Students take note of this: “GM to lay off 15% of salaried workers, halt production at 5 plants in U.S. & Canada”

GM to lay off 15 percent of salaried workers, halt production at five plants in U.S. and Canada — from washingtonpost.com by Taylor Telford Excerpts: Amid global […]

Cool idea: Veterans can get benefits assistance at the local Starbucks [Sloan]

Ahead of the Curve: Coffee Shop Clinic — from law.com by Karen Sloan (sorry…an account/sign-in is required with this article) At William and Mary Law […]

LinkedIn Learning Opens Its Platform (Slightly) [Young]

LinkedIn Learning Opens Its Platform (Slightly) — from edsurge by Jeff Young Excerpt (emphasis DSC): A few years ago, in a move toward professional learning, […]

“The global companies that failed to adapt to change.” [Rao] | DC: Higher ed likely has something to learn here.

The global companies that failed to adapt to change. — from trainingmag.com by Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D. Excerpt: Eastman Kodak, a leader for many years, filed […]

Academics Propose a ‘Blockchain University,’ Where Faculty (& Algorithms) Rule [Young]

Academics Propose a ‘Blockchain University,’ Where Faculty (and Algorithms) Rule — from edsurge.com by Jeff Young Excerpt: A group of academics affiliated with Oxford University […]

Reflections on “Inside Amazon’s artificial intelligence flywheel” [Levy]

Inside Amazon’s artificial intelligence flywheel — from wired.com by Steven Levy How deep learning came to power Alexa, Amazon Web Services, and nearly every other […]

What will be important in the learn and work ecosystem in 2030? How do we prepare? [Zanville]

What will be important in the learn and work ecosystem in 2030? How do we prepare? — from evolllution.com by Holly Zanville | Senior Advisor […]

What does the Top Tools for Learning 2018 list tell us about the future direction of L&D? [Hart]

What does the Top Tools for Learning 2018 list tell us about the future direction of L&D? — from modernworkplacelearning.com by Jane Hart Excerpt: But […]

Reflections on “10 jobs that are safe in an AI world” [Lee]

10 jobs that are safe in an AI world — from linkedin.com by Kai-Fu Lee Excerpts: Teaching AI will be a great tool for teachers and […]

3 trends shaping the future world of work [Frankiewicz]

3 trends shaping the future world of work — from hrtechnologist.com by Becky Frankiewicz, President of Manpower Group North America Excerpt: In a world of constant […]

To higher ed: When the race track is going 180mph, you can’t walk or jog onto the track. [Christian]

From DSC: When the race track is going 180mph, you can’t walk or jog onto the track.  What do I mean by that?  Consider this […]

Try before you buy: “Education Up” colleges & universities are ill-prepared for the coming of “Employer Down”

Try before you buy — from universityventures.com Excerpts: There are two reasons why the skills gap persists in a full-employment economy. On the student or candidate […]

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