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Weekly Contributor at Forbes.com

Mark contributes weekly to Forbes.com, exploring careers, education, the millennial and Z generations, the skills gap, and workforce development. He brings a fresh perspective to the conversation about today’s younger generations and what they’re truly capable of in our changing economy and workforce. Check out his latest pieces below.

4 Ways To Turn Your Onboarding Experience Into A Strategic Advantage

Posted May 14, 2021 by Mark Perna A new study indicates that 88% of companies aren’t onboarding new employees well. Here’s what to do differently. Mark’s article,...

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OK Boomer: 5 Surprising Insights Into What Gen-Z Workers Want In A Job

Posted May 14, 2021 by Mark Perna A recent study uncovers key data about Gen-Z workers and how employers can best support the youngest generation at work...

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Think Your Employees Are Happy? You Might Want To Double-Check That

Posted May 14, 2021 by Mark Perna New data suggests that the employee-employer divide is wider than ever. Here are 4 ways to bridge it. Mark’s article,...

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6 Tips To Negotiate Your Salary With Confidence—And Get What You’re Worth

Posted April 21, 2021 by Mark Perna Don’t let your employer dictate your worth. Here’s how you can put yourself in the driver’s seat to earn what...

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As The Talent Wars Ramp Up, How Poach-Proof Are Your Employees?

Posted April 11, 2021 by Mark Perna

In the new landscape of borderless work, employee poaching is a growing threat. Here’s what you can do about it.

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The Top 30 Entry-Level, Fully Remote Positions Hiring Now

Posted April 6, 2021 by Mark Perna

Get your foot in the door—figuratively, of course—with one of these great opportunities.

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3 Ways Hiring Leaders Are Improving The Candidate Experience In 2021

Posted April 6, 2021 by Mark Perna The rise of tech, automation and diversity is changing the game for candidates and the HR professionals who hire them....

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Why More Young People Should Consider A Career In Tech

Posted April 6, 2021 by Mark Perna

Breaking into this hot field is a lot easier than you might think.

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Younger Workers Are Being Smarter About Retirement And It Shows

Posted March 21, 2021 by Mark Perna Though their retirement is a long way off, the younger generations can show the rest of us a thing or...

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When You’re Doing All The Right Things In Your Job Search—But Still No Joy

Posted March 15, 2021 by Mark Perna A Silicon Valley career coach shares his tips for what to do when you’re already doing everything right. Mark’s article,...

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