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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Whether or not we create Institutes of Technology is not the …

Whether or not we create Institutes of Technology is not the …

Labour manifesto pledge: Abandon plans for new technical colleges and use funding for more teachers Sue Pember argues AGAINST The Conservative and Labour manifestos both advocate investing more in the future of young people and both embrace the concept of lifelong learning, which is to be applauded. However, the way they suggest this can be achieved is different and one of the main variations is around Institutes of Technology. Conservatives would make them degree level institutes and Labour would not create them at all but invest in more teachers instead….

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The iTunes Model For Education And Re-Thinking How We Pay For College

The iTunes Model For Education And Re-Thinking How We Pay For College

There is a difference between a cost and an investment. And as conversation heats up about the increasing cost of higher education and the disturbing numbers related to student debt and default, we, as a country, need to take a hard look at the way we are financing higher education and preparing our workforce for productive careers and fulfilling lives. Education is the key to preparing our young people to achieve their dreams and contribute to society. But we are making it as difficult as possible for middle and low-income…

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Brandon Ingram On Career Night: ‘Doesn’t Really Matter If We Don’t Win’

Brandon Ingram On Career Night: ‘Doesn’t Really Matter If We Don’t Win’

Rookie forward Brandon Ingram is improving with every passing game during his first year with the Los Angeles Lakers. Although he’s had his fair share of struggles as he adjusts to the NBA level, Ingram has stayed the course and on Friday night was able to score a career-high 17 points in the loss to the Toronto Raptors. Despite having a career night in the scoring column, Ingram wasn’t pleased after the game. The rookie believes if the team didn’t come out with the win than any individual accomplishment doesn’t…

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The Job Interview review: we all need a bit of Lorraine in our lives

The Job Interview review: we all need a bit of Lorraine in our lives

I love Lorraine. That’s all there is to it. Lorraine Kitchen, head of human resources at Low Cost Vans, a small vehicle leasing company in Neath, south Wales, is my hope and my salvation. She takes part in the first episode of The Job Interview, Channel 4’s new documentary series, which puts fixed cameras in an office in Westminster and then runs the hell away, to let the stress, horror, potential humiliations and possible delights unfold as unaffectedly as possible. The jobs are real, the companies are real, the ads…

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Why we need to take a ‘Punk’ approach to the future of evaluation

Why we need to take a ‘Punk’ approach to the future of evaluation

in advance of this week’s learning First convention, one speaker requires a cultural revolution in evaluation “do not be informed what you want. do not be advised what you want” God keep the Queen, intercourse Pistols (1977) This weekend, educationalists who have responded a name from Dame Alison Peacock (article loose to subscribers) are gathering in Sheffield for the inaugural #LearningFirst occasion. Tickets for the convention, that is supported by TES, sold out in much less than 40 mins. an excellent network of system and school leaders, instructors, researchers, specialists…

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ladies in tech: we want to make range 2nd nature

ladies in tech: we want to make range 2nd nature

each FTSE 100 business enterprise in Britain boasts at the least one female on its board – but that drops to simply one in each four tech companies in London. Stats for the tech sector make for difficult reading, and it is going with out saying that girls in our industry face unacceptable problems every day. however range isn’t always just a “women’s issue”, it’s a social difficulty that affects us all. If we’re to obtain authentic equality, we want to cope with the dearth of range across the board….

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