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LinkedIn: Vaccine Specialist is 2022’s Top Job on the Rise

Unsurprisingly, many of the jobs forecast to be 2022’s most popular include skill sets associated with the pandemic, including vaccine specialists and public health specializations. Many workforce factors on workforce are shifting, whether temporarily or permanently. From digitization to hybrid offices, the workplace is changing at a rapid pace. Industries have been upended, while at […]

Finbold: Sovereign Wealth Funds investment in SPACs skyrockets by 2,500% in 2020

Data acquired by Finbold.com indicates that direct investments in Special Purpose Companies by Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF) have spiked by 2,532.35% YOY. As of November 24, 2020, the investment stood at $1.79 billion. In 2019, the figure was $68 million, an increase of 240% from the 2018 investment of $20 million. In 2017, the investment […]

“Oh, it’s a total Slack attack”: Chris Schermer’s Post-Covid Tech Reality

Chris Schermer was recently elected the 2021 chair of MAGNET and runs Minnesota’s SCHERMER. This is the third in our post pandemic tech questionnaire series; read April Dunford’s and Kal Irani’s. Name: Chris Schermer Website: www.schermer.co (not .com) What you did before the pandemic: Founder + President, SCHERMER, a Minnesota-based, globally-focused B2B Marketing agency. What you […]

PayPal study: Pandemic accelerated digital transformation in Canadian SMBs

A new study by PayPal Canada, Business of Change: PayPal Canada Small Business Study, shows how dramatically the pandemic has accelerated digital commerce for Canadian small businesses. Two in three small businesses (67%) accept payments online and half (47%) of them only started doing so this year. Of all small businesses selling online, one third […]