Educating Students for the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Two interesting articles caught our eye last week and both had to do with the gig economy and education. HBR's Why I Tell My MBA Students to Stop Looking for a Job and Join the Gig Economy  is written by a MBA program lecturer at Babson College.

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Continuing Education: How HR Managers Can Help

Office Dynamics

No matter how big or small your business is, it can benefit greatly from offering employees continuing education benefits. Employees want to continue their education and will value you as an employer if you help them make that happen. Online Education. Non-Credit Education.

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The Under Educated Male

Small Business Labs

Two good articles from Bloomberg Business Week highlighting a huge issue that is not getting enough attention - the lack of men getting college educations. workplace is polarizing between the education haves and have-nots, says David Autor, professor of economics at MIT.

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Wage Versus Education Gap

Small Business Labs

The education gap, where women and girls out perform men and boys at all levels of education, gets less attention. Over time those that are better educated will be paid better. There are multiple reasons for this, but the big one is women's growing education advantage.

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Udacity Blitz: Bridging the Gap Between Online Education and Work

Small Business Labs

  The program, called Blitz, provides companies seeking short-term contractors for specific projects access to graduates of Udacity education programs. New educational programs are changing how job training is done. No doubt other online education firms will follow.

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Education and Lifetime Earnings

Small Business Labs

The chart below is from The College Payoff , a report from the Center of Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University.    It shows the more education you have, the higher your lifetime earnings are likely to be.

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Self-Awareness: The Key to Better Educational Leadership

Small Business CEO

Whether you’ve been leading an organization for years or you’re embarking on a path to become a better leader , self-awareness is an essential part of educational leadership success. … CEO Leadership educational leadership self-awareness

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Education For Small Business Owners – Finding The Right Course

Small Business CEO

Educational resources can help you evolve and grow – they range from taking expert-taught courses to completing a masters or other advanced degree. However, pursuing these courses via traditional structured education can often be impractical for small business owners.

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Give Your Business a Boost with Continuing Education

Tips From T. Marie

There are many careers that require continuing education. When planning your business budget, make sure you include the cost of continuing education. Virtual Education.

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How a 529 Plan Can Help You Save for Your College Education

Dumb Little Man

All parents dream of providing their children with quality education. But with the rising cost of tuition and other school fees, funding college education in the 21st century becomes a serious dilemma for most average American families.

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How MOOC s are Changing the Way we Do Corporate Education

Small Business CEO

Remember when everyone thought the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) would be the future of higher education as we know it? The Educational Landscape. Unless you live under a rock, you’ve realized that the cost of education has skyrocketed.…

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How to deal with the office downer

Practically Perfect PA

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Health Care and Education Inflation

Small Business Labs

New Geography's The End of the Road for Eds and Meds argues that the health care and education industries are "at the end of their growth cycle." But what really caught my eye was the chart below highlighting the inflation rates for health care and tertiary education.

Technology in the Classroom — Should Technology Take Over The Education System?

Dumb Little Man

Education is far from being the only aspect of our lives that is constantly changing under the influence of rapid technological development. Since education in many ways determines our children’s future, changes in this field will have the biggest impact on tomorrow’s world.

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The Future of Education

Small Business Labs

  A good example is KnowledgeWorks , a non-profit group focused on education.    They produce and update a long term forecast of the trends and shifts impacting education.    They recently released a forecast update of the 2020 Education forecast.    They even have a blog on the Future of Education.  " Sounds like a huge improvement over today's educational system. 

Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

It was also an optimum way of educating and showing my friends and colleagues that I took my role and profession seriously. “Succeeding in business is all about making connections. Business is all about personal contact.

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Solutions for Online Learning In a Collaborative Space

Office Dynamics

Assistants, Don’t Let Collaborative Work Space Stop Your Education. I had been telling them about our monthly free webinars as a way to continue their education after our live workshop. Last week I was conducting a full-day workshop with 25 assistants.

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A review of the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

Assist Events Featured The Assist Conference admin administrators assistants EA Education and Training Events Executive Assistant Networking Office manager PA Personal AssistantLast Friday we held our third Assist Conference at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in London.

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Educational vs. Educative

Daily Writing Tips

A reader asks, Is there any difference between the adjectives educational and educative ? My first response to the question was that educative is simply a less familiar word for educational. educational adjective : 1. educational adjective : 1.

A business case for the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

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Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

Although demand is high for qualified, knowledgeable administrative professionals, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd.

The Virtual Summit Live Recording

Practically Perfect PA

Assist Events Featured Virtual Summit admin administrators assistants EA Education and Training Events Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantI’m so excited to share this blog post with you today!

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How to turn an assistant into a career EA

Practically Perfect PA

The people I’ve worked with are highly educated, at the top of their career and I help them make the big decisions that steer the company forward. Career Motivation admin administrators Education and Training Executive Assistant PA Personal Assistant

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What to look for in a training room

Practically Perfect PA

Assist Training Events Featured admin administrators assistants Business EA Education and Training Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantI’ve written this “What to look for in a training room” post for a couple of reasons.

Networking with ACE Connects

Practically Perfect PA

More and more highly ambitious and well educated women are entering the profession and being asked to keep their incredibly successful Executives on task.

Book for Executive Assistants on Amazon Best Seller for 2 Years

Office Dynamics

” Susan Fenner, Former Manager, Education & Events IAAP. WHO TOOK MY PEN. AGAIN? by Joan Burge, Jasmine Freeman and Nancy Fraze continues to make the Amazon best seller list in it’s category of Secretarial Aids and Training.

How to Improve Your Problem Solving Skills

Ian's Messy Desk

Image via Wikipedia. Solving problems creatively means getting past your self-limiting thoughts. Creative problem-solving has countless uses.

Infographic: Entrepreneurial Teachers

The Small Business Blog

Such devaluing of the importance of educators also undermines the entire education system. Business Infographics education entrepreneurship Infographic teachers Teachers suffer from a problem in the U.S.

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KnowledgeWorks Education Trends Forecast

Small Business Labs

KnowledgeWorks is a social enterprise  providing "innovative tools, training and assistance to school leaders, teachers and community stakeholders" They recently released a forecast on the future of education called  Recombinant Education: Regenerating the Learning Ecosystem , a title that proves they're educators and not marketers or copywriters (just kidding). I was also pleased to see them linked to education.

Totes emosh (emotional intelligence) training

Practically Perfect PA

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So the Assist Conference happened… again!

Practically Perfect PA

Featured The Assist Conference admin administrators assistants Career EA Education and Training Events Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantOn Friday 26th February we held our second Assist Conference and what a day we had!

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Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

Office Dynamics

It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over. Here at Office Dynamics International, as we wrap up this 25th year of business, we’re feeling both grateful and overwhelmed with all we’ve experienced in 2015. Perhaps you can relate to those feelings?

How do you make your boss successful?

Practically Perfect PA

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Infographic: Startup School

The Small Business Blog

That’s a debate that will forever run and run, but there is some evidence to suggest that the majority of entrepreneurs do have some kind of higher education. Business Infographics degree higher education Infographic

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How 1 Year Can Make a Huge Difference in a Career

On The Job

The nonprofit program, started by Gerald Chertavian more than a decade ago, trains and educates young people in eight U.S. at-risk inner city education year up program. I don't know about you, but I got nearly every job I have because someone helped me.

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Infographic: Apple University

The Small Business Blog

Business Infographics Apple education Infographic management training MBA Steve Jobs Steve Jobs had a revolutionary way of thinking about business, so it makes sense that Apple would also like their other employees to think in a similar fashion.

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Some training suggestions for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

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Spotlight on assistant resources: Square Meal Venues and Events Live

Practically Perfect PA

The exhibition itself is spread out across 5 floors and an outside terrace, the seminar programme is great for busy assistants with lots of bite-size training on top new restaurants, hot venues and social media for events, plus there are great education sessions from some great speakers.

Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Admins Part 4

Practically Perfect PA

Interviews admin assistants EA Education and Training Executive Assistant Interview questions Job hunting PA Virtual Assistant Following on from Monday’s blog here are another five interview question and answers specifically for assistants. How do you work within a team?

Does Education Still Matter? Yes and No

Eat Your Career

Today, I’d like to address the age-old question of education and employment. And, given today’s economy, how much does education matter? Those with higher education were practically immune! career advice education unemployment