AllSTEM Connections Blog https://blog.allstemconnections.com Staying Prepared For The Talent Revolution Thu, 12 Aug 2021 17:45:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8.1 https://secureservercdn.net/104.238.71.140/tv2.534.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/cropped-AllSTEM-Site-Icon@2x-32x32.png AllSTEM Connections Blog https://blog.allstemconnections.com 32 32 Quantifying Potential: Cognitive Testing in Pre-Employment Screening https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/quantifying-potential-cognitive-testing-in-pre-employment-screening/ Thu, 12 Aug 2021 17:45:52 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=473 Can employees’ potential performance be calculated before they even start the job? Since the introduction of standardized cognitive testing, companies have sought to use these tools to select employees best suited to the job, especially for demanding science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. While many of these assessments have demonstrated practical predictive ability, questions […]

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Personality Assessments in Employment: The Ethics and Effectiveness of Psychological Testing https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/personality-assessments-in-employment-the-ethics-and-effectiveness-of-psychological-testing/ Wed, 28 Jul 2021 22:55:58 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=470 Firms have long relied on standardized psychological assessments to pre-screen prospective employees across industries, including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions. However, questions about the ethics and effectiveness of these personality tests have existed since their introduction. Indeed, the US government passed the 1988 Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) in response to concerns about […]

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Five STEM Careers for Employees with Non-STEM Degrees https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/five-stem-careers-for-employees-with-non-stem-degrees/ Thu, 01 Jul 2021 20:33:39 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=465 The ongoing digitization of the workplace is catalyzing a global revolution, where employers are being prompted to consider the tasks and processes that cannot be performed by technology. For many businesses, the importance of soft and creative skills has become more evident – especially in the world of STEM. Skills like communication and critical thinking […]

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Optimizing the Workplace Relationship Between AI and Employees https://blog.allstemconnections.com/talent/optimizing-the-workplace-relationship-between-ai-and-employees/ Wed, 16 Jun 2021 17:22:37 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=461 Between the diversification of workforces with contingent and permanent workers, and the gradual inclusion of automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and technology in the workplace, employers are at a crucial point in history where predictive decisions must be made. While early introductions of automation seemed to indicate that technology would eventually replace employees, there is a […]

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Increasing STEM Workforce Diversity to Positively Impact Innovation https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/increasing-stem-workforce-diversity-to-positively-impact-innovation/ Wed, 09 Jun 2021 18:15:06 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=452 While most industries were directly impacted, upended, or almost wholly restructured by COVID-19, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) sectors maintained consistent employee satisfaction and overall success1. In addition, through the course of the pandemic, STEM sectors have maintained their exponential growth. This continual growth trend, mainly due to technological innovation2, has contributed to a […]

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How Artificial Intelligence Fuels Social Media https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/how-artificial-intelligence-fuels-social-media/ Fri, 14 May 2021 21:56:57 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=448 Social media is a vital tool for content marketing, reaching consumers, and market analysis for both corporate juggernauts and small businesses. With massive amounts of user-driven data generated daily, social media provides an invaluable trove of information. Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are enhancing companies’ ability to reach customers and understand their target market. As […]

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The Future of Finance: Fintech in 2021 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/the-future-of-finance-fintech-in-2021/ Wed, 21 Apr 2021 17:20:50 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=433 One of the most talked-about sectors in 2021, financial technology, commonly known as fintech, is more than just a buzzword. This cutting-edge field is poised for explosive growth over the following decades. Financial organizations looking to keep up with the competition should hire STEM workers with the expertise to keep their company on the leading […]

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The Technology Boom: Older Generations and Tech https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/the-technology-boom-older-generations-and-tech/ Fri, 16 Apr 2021 16:33:42 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=428 Older generations make up a massive part of the workforce and consumer base, but technology companies often neglect this demographic. This blind spot comes with a price, as Baby Boomers possess over 70 percent of all disposable income in the United States, with greater spending power than other generations.1 However, tech-oriented companies may fail to […]

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How Artificial Intelligence is Revolutionizing Finance https://blog.allstemconnections.com/clients/how-artificial-intelligence-is-revolutionizing-finance/ https://blog.allstemconnections.com/clients/how-artificial-intelligence-is-revolutionizing-finance/#respond Mon, 15 Mar 2021 21:26:11 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=418 Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming companies by radically streamlining processes, crunching massive amounts of data, and creating cutting-edge projections. In finance, the rise of AI and machine learning is fueling financial technology (fintech). As AI revolutionizes finance, estimations indicate banks’ aggregate potential cost savings will reach $447 billion by 2023.1 With various applications like chatbots […]

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The Future of Staffing: Robotic Process Automation https://blog.allstemconnections.com/clients/the-future-of-staffing-robotic-process-automation/ https://blog.allstemconnections.com/clients/the-future-of-staffing-robotic-process-automation/#respond Wed, 03 Mar 2021 20:01:52 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=414 The numbers don’t lie. Robotic process automation (RPA) is transforming recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and the entire staffing industry. According to Staffing Industry Analysts research, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of RPA to support remote work. 2020 represented the first year where RPO organizations adopted RPA at scale.1 So, what […]

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