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The 20 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time | TED

The 20 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time | TED | Work Based Learning | Scoop.it
These iconic talks are the ones that you and your fellow TED fans just can't stop sharing.

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, July 10, 2014 4:23 AM

These are the Best of the Best TED Talks...add these talks to your 21st Century learning leader watch / resource list...

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Effective Management: Extroverts vs. Introverts

The workplace is a melting pot of personalities--no surprise there! All types of employees must work together and are expected to overcome personal differences to reach a common goal. But ethics, cultural norms, and temperament can sometimes cause friction.

 

Let's discuss temperament. All employee groups will exhibit two main types: introverts and extroverts. Each type can interact very differently in the workplace. One may be better suited for leadership than the other. But can you always tell which is which?


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, July 10, 2014 2:20 AM

How do you manage different personality types to accomplish the mission?

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Liquidationism in the 21st Century - New York Times (blog)

Liquidationism in the 21st Century - New York Times (blog) | Work Based Learning | Scoop.it
Liquidationism in the 21st Century
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The BIS basically claimed that mass unemployment was the result of structural mismatch — workers had the wrong skills, and/or were in the wrong sectors.
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Resume Writing | CFO Coach

Resume Writing | CFO Coach | Work Based Learning | Scoop.it
I have to confess that I laughed when I read the question regarding whether or not it was “cheating” to have someone else write your resume. If putting your best foot forward means you get a haircut, purchase a new suit, ...
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10 Tips For a Successful Job Interview | News, Facts & Other Information You Love - UncoverDiscover.com

10 Tips For a Successful Job Interview | News, Facts & Other Information You Love - UncoverDiscover.com | Work Based Learning | Scoop.it
10 Top Tips For a Successful Job Interview... http://t.co/DrvcpsdW7q
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How to Get a Good Job : Writing Resumes for Teens

Writing a teenage resume is very specific since there is usually little to no experience short of babysitting and dog walking. Writing a resume can never beg...
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Six of the best paying part-time jobs

Six of the best paying part-time jobs | Work Based Learning | Scoop.it
To help keep you see which options are both flexible and financially viable, here are some of the best-paying part-time jobs:
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Writing Resumes

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Before you write your own resumé, you should look at some samples and read what the professionals want in a resumé and find tips about writing your own resumé. Learn by looking at what others have done.
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MyEdu Unveils Programs to Bridge Gap Between Employers and Students - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education

MyEdu Unveils Programs to Bridge Gap Between Employers and Students - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Work Based Learning | Scoop.it
The products are designed to help students show their skills, interests, and academic results to employers, and to help those employers choose the best candidates for jobs.

 

MyEdu, an online platform to help students plan and manage their college experience, unveiled on Wednesday two programs designed to improve the relationship between college and career.

 

The first product, MyEdu Student Profile, will allow students to create a visual representation of their academic performance, volunteer and work history, skills, and interests. The second, MyEdu for Employers, will give companies the chance to outline desired classes, experiences, and skills for job candidates, identify students who meet those specifications, and interact directly with students interested in the field.


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2. How a teen should interview for a job - Life Skills Boot Camp

Brattleboro Rotary and Leland and Gray High School students team up to teach teens some basic life skills in this video series. This video focuses on how a t...
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5 Career Mistakes You Will Regret In 10 Years

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We focus on completing the task at hand, fighting for the next promotion, outperforming a colleague. But there are many seemingly minor actions that can have a major impact on your career’s trajectory. Ignore them and you risk arriving on a shore you didn’t choose, or worse, capsizing on an unexpected reef! Here are 5 career mistakes that can negatively impact your career down the road:

 

1.    Network only within your company. Most people are aware of the value of networking.


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, July 10, 2014 2:18 AM

Too many of us navigate our careers like we’re paddling across a lake, not sailing across an ocean. We are short-sighted when making decisions.

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Forget The “To-Do” List, You Need A ‘Stop Doing’ List

Forget The “To-Do” List, You Need A ‘Stop Doing’ List | Work Based Learning | Scoop.it
If you were given a few years to live, how would your life change? More importantly, what would you stop doing? (What do you need to *stop* doing?

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David Hain's curator insight, July 11, 2014 1:58 AM

If we can't alter 24 hours in every day, we need to stop doing some stuff to make more time for important stuff!

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 11, 2014 12:28 PM

I prefer a to be list. Who am I becoming today? That seems like a very important question.

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Jobs in Tennessee and Georgia rise but not as fast as labor force - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Jobs in Tennessee and Georgia rise but not as fast as labor force - Chattanooga Times Free Press | Work Based Learning | Scoop.it
WRGA Rome's Newstalk Jobs in Tennessee and Georgia rise but not as fast as labor force Chattanooga Times Free Press Similarly in Georgia, the jobless rate in May edged up three-tenths of a percentage point to 7.2 percent even though the state added...
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Code or cursive – what do students need more? - Durham Herald Sun

Code or cursive – what do students need more? - Durham Herald Sun | Work Based Learning | Scoop.it
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Code or cursive – what do students need more?
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“So if you're a parent and your school doesn't even offer this class, your kids aren't going to have the preparation they need for the 21st century," she argued.
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Mock Job Interview Questions and Tips for a Successful Interview

Preparing for a job interview is key when trying to land the career you want. In this video a Virginia Western student participates in a mock interview with ...
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What Leadership Was and What Leadership Has Become

What Leadership Was and What Leadership Has Become | Work Based Learning | Scoop.it
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What Leadership Was
Leadership was once about hard skills, such as planning, finance and business analysis.
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How to: Prepare for an interview

How to: Prepare for an interview | Work Based Learning | Scoop.it
Think of some potential questions your interviewer may ask Prepare some potential questions you could ask at the end of the interview Before the interview Preparation for an interview is an absolutely key process and will often be the difference...
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Difficult interview questions and answers

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Custard Cream. Always Custard Cream.
Whatever the question may be, most unconventional interviews don't really have set right or wrong answers.
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5 Key Presentation Skills - Inspired from Steve Jobs

Presentation has become a day to day need of a successful student, employee, business people, presenting views, projects, and information to a group of peopl...
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Students unrealistic about skill level of jobs - Times Higher Education

Students unrealistic about skill level of jobs - Times Higher Education | Work Based Learning | Scoop.it
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Students unrealistic about skill level of jobs
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Students are “massively overestimating” the skill level of jobs that they will get after graduating, according to a new report.
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