The Career Audit You Should Conduct As We Head Into The New Year

The Career Audit You Should Conduct As We Head Into The New Year

According to research by The Conference Board, 52.3% of Americans are unhappy at work. This is significant, considering that about three decades ago the percentage of people unhappy at work was just 39.9%. Research from Gallup also shows that a whopping 51% of the U.S. workforce are unengaged. As 2017 is coming to an end, especially if you’re not satisfied with your current job, it might be a good idea to perform a career audit. Here are some areas to look at when conducting a career audit: 1. REVIEW YOUR ROLES One of the…

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These online courses will turn your entrepreneurial dreams into a reality

These online courses will turn your entrepreneurial dreams into a reality

Ditching your 9-to-5 and starting your own company can be daunting, especially if you’re going into it completely blind. A stellar business idea is worth nada if you don’t know what you’re doing, and attempting to get it off the ground all by your lonesome may cost you a lot of money (and maybe even a little bit of your soul). SEE ALSO: Could Microsoft Office still be the key to a promotion? Make an early investment in your company’s long-term success with Evan Kimbrell’s Business Launching Bundle, a set of seven…

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Crime Branch probe into ‘fake’ teacher recruitment

Crime Branch probe into ‘fake’ teacher recruitment

BHUBANESWAR: The state government recommended Crime Branch enquiry into the alleged recruitment of fake teachers under Ujjwal scheme on Thursday. The order came after a number of teachers have been recruited in different districts on the basis of a false letter issued by an organisation left the school and mass education department in tizzy. “We are really surprised that a false letter has been issued to give recruitment to teachers in different districts. We have already ordered a departmental enquiry into the matter and a crime branch probe has also been ordered,” said school…

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Pb CM assures probe into diversion of scholarship scheme funds

Pb CM assures probe into diversion of scholarship scheme funds

Chandigarh, Jun 15 (PTI) The Punjab government will get probed the alleged diversion of the Post Matric Scholarship scheme SC funds and strict action will be taken against those found guilty, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said today. Responding to a question of Congress MLA Raj Kumar Chabbewal during the Question Hour, the CM assured the House that the entire matter would be thoroughly examined to fix the accountability and identify lapses, if any. The CMs assurance came amid claims by Minister for Welfare of SC and BC Sadhu Singh Dharamsot…

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A look into online classes at OCC

A look into online classes at OCC

From real estate to anthropology, Orange Coast College offers a wide array of classes online as an alternative to the traditional classroom environment. For students who are stay-at-home parents, have conflicting work schedules or lack reliable transportation, online classes offer a flexibility many traditional classes do not, film history professor William Hall said. According to data from Joe Milunas, a Blackboard system administrator, a total of 4,138 students were enrolled in OCC’s Canvas selection of 174 online courses during the 2016 Fall semester and 9,998 students are enrolled in the…

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Can Millennials Build Consulting Into A Career?

Can Millennials Build Consulting Into A Career?

Consulting has a lot of appeal. Over 600,000 people in the United States currently operate as consultants, and the profession continues to be in high demand—both from businesses that need outside expertise and from professionals looking to make a living off their knowledge and experience. But for millennials—the relative newcomers of the business world, and the shapers of the norms and trends to come—is consulting a feasible career option? The Appeal of Consulting First, let’s explore why consulting businesses are so appealing in the first place: Low startup costs. Your…

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Use of body cameras in schools ‘risks turning students into suspects’

Use of body cameras in schools ‘risks turning students into suspects’

The school behaviour tsar has warned against the introduction of body cameras for teachers in mainstream classrooms, saying that it risks turning students into suspects. Tom Bennett, a teacher, was responding to reports that a three-month pilot scheme is taking place in two secondary schools to test the use of body cameras as a way of helping teachers to tackle low-level disorder in classrooms. The government’s adviser on classroom discipline said: “I’d be very cautious about introducing bodycams into mainstream classrooms. There are possibly situations where they might be appropriate…

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Two top public schools attended by Prince Charles and Tony Blair are investigated as part of major inquiry into child abuse

Two top public schools attended by Prince Charles and Tony Blair are investigated as part of major inquiry into child abuse

Two top public schools attended by Prince Charles and Tony Blair are being investigated by a major national inquiry into child abuse. Gordonstoun, the alma mater of the heir to the throne, and Fettes College – where the former Labour Prime Minister was a pupil – both feature in the statutory probe. Other private schools under investigation include Merchiston Castle School in Edinburgh, Loretto School in Musselburgh and Morrison’s Academy in Crieff. The boarding schools are being probed as part of the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry into more than 60…

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Bihar braveheart turns tragedy into career

Bihar braveheart turns tragedy into career

There are rare people in society who draw inspiration from tragedy in personal life and make a career out of it. Meet Rakesh Srivastava, 44, who has made a career in prosthetics and orthotics, after his left leg was amputated 34 years ago following a road accident at Bihar’s Begusarai district, about 120 km from Patna. An American Board certified prosthetics and orthotic, Srivastava is currently based in the USA. Founder and chief executive officer of Innovative Prosthetics and Orthotic, he successfully runs three clinics at Omaha, Hastings and Grand…

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Demonetisation: Mumbai schools ‘force’ teachers to deposit old notes to turn black money into white

Demonetisation: Mumbai schools ‘force’ teachers to deposit old notes to turn black money into white

At a time when people are grappling with cash crunch after the scrapping of high value notes, Mumbai’s teachers have complained of harassment from school managements. Reason: Schools are asking their teachers to deposit large sums of money into the latter’s bank accounts. Since the Narendra Modi government’s November 8 decision, accusations against schools indulging in such malpractices have been pouring in to a mobile application launched recently by a parents’ organisation. At least six teachers anonymously complained that their school management gave them money to deposit into their own…

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