The book ‘The 100 Year Life’ by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott highlights how human life expectancy is on the rise by up to three months per year for over a century, and there’s no sign of it slowing down. As the trend continues, more than half the people born in developed nations after 2000 have an increased working lifespan. The improved longevity leading to delayed retirement is becoming a real consideration for the current workforce.
Enrolled in an online course? Experiencing a motivational vacuum to pursue it!YES is the answer from majority of participants who have enrolled themselves in one or multiple online courses. Absolute dearth of self motivation is a common trend noticeable across a sizeable chunk of students enrolled in e-Learning. It is witnessed that many students remain disengaged in this remote learning set up. Though this industry is showing a continuous spurt and believed to open up new avenues in the educational landscape. Yet motivating a good number of disengaged participants in e-Learning remain an elusive goal for the learning coaches.
The scenario of education industry, specially the higher education was primarily concentrated in the hands of few big universities. They were considered the premier institutions solely responsible for grooming the credentials of only certain affluent section of the population. Not a dominant scene a decade ago, when the idea of e-learning sparked and few MOOCs managed to head its way in the heavily dominated offline learning industry.
It’s not what we achieve, it’s what we overcome. That’s what the crux of career is. Choosing the right career has always been an important feature in one’s life in every culture. Ideating and preparing about a career is a critical phase in every student’s life. As the world witness disruptive changes with digitalization and emerging technologies, the global work landscape is undergoing vast change.
With good, high paying jobs hard to come by these days, it makes a lot of sense for a talented young person to take up freelancing as a career option. Indeed, according to the Freelancers Union there were 55 million freelancers in the U.S. in 2016, or 35 percent of the U.S. population.
There is a start-up boom in Israel, India, the United States, Canada, Sweden and many other countries in the world. Start-ups create tens of millions of jobs for young people, and lower some of the pressure on some of the larger corporations.
There is something seriously wrong with the current education system. It’s hard to put a finger on it, but it’s fair to say that the schools and colleges of today do not prepare students for jobs in the modern day industrial economy.
MS Excel has been around for more than 30 years now. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella calls it his company’s most important consumer product. Accountants and bookkeepers swear by it, as do managers, small business owners and college students.
You know how a PowerPoint business presentation looks like; you’ve probably worked with Microsoft PowerPoint in the past. The question to be asked is whether PowerPoint is still as relevant, or as useful as it used to be for creating business presentations.
Big data and data analytics are huge these days. So it’s no surprise that there is a lot of demand for trained data analysts in the industry right now, especially in the banking and financial services sector.
Credit analyst jobs are among the most sought after careers in the banking and financial services industry. For many young people, becoming a credit analyst is the first step towards becoming an investment banker.