Google unveils job training initiative with $1 billion pledge [Wakabayashi]

Google unveils job training initiative with $1 billion pledge  — from nytimes.com by Daisuke Wakabayashi Excerpt: SAN FRANCISCO — Google unveiled an initiative on Thursday to help […]

For those seeking to be better communicators/leaders/servants, you need to check out “Communicate Like a True Leader”

From DSC: I know Quentin Schultze from our years working together at Calvin College, in Grand Rapids, Michigan (USA). I have come to greatly appreciate […]

For institutions of higher education: Some of the ways to respond to the new, exponential pace of change [Christian]

From DSC: In Part I, I looked at the new, exponential pace of change that colleges, community colleges and universities now need to deal with […]

For colleges, community colleges, & universities: The new, exponential pace of change. [Christian]

From DSC: Some of the largest waves of change that are hitting the beaches of numerous societies throughout the globe are coming from technological changes […]

MASSIVE CHANGE!!! “The majority of the U.S. workforce will soon freelance.” | How is higher education reacting to this trend? Or how *should it* react to this trend?!

Freelancers predicted to become the U.S. workforce majority within a decade, with nearly 50% of millennial workers already freelancing, annual “Freelancing in America” study finds […]

A return to form

A new chapter in my career is about to begin...  A short while ago I reflected upon how I felt about my career and said […]

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018 [Gartner]

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018 — from Gartner Research Summary The intelligent digital mesh is a foundation for future digital business and its […]

For a long, successful career, LinkedIn says nothing beats a liberal arts major [Kopf & Wang]

For a long, successful career, LinkedIn says nothing beats a liberal arts major — from qz.com by Dan Kopf and Amy Wang Excerpt: “There is […]

Virtual Reality: A Great Fit for Employee Onboarding [Woodberry]

Virtual Reality: A Great Fit for Employee Onboarding — from trainingindustry.com by Andrew Woodberry Excerpts: For jobs that are particularly dangerous or high-stress, introducing employees […]

Amazon and Microsoft announce Gluon, making deep learning accessible to all developers

AWS and Microsoft announce Gluon, making deep learning accessible to all developers — from news.microsoft.com New open source deep learning interface allows developers to more easily […]

Especially meant for students: The Unofficial LinkedIn FAQ: 50 Answers by Andy Foote

The Unofficial LinkedIn FAQ: 50 Answers by Andy Foote — from linkedinsights.com by Andy Foote Excerpts: If I had a dollar….my clients have asked a […]

From DSC: Some reflections from the “2017 Workplace Learning Report ” from LinkedIn Learning

      From DSC: Getting employees to make time for L&D needs to be based upon “what’s in it for them” — i.e., the […]

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