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organisational career development and management; career coaching; human resources; workforce development; workforce planning
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How To Look Polished During An Interview (Beyond The Suit)

How To Look Polished During An Interview (Beyond The Suit) | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Sure, you'll sport a neatly pressed suit and non-scuffed shoes for a job interview, but here are additional pointers to fully look polished from head to toe.
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New research tells what makes people happy at work ...

New research tells what makes people happy at work ... | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
A new study takes a wide lens look at global factors that make people happy at work. What are the implications for the way we manage the workforce?
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Wichita Senior Services Program Employs Older Workers

Wichita Senior Services Program Employs Older Workers | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

Residents needing home repair, lawn service or personal care can request help through a senior services program in Wichita that employs older workers. 

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Productivity and the allocation of skills

Productivity and the allocation of skills | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

Graduates learn skills -   Earnings and production grow  -  Does the job matter? 

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Why top companies are ditching degree requirements

Why top companies are ditching degree requirements | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

That some companies are relaxing degree requirements raises new questions about the value of a university education ...

If the trend does persist, then the job market of the future may have as little barriers to entry as the job market of the 1970s.

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Basics and Importance of Good Manners and Etiquettes

Basics and Importance of Good Manners and Etiquettes | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Manners are important to make a good impression on others in everyday life.They also helps you to feel good about yourself and your identity.
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A growing number of people think their job is useless. Time to rethink the meaning of work

A growing number of people think their job is useless. Time to rethink the meaning of work | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
The value of your work should not be determined by your paycheck, but by the amount of happiness you spread and the amount of meaning you give.
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Rural doctor shortage: GPs considered 'lesser beings'

Rural doctor shortage: GPs considered 'lesser beings' | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Dr John Burton is a lifeline for people in the isolated Waikato community of Kawhia, but, he says, GPs are considered "lesser beings" so job training is not producing good doctors for rural areas.
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Medium to long-term employment outlook: Looking ahead to 2025 | New Zealand

This report presents the employment forecasts by industries, broad occupational and skill groups to 2025, and is an update of the medium to long-term outlook released in December 2015.
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Women at Work : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Women at Work : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

Women aged 55-64 spend an average of 22.89 hours per week at work and related activities*, while among women aged 65-74, the average is 7.28 hours at work. In comparison, among men aged 55-64, the average hours at work is 28.7, compared to 12.25 for men aged 65-74, according to 2017 analysis of data from the American Time Use Survey of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Self-Awareness Can Help Fix Your Talent Problems

Self-Awareness Can Help Fix Your Talent Problems | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Red Bull’s Adam Yearsley thinks businesses can help themselves by supporting their employees on their journey to better self-awareness.
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We need to fill 'new collar' jobs that employers demand

Lasting job creation will require an understanding of important new dynamics in the global labor market. This is not about white collar vs. blue collar jobs, but about the “new collar” jobs that employers in many industries demand, but which remain largely unfilled.

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Why jobs in special economic zones won’t solve the problems facing the world’s refugees

Why jobs in special economic zones won’t solve the problems facing the world’s refugees | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Employing Syrian refugees is not the same as protecting them.
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Employment status given to all doctoral candidates - University World News

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Is it possible for any type of school to provide very effective careers guidance... 

Linking curriculum delivery to careers enables students to understand the importance of what they are learning. Without a clear correlation between what they are learning at school and how it will benefit them in the future it is unsurprising that many students ‘switch-off’ from some subjects.

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To remain a gateway to work, universities must change - UWN

To remain a gateway to work, universities must change - UWN | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

Today, using a variety of techniques, such as ‘gamification’, employers are able to establish the criteria they are looking for and rapidly sort through larger databases of potential employees to determine from whom they wish to receive additional information via, for instance, interviews.

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How Do Unions Fit in the Modern Working World? 

How Do Unions Fit in the Modern Working World?  | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

... new, nontraditional union efforts question the role unions should play in today’s economy — and if business leaders should embrace or rebuke them.

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Preparing children for work. Is this is best we can do for our students?

... the NSW Higher School Certificate are based on a narrowly conceived vision for education which will see students graduating with a basic but limited set of workplace skills, largely incapable of developing aptitudes for life outside work as family members and members of the wider community.

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Denmark has the best work-life balance. Here’s why

Denmark has the best work-life balance. Here’s why | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Better air quality, shorter working hours, more and nicer friends - is there really nothing at all rotten in the state of Denmark?
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Forty Percent of 5th-12th Graders Plan to Start a Business

Forty Percent of 5th-12th Graders Plan to Start a Business | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Are students getting the opportunity to match their aspirations with the experience they need to boom America's economy?
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Universities urged to tackle PhD mental health crisis

Universities urged to tackle PhD mental health crisis | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Institutions told they have a ‘culture of excluding postgraduates’ in wake of damning study
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The Future of Jobs and Growth: Making the Digital Revolution Work for the Many - G20 Insights

The Future of Jobs and Growth: Making the Digital Revolution Work for the Many - G20 Insights | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

As the pace of automation is picking up, the challenge for governments is to make the digital revolution inclusive by helping workers shift into new and better paid jobs. This report has identified three complementary approaches for achieving this.

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How to keep your team energized when exhaustion sets in

How to keep your team energized when exhaustion sets in | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Working long hours and not enough rest can take its toll. To wake you bake up, follow these energizing tips to stay productive when staying in bed is not an
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Job Interviews Are Way Less Helpful Than Everyone Thinks!

Job Interviews Are Way Less Helpful Than Everyone Thinks! | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
We’re seduced by our own supposed ability to feel out job applicants, even though there’s no evidence that humans are naturally good at this task.
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New support to help workless families and improve children’s lives

New support to help workless families and improve children’s lives | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

... children in workless families are almost twice as likely to not reach the expected level at all stages of their education.

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