AI Fails Willy Wonka + Rundown - 15 Mar, 2024

Plus: Potential TikTok Ban, Job Interview Playbook and Remote Productivity Tips…

Crossing the finish line! 🏁 Welcome to another weekly rundown, where we’ll be discussing the latest stories (including TikTok's potential nationwide ban), and sharing handy resources to help you crush your goals.

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Hit of the Week:

😭 AI Makes Immersive Cash Grab Worse: An advertisement for Willy Wonka’s chocolate experience in Glasgow ended up leaving children in tears. The AI-penned script left children and parents dumbfounded.

Willy Wonka Gone Wrong
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News That Matters:

5 more things happened while you were trying to get ahead.

⚖️ US Passes Bill that Could Ban TikTok Nationwide: CEO Shou Zi Chew warns that, if passed, it could put scores of American jobs at risk.

🏢 Survey Finds Gap in RTO Sentiments: 56 % of managers see red flags when employees don’t want to RTO, compared to 38 % of employees.

⬇️ Petco’s CEO Is Stepping Down: Ex-Best Buy exec R Michael Mohan steps in as interim CEO while the company searches for permanent replacement.

✂️ IBM Announces Job Cuts Amidst AI Integration: The news comes after a 7-minute meeting; marketing employees grapple with uncertainty.

👥 43 % of Small Business Workers Don’t Trust HR: Bias, favoritism, lack of employee care, and lack of confidentiality among main reasons.

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Friday’s TO DO:

Reflect on the week that’s gone by. 💭 Start by celebrating your achievements, and then make note of what you’d like to do differently next week. Setting small goals can be beneficial in the long term!

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Things Worth Checking Out:

Fresh resources to elevate your career and personal growth.

🚀 Boosting Credibility on LinkedIn [TOOL]: Snappr offers stunning headshots to help you appear more professional and grow your network.

🔮 2024 Business Predictions [PODCAST]: Natalie Ellis, CEO of Boss Babes, and her team uncover their top business predictions for this year.

🤝 Job Interview Intervention [BOOK]: Career coach Andrew LaCivita shares a unique e-book and uncovers job interview secrets.

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Calling all HR pros! 📣

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TOP Reads:

🏠 20 Productivity Hacks for Working Remotely: Because WFH comes with its own set of challenges and distractions.

💻 60 Online Courses to Expand Your Skill Set: Top courses you can enroll in (at no charge) in areas like business, design, IT, and more.

🔎 Job Searching Tips from Ex-Amazon Recruiter: How to best present yourself on your LinkedIn profile, and why it matters.

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💙 Thanks for reading and trusting in us with your career.

That’s everything you need to end this week on a high, and start the next one with fresh eyes.

Catch you all on Monday!

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