Make no mistake, a skills gap has always existed between what employers want and the skills that employees bring into the company or industry; the difference is in how employers are responding to that gap.
Setting aside the disgusting reaction that Dr. Wen received, her TEDMed talk does bring up some valid points that many in the medical field are ashamed to admit, based on the violent reaction to Dr. Wen's transparency pledge.
In honor of the Thanksgiving Holiday tomorrow in the United States, I thought I'd change up my usual Webinar Wednesday post and write instead about something that should be our focus all year round, not just this week: Practicing Gratitude.
Information security has been omnipresent in the technology world for decades now. But as anyone who has ever worked in an environment where data was locked down, the weakest link in your security system isn't your network...its your users. How do these two things, security and usability, intersect?
For those of us who are seeking to transition into a new career sector, there are added challenges to seeking a mentor. Where is advice that we can use as we navigate this tricky stage in our career development?
They say that knowing is half of the battle, but with stress it often seems like it doesn't matter whether or not you know the stress is coming; there isn't a lot you can do about it before it arrives to try to mitigate its effects. Or is there?
Typical business practice has tried to achieve accountability using three methods...three methods that are doomed to failure because they are really doing the exact opposite of what you are trying to accomplish.