Six in 10 U.S. employees didn’t negotiate their salaries during their last job offers and lost out on earning $7,500 more per year. When staffing firm Robert Half surveyed more than 2,700 workers across 27 major U.S. cities, a mere 39 percent said that they negotiated their last job offer’s salary. Subsequent research from Glassdoor found that the average U.S. employee could be earning 13.3 percent more per year than their current base salary if they had negotiated. (more…)
Rhetoric about robots taking jobs is nothing new: From Oxford University to Elon Musk, the fear of AI as an existential threat abounds. But here’s the more complicated truth: It depends on which sector you work in. Some will be far more impacted than others – and that includes manufacturing.
That’s why small business leaders in manufacturing should care about these questions: “How will AI impact the industry?” and “How can I use it to my business’ advantage?” (more…)
Artificial intelligence (or AI, as it’s commonly known) has power to change work in the short and long terms. Advances in techniques like machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP) offer huge ways to help small businesses cut costs and differentiate themselves. (more…)
“Will robots take my job?”
If you’ve asked this question lately, you’re far from the only one. A current Google search for answers to this question returns nearly 37 million results (as of publication). So, you’d be forgiven for wondering how AI will impact certain sectors: Are robots the new bricklayers in construction? To find the answer for you, GetApp and Gartner (our parent company) asked small business construction leaders how they’re using AI today. (more…)
You know your product’s soaring it when it’s discussed as a verb. “Google it” is one common catchphrase and “Slack it to me” is another. That’s because Slack—the collaboration app that’s used by six million daily users— is ubiquitous enough to earn verb status. But it is robust enough to manage your projects? (more…)