Podcasts aren't the whole future. Wait, there's another shiny object! The announcement Wednesday that BuzzFeed would be discontinuing most of its podcasts and firing its in-house audio team was the latest discordant note in a fast-growing medium.
Shel HoltzThis more about impatience than a decline in podcast popularity, which continues it's slow, incremental growth.
Walmart is set to expand its fledgling VR training program in a big way soon; the big box store is going to start a country-wide training program promising to bring over 17,000 Oculus Go headsets to its employees by the year's end. The company is…
Shel HoltzYet another example of how VR is being adopted in niches. Employee training is clearly going to be a big niche.
Website design with a split-screen aesthetic is a trend that keeps evolving and growing. A split-screen design can be good for a number of reasons, including mobile compatibility and user-friendliness. Plus, many of these designs just look great!
Shel HoltzNow that I read about it, I believe I have seen more of this lately. It's worth considering as a way to get people to sit up and take notice when they see your content.
Fifteen-year-old McDonald's cashier Breauna Morrow in St. Louis said an older male employee made a graphic, sexual proposition towards her. 'You have a nice body; have you ever had white chocolate inside you?” the co-worker told her…
Shel HoltzI can't wait to see how McDonald's responds to this. Hiring this kind of service worker is tough right now and this kind of publicity doesn't help attract desperately needed workers.
As technological breakthroughs rapidly shift the frontier between the work tasks performed by humans and those performed by machines and algorithms, global labour markets are likely to undergo major transformations. These transformations, if…
Shel HoltzThe World Economic Forum predicts far more new jobs will emerge than old ones will fade, but do we have the skills to fill these new positions? (Short answer: No.)