5 items re: blockchain — which could be key for business, lifelong learning, & higher education as well

Microsoft and Intel unite to bring blockchain to businesses with Coco Framework – from digitaltrends.com by Lulu Chang Excerpt: You still may not know what […]

DC: Students beware!!! | Hackers are finding new ways to prey on young job seekers. [Kelsey Gee at wsj.com]

Con Job: Hackers Target Millennials Looking for Work – from wsj.com by Kelsey Gee Employment scams pose a growing threat as applications and interviews become […]

Share of good jobs held by those without a BA has shrunken from 60% in 1991 to 45% today.

‘Good Jobs’ Still Exist; Most Require Post-High School Education — from campustechnology.comby Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Good jobs — those that pay at least $35,000 […]

What does the 6th annual Learning in the Workplace Survey say about the state – as well as the future – of L&D? [Hart]

What does the 6th annual Learning in the Workplace Survey say about the state – as well as the future – of L&D? — from modernworkplacelearning.com […]

Nearly 1/2 of companies say they don’t have the digital skills they need [Goldman]

Nearly half of companies say they don’t have the digital skills they need — from hbr.org by Jeremy Goldman Excerpt: The companies that think their employees’ […]

Are You at Risk of Burning Out?

As we move further into the second half of the year, it’s a good time to check in with yourself to make sure you’re not […]

Jobs Report: 97 Percent of Flatiron School Graduates Land Jobs [Ravipati]

Jobs Report: 97 Percent of Flatiron School Graduates Land Jobs — from campustechnology.com by Sri Ravipati Excerpt: While two major coding bootcamps shut down earlier […]

155 chatbots in this brand new landscape. Where does your bot fit? [Chan]

155 chatbots in this brand new landscape. Where does your bot fit? — from venturebeat.com by Carylyne Chan Excerpt: Since we started building bots at […]

Overall, tech-related skills accounted for nearly two-thirds of Upwork’s list of the 20 fastest-growing skills. [Gottlieb]

VR Is the Fastest-Growing Skill for Online Freelancers — from bloomberg.com by Isabel Gottlieb Workers who specialize in artificial intelligence also saw big jumps in […]

A leading Silicon Valley engineer explains why every tech worker needs a humanities education [Chou]

A leading Silicon Valley engineer explains why every tech worker needs a humanities education — from qz.com by Tracy Chou Excerpts: I was no longer […]

Reflections on “Radically open: Tom Friedman on jobs, learning, & the future of work” [Friedman, Engelbert, & Hagel]

Radically open: Tom Friedman on jobs, learning, and the future of work — from dupress.delotte.com by Tom Friedman, Cathy Engelbert, and John Hagel Excerpt (emphasis […]

This is not a time for gloating or snickering! Rather, this is a time for ACTION within higher education!!! [Christian]

Major Coding Bootcamps Going Out of Business — from campustechnology.com by Sri Ravipati Excerpt: In a surprising turn of events, two major coding bootcamps, within […]

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