As businesses struggle with the challenges posed by COVID 19, it is imperative to reassess the need for better OFAC compliance controls. More corporations are facing the threat of sanctions from the US Department of Treasury for violations. This underlines the need for businesses to update their reporting systems for better compliance with OFAC programs. […]
Looking for a job can be a taxing experience. The way you handle your day can lead you to either stress or peace. (If you are still in the job and looking for a change, you still need to juggle manage your day, priorities and continue the search. ) First, let’s tackle what to do […]
CIO is such a powerful acronym! Besides sounding so cool, it puts them in the elite “C” Club – the movers and the shakers. In today’s world when one hears organizations blazing new trails – new ideas, concepts, buzzwords – ground-breaking new technologies, and one starts thinking – am I leading my organization in the right […]
A report from Ardent Partners found that “35% of today’s total workforce is considered non-employee: freelance, independent, external, extended, contingent, etc.” In addition, “95% of organizations today perceiving their contingent workforce as important and vital not only to day-to-day operations, but also to ultimate enterprise success and growth.” This is a new staffing model for […]
The Internet of Things has already impacted many aspects of our personal lives, but what does this mean for procurement professionals? In our latest post, we explore the implications of the IoT on procurement and the kinds of skills needed in order to make use of these new technologies moving in to the future.
Once you’ve found a top candidate you want to boost the odds that they’ll accept your offer. But, data tells us that up to 39% of job offers are rejected. Why? John Zappe, contributing editor of ERE.net, calls it the “too low and too slow” syndrome: 39% of the time candidates reject an offer because they’re received another offer (too slow); 29% of the time because the compensation/benefits package didn’t meet their expectations (too low). We offer some guidance on improving in these two areas.
The gig economy is a favorite topic at industry conferences and in the blogosphere, and the buzz shows no signs of abating. Social scientists and politicians fret about worker protections, and labor boards voice concerns about health care. Employees worry their steady jobs will disappear, and employers struggle with managing risks and relationships. Over 50% […]
According to TechTarget’s WhatIs.com, a gig economy is “an environment in which temporary positions are common and organizations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements.” It’s a concept that is trending. In fact, the idea of a gig economy has taken on such traction that even the Bureau of Labor Statistics has covered the trend. […]
APN has long supported various charitable organizations near and far and encourage our staff to do the same. In late 2015, we decided we wanted to make a bigger impact to help those who needed it most. We then partnered with Pencils of Promise, an organization that works with communities across the globe to […]
This week, I was invited to speak before the West Windsor Plainsboro High School North students. They all are part of firstrobotics1923.org, the MidKnight Inventors who are a FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics team based out of the West Windsor-Plainsboro School District in New Jersey. I must say it was […]