work: Best Career Options for Your Type

Time to read: 10 mins

Personality Types at Work Summary:
– Personality types influence many factors and are a useful aspect of yourself to consider when navigating your career.
– The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a popular personality evaluation tool used today and dates back all the way to World War II.
– There are 16 personality types determined by evaluating four pairs of opposing psychological elements. 
– Once you determine your personality type, you will understand yourself on a deeper level and will be able to better navigate career and life challenges.

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What’s on the Horizon: Copywriting Trends from Industry Experts

Time to Read: 7 mins

– We spoke to industry experts to get a glimpse into copywriting trends for 2021.
– The pharmaceutical industry is booming, copy voice is changing, social listening is being utilized and advertising channels are shifting.
– Keeping up with pop culture trends and knowing your niche will give you the upper hand when it comes to writing copy.
– Profiles copywriting recruiters can help you a copywriter for your team or take the next step in your copywriting career.

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What Candidates Want: Job Search Trends 2021

Time to read: 4 min

Job Search Trends 2021 Summary:
– US job listings up 29 percent from February 2020 to June 2021
– A candidate-driven market brought about with the success of business on the line as the economy opens back up.
– Job seekers understand their demand and worth.
– Remote work and diversity, equity, and inclusion are top priorities in their job search.

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The $1.9 Trillion 2021 Stimulus Explained

Time to read: 6 minutes

2021 Stimulus Actions and Summary:
– Digestible explanation of the third stimulus payment to understand who will and who will not receive the payment.
– Unemployment benefits to extend until September 6 and decrease to $300 per week, along with an explanation of the unemployment tax forgiveness.
– Child Tax Credit, School, and COVID-19 Vaccination and Research, among other items addressed in the 2021 Stimulus bill.

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The 12 High-Paying Top Tech Jobs in 2021: Data Expands, Development Prevails

Time to read: 7 minutes

Top Tech Jobs 2021 Summary:
– The tech industry is one of the most promising industries of work with constant growth and innovation.
– Each position within the lifecycle of a digital product has a place on the list.
– Outside of digital products, top tech jobs are becoming more and more in-demand to encompass data and database management.

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Best Remote Jobs: 2021 Marketing and Creative Technology Hiring Outlook

Time to read: 5 minutes

Best Remote Jobs 2021 Summary:
– Staffing Industry Analysts put out a report referring to survey results sharing that companies plan to increase hiring as soon as Q1 2021, despite lingering uncertainly around COVID-19 and the vaccine. 
– Profiles details the best remote jobs within the marketing and creative technology sector that companies can successfully recruit, onboard, and manage at a remote capacity.

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How to Combat the Negative Effects of Too Much Screen Time

Time to read: 3 minutes

Combatting Too Much Screen Time Summary:
– Between social media, remote work, lockdowns, and a plethora of current events, the world is glued to a screen of some sort longer than ever.
– Before the pandemic, adults were spending half of the day (the full 24 hours) in front of a screen.
– The effects of too much screen time include eyestrain, headaches, dry eyes, and more – and we discuss how to alleviate these effects.

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11 Top Social Media Recruitment Statistics to Ramp Up Your Hiring Strategy

Time to read: 8 minutes

Social Media Recruitment Statistics Summary:
– The recruitment industry has reaped the benefits of implementing social media into the hiring process and recruitment strategy.
– Statistics from what platforms to job seeker behavior support the importance of social media in recruitment.
– Where do we go from here with the data?

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Why Choose Managed Services for Creative and Digital Hiring Needs

Time to read: 5 minutes

Is managed services staffing the right move for your hiring needs? Summary:
– Understanding what Managed Services is and how this type of staffing fits into a company’s hiring plans.
– What are the benefits of managed services and why should companies choose this avenue over traditional outsourcing?
– Managed services are very suitable for marketing and creative technology departments.

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The Best TED Talks for Inspiration and Overall Well-Being

Time to read: 2 minutes

Summary of the Best TED Talks:
– An all-up, digestible list of some of the best TED Talks gathered by the Profiles team as an employee engagement initiative.
– TED Talk Topics include finding your potential, work-life balance, asking “what do I want,” better sleep, and much more!
– Sharing in hopes of brining light and inspiration during these times of uncertainty and beyond.

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