Evolution of Work & Education
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Evolution of Work & Education
New approaches to education + alternatives to traditional careers
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How to Solve the Other Unemployment Crisis

How to Solve the Other Unemployment Crisis | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Nearly two years ago, prior to the launch of the Influencer platform on LinkedIn, I published the following article for Fortune magazine highlighting three areas that I believed could help close the
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Our outdated analog approaches to preparing the workforce for the jobs of the 21st century led us into this crisis. New digital technology and creative approaches will lead us out of it. Now is the time.

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7 Ways To Pump Up Your Resume | CAREEREALISM

7 Ways To Pump Up Your Resume | CAREEREALISM | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
What does it take to write a strong, compelling resume that will catch their attention? Here are seven tips for winning over the hiring manager.
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For those who are still using traditional resumes, some actionable ideas here

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Why You Need a Dream Board

Why You Need a Dream Board | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
When I first heard about dream boards, I shrugged them off. Sounds crafty, I said. Probably requires glue.And then I found Pinterest, and my dream board world opened wide.But I may be getting ahead
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Step one, start a dream board!

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Startup founders have gotten brutally honest about their struggles | Financial Post

Startup founders have gotten brutally honest about their struggles | Financial Post | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
There’s something swirling in the air around startups and founders. It’s refreshing, cold hard, honesty
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Lesson learned, letäs be honest, the life of an entreprenuer is not always a bliss

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6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation

6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Every organization is designed to get the results it gets. Poor performance comes from a poorly designed organization.
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Management guru Peter Drucker once said, “What’s measured improves.” Said another way, You get what you measure.

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Class of 2013: These 4 Things Will Make You Mad

Class of 2013: These 4 Things Will Make You Mad | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Once the graduation parties are over and the dust settles, you'll face the next challenge of your life: a job search. With it, you should expect some potential anger.I'm going to read your mind.
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I'm Nolan Bushnell, and This Is How I Work

I'm Nolan Bushnell, and This Is How I Work | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
You can't talk about tech legends without including Nolan Bushnell. Best known for founding Atari and Chuck E. Cheese's, Nolan has several other companies in his decades-strong portfolio.
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Hero!

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Top 10 Things My Generation Likes

Top 10 Things My Generation Likes | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
This is the cover of the latest issue of Time, which focuses on Millennials. They asked me to write a short piece for it, so I wrote about what my generation likes, especially as it relates to media.
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College is a bad financial bet for some, study says

College is a bad financial bet for some, study says | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
College can be a bad financial investment, and a fair number of people actually should not go to college, according to a new study.
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Yup

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How a Mentor Can Accelerate Your Career

How a Mentor Can Accelerate Your Career | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Having a mentor can alleviate a lot of the stress of being a young professional. Read on to learn about the benefits of mentorship, and how to find one.
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Mentors are an interesting title, what is it entail really?

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Boomers, Stop Yelling at Gen Y to Get Off Your Lawn

Boomers, Stop Yelling at Gen Y to Get Off Your Lawn | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Let Millennials bring their complete selves to work and navigate a world older folks can't really understand.
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This is a key understanding

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Kids skip college - not worth the money

Kids skip college - not worth the money | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
The new way to get a great job and avoid college debt: avoid college. As tuition costs skyrocket and unemployment among recent post-grads is at an all-time high, many kids are taking a different path.
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This is going to be a growing trend

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What Successful People Never Do On Weekends

What Successful People Never Do On Weekends | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
By Laura Vanderkam The author of What the Most Successful People Do on the Weekend shows us how to have more get-up-and-get-ahead during the rest of the week.
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You have to decompress, but not totally

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Re:Work | Big Ideas for the New Small Business

Re:Work | Big Ideas for the New Small Business | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
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Jerome is right, developers are starting to get it!

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The 10 Ways To Achieve Success In Both Business And Life | Elite Daily

The 10 Ways To Achieve Success In Both Business And Life | Elite Daily | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
In life, like in business, you have the people who are out there living it to the fullest and the bystanders letting it pass them by.
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Good advice to remember

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40 Things I Wish I Knew Sooner (The Compact Guide to Life) - Self Stairway

40 Things I Wish I Knew Sooner (The Compact Guide to Life) - Self Stairway | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
The compact guide to life and 40 things I wish I knew sooner. Ranging from how others think, to confidence, first impressions, and friendship.
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I agree with a lot of these insights!

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Old Economy Steve: An Absolutely True Criticism Of Baby Boomers and Their Economy

Old Economy Steve: An Absolutely True Criticism Of Baby Boomers and Their Economy | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
The biting satire of the "Old Economy Steve" meme highlighted an era in which the private market was respected as an ideal rather than worshipped as an untouchable god.
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Heard of Old Economy Steve?

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Why Do We Give "Soft Skills" Such a Bad Name?

Why Do We Give "Soft Skills" Such a Bad Name? | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Carly Simon: You’re so vain, you probably think this song is about you …. People give a person’s soft skills a bad name – soft skills. People don’t underperform because
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This tech startup just turned a hip Seattle bar into an amazing hang-out space - GeekWire

This tech startup just turned a hip Seattle bar into an amazing hang-out space - GeekWire | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
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Cool idea of life/work collab

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Ex-Google products chief launches social network for graduates and employers

Ex-Google products chief launches social network for graduates and employers | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Collegefeed, a new social network led by former Google head of product marketing Sanjeev Agrawal, opens its doors today.
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The Silicon Valley start-up is headed by Agrawal and consists of a team of six ex-Google, Microsoft and McKinsey alumni

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Congratulations, College Graduate. Now Tell Us: What Did You Learn?

Congratulations, College Graduate. Now Tell Us: What Did You Learn? | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
It’s college commencement season. Across the country, moms and dads, grandparents, and other family members are gathering on campus quads, football fields, and in basketball arenas to celebrate
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The Brazilian Government Is Doing A Startup Program, Too, And They’re Putting A Call Out For Entries | TechCrunch

The Brazilian Government Is Doing A Startup Program, Too, And They’re Putting A Call Out For Entries | TechCrunch | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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Feel like trying your luck in Brazil?

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Is the Corner Office Worth It?

Is the Corner Office Worth It? | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Everything we think we know about workspaces may be wrong.
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... thedecision about the office layout still tends to be made at the top with little input from the employees...

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Long-Term Unemployment Is The Biggest Crisis In America — This Photo Shows How Much Politicians Care

Long-Term Unemployment Is The Biggest Crisis In America — This Photo Shows How Much Politicians Care | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
And now you see why nothing gets done.
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Do you really think that politicians will solve the "unemployment problem?"

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M.A. in Ethical Leadership - Online Degree at Claremont Lincoln University

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This is interesting, a Christan university now competes with traditional Business Schools in management education. Great idea if you ask me, higher education needs this kind of out-of-the-box thinking

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