Preventing Phishing With Education

Dumb Little Man

The post Preventing Phishing With Education appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Phishing is incredibly common, yet most people feel it has gotten harder to spot in recent years. Cyber criminals rely on their knowledge of human psychology to make you do things you wouldn’t normally do. They also know that if they scare you enough they can manipulate you into doing what they want you to do. Unfortunately, businesses spend a lot of money cleaning up phishing attacks, so prevention is crucial.

2020 175

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. Their are two really interesting male/female gaps in the U.S.  The wage gap, where men make more money on average than women, gets a lot of attention.

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How Can Virtual Classrooms Enhance Homeschool Education?

Dumb Little Man

This raises an important question: What’s the best way to ensure that the homeschooling experience is engaging, enjoyable, and optimized for educational achievement? This wasn’t an ideal scenario since even well-educated parents don’t have enough expertise in all subject matters. Students and tutors interact face-to-face in real time and can collaborate closely to achieve educational goals. The post How Can Virtual Classrooms Enhance Homeschool Education?

2017 161

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.   The chart below is from Men are Becoming the Undereducated Gender and shows the long-standing college education gap between women and men. workplace is polarizing between the education haves and have-nots, says David Autor, professor of economics at MIT.

2012 158

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.

2012 136

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. A study from EvoLLLution entitled “Lifelong Education and Labor Market Needs” found that 96 percent of employers said that continuing education improves job performance. Online Education. Non-Credit Education.

2015 126

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. 

2011 124

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. Of or relating to the provision of education; educational. Serving or intended to educate or enlighten; educational. educational adjective : 1. having to do with education; educational.

2016 48

How Students Can Change The World With STEM Education

Dumb Little Man

What’s behind the rise of STEM education in schools? In 2007, there has been an increase in funding for STEM education through the America Competes Act. Partnerships were formed between several organizations that aimed to propel STEM education forward. It also funded professional development for teachers teaching this material as well as the materials needed in classrooms and fun magnet programs for STEM education. Why is STEM education so important?

2020 163

Education Driving the She-conomy

Small Business Labs

education.  Over   Over the last couple of decades women have passed men in most measures of educational achievement.    The quick summary: at all education levels and in most disciplines, women are outperforming men.    The implications of the growing education gap are clear.    Women, because of their higher educational achievement, are positioned to benefit from this shift.

2010 162

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? So let me provide a little context: Most of you have probably heard this often-cited statistic regarding income: For every year of higher education you receive, you can expect to earn an additional $10,000 in annual salary. Those with higher education were practically immune! career advice education unemployment

2012 129

5 Of The Best Education Marketing Tips For Twitter

The Small Business Blog

Its bite-sized content and highly social nature means it’s the perfect platform for getting people to talk about your educational establishment. However, getting the best out of Twitter… Read the full article here: 5 Of The Best Education Marketing Tips For Twitter on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Guest Blog education marketing Marketing/PR Social Media Social media for business twitter

The Future Of Education Is Online

Productivity Bits

This is the future of education. It is very useful if you have kids at early stages of elementary education. Personal Development easy way to learn physics education elementary and high school math online free math tutorial Khan Academy online tutor teaching kids math and scienceHow to teach kids more effectively? The school environment is the most important portion of that. There is no doubt about it.

2012 147

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. One of the few things parents can do to alleviate the stress on financing their kids' college education—aside from availing of student loans — is to save money strategically early on.

2013 219

Dale J. Stephens Is Changing the World of Higher Education

The Solopreneur Life

He has launched a movement whose time has come; it is gaining momentum and I think it will change how higher education is accessed and delivered. Stephens empowers students to hack their education through resources, writing, and workshops. He believes that everyone can live an UnCollege life by hacking their education. Uncategorized Higher education the UnCollege manifesto UnCollegeD ale J.

2012 113

3 Financial Education Tips for Kids

Small Business CEO

… The post 3 Financial Education Tips for Kids appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Finance Management financial education financial managementThe area of financial management is one of the most critical aspects for a successful and well-lived life, but sadly, it is one of the most neglected things especially to the millennials. The numbers don’t lie. A survey revealed that most young millennials (18 – 24 years old) had less than 1,000 in their savings accounts.

2019 46

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. Key quote on reason for suggesting to MBA students that they join the gig economy: The problem is, jobs aren’t what they used to be. Growth in the number of jobs is stagnating and full-time jobs are both insecure and risky.

2016 73

How to Educate Your Employees About Going Green

Eco-Office Gals

As a business owner, there are several things you can do to encourage and educate employees. Training Courses: Offer training courses to all of you staff so they can receive an education regarding a green initiative. There are many things you can do to educate and encourage employees to embrace making the office green. Post from: Eco-Office Gals How to Educate Your Employees About Going Green.

2012 156

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. Business Tutoring VA Survival books business classes continuing education give seminars successful business webinars your business

2011 116

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. Will adoption of advanced technology by educational institutions produce the same effect? Free education for all. Free educational websites will also allow students to repeat lessons they missed.

2016 130

Funding for Education Technology Startups Continues to Boom

Small Business Labs

Crunchbase's Aceable Scores $47M, As Startups Look To The Future Of Education (And Work) covers the continuing growth of venture capital investment in Edtech.  All of these changes are giving way to differentiated approaches to education, whether that be supplying an alternative way to go to school or offering courses to improve upon the skills people already have.

2018 58

Continuing education online for new career options

The Office Professionals Place

Continuing your education in today’s economy, it’s the best solution to get over the &lsquo The summer is almost over and fall is quickly approaching, which means everyone is going back to school. What about you?

2010 160

How to Grow Your Business Through Online Education

Small Business CEO

Fortunately, that doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of the internet to help your business grow – by using it to get the education and skills you need to take your business to the next level. For many entrepreneurs, an online MBA program is a viable option to get a top-notch business education without neglecting their companies.… … Economy & Environment business growth online education professional deve

2018 49

Young Farmers: Educated, Female and Pursuing Sustainable Farming

Small Business Labs

They are mostly male, grew up in a farm family, tend to be high school educated and are much less likely to be running a sustainable or organic farm. The National Young Farmers Coalition's report Building a Future with Farmers covers the demographics, issues and needs of young farmers (those under the age of 40). The quick summary is young farmers are quite different than old farmers. 

2017 60

Continuous Learning: Are There Any Benefits to Online Education?

Small Business CEO

Elearning has gained traction as a preferable method of education, especially since the quality has improved significantly in line with technological advancements. … Management elearning online education online learningContinuous learning should the the mantra for every CEO. With the convenience offered by the Internet, CEOs can no longer make any excuses not to expand their skills and skill-sets.

2018 51

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 An effective leader exhibits a number of features that motivate people to follow them. Honesty, charisma, confidence, know-how, a willingness to take risks — the qualities of a better leader are myriad and diverse.

2014 87

Feminists are not responsible for educating men    

Denise Aday

Feminists are not responsible for educating men : Tempted to mansplain to a feminist how she can be a better educational resource for you? feminism mansplaining personal personal accountability equality social justice education Want to tell her how she should be nice? Just NO. Read this.

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4 Ways to Effectively Address the Cyber Skills Education Gap

Small Business CEO

… The post 4 Ways to Effectively Address the Cyber Skills Education Gap appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. America has more than 30 million small businesses with fewer than 500 employees apiece. These companies pay almost half the wages in the country and are huge engines for job creation. For too many of them, however, cybersecurity isn’t a pressing priority.

2019 53

Make Educated Decisions When Choosing an Administrative Conference (Part 1 of 6)

Office Dynamics

Education wise? The post Make Educated Decisions When Choosing an Administrative Conference (Part 1 of 6) appeared first on Office Dynamics. Since there are so many administrative conferences being offered, I would like to walk you through a series of blogs on how to select the conference that is right for you, gain approval and how to get the most for your investment. I am keeping these blogs to the point. A conference should feed your brain and soul! Start with the end in mind.

2017 113

It Works! Increase Engagement and Sales With Educational Content

Small Business CEO

In this case, educational content plays a major role in your content plan. … Marketing content planning content strategy customer engagement educational content SalesIf we dig into the psychology of consumers, we will find out that a big part of them is looking for answers to particular questions about the product or service.

2017 44

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. Growth of online education is changing all that. … Human Resources online education online learning

2014 64

Employee Education Questions: Onsite or Offsite Training?

Small Business CEO

There’s no doubt about it, employee education creates outstanding results for companies, but even so, most businesses aren’t quite sure how to go about it. The questions are many: What exactly should the subject matter include? Who should teach the materials? And the most common question of all: Should workers train onsite or offsite? Onsite vs. Offsite Training: The Pros and Cons.

Continuing education online for new career options

The Office Professionals Place

Continuing your education in today’s economy, it’s the best solution to get over the ‘recession blues.’ ’ The National Center for Education Statistics reported that in Fall 2009, nearly 18.4 The summer is almost over and fall is quickly approaching, which means everyone is going back to school. What about you? million students attended two-year and four-year colleges and universities.

2010 100

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. This has a number of advantages for both the contractor graduates of Udacity's education programs and the firms hiring Udacity project teams.  New educational programs are changing how job training is done. No doubt other online education firms will follow.

2016 40

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? As eighteen year olds continue to opt for more traditional means of education, there is room for the MOOC to make major waves in the world of corporate training and education. The Educational Landscape. Unless you live under a rock, you’ve realized that the cost of education has skyrocketed.…

2015 80

College May Not be for Everyone, but Education is

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development. The fact of the matter is that in today’s economy, acquiring additional education and training is becoming a requirement from the employer and for your professional development. Getting educated can be as easy as 1-2-3-4-5-6!

2009 109

How 3D Printers Are Changing The Fields of Education and Prototyping

Small Business CEO

… The post How 3D Printers Are Changing The Fields of Education and Prototyping appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. 3D printers, which are also referred to as additive manufacturing, are unique machines that can transform a digital file, such as a picture of something, into a three-dimensional, solid object. These objects are made by the machine laying down layers upon layers of the material you wish to use until the object is fully formed and functional.

2019 43

Is Your Education Useless? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

28,759 On-target web design and copywriting to help you hit the bulls-eye of success Home How-to Books Our Services Portfolio FAQs About Us Archives Contact Us Better Blogging Guest Posting Better Books Better Business Better Design Drive-by-Shooting Sundays Better Writing 7 Deadly Fears of Writing Fiction Writing How To Write Website Content The Way of Writing Way Off Topic Announcements Is Your Education Useless? 69 Responses to “Is Your Education Useless?&#

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Why educate women – isn't it a waste of resources? | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Why educate women – isn’t it a waste of resources? by Stefan Töpfer on Apr 16, 2008 When my wife went to university in London in the eighties one of her professors was of the opinion that the education was wasted on women, since they would leave university, get married and have children. Trivially, his assertion that educating women is a waste, is completely nonsensical, but the final result to the economy seems to suggest his analysis could be right.

2008 100

Educating the Virtual Assistant Marketplace

Denise Aday

We have a responsibility in the virtual assistant industry to listen, educate, and be truthful about what we can and cannot (or won’t) do. One of the things I educated him about was that trying to make an employee out of a Virtual Assistant just never works. I had a wonderful phone conversation with a prospective client today. Unfortunately, even though we seemed such a good fit otherwise, I may not be able to work with him due to an after hours access issue.

2008 40

How to be an Organized Student

Ian's Messy Desk

From Alberta Education. Productivity a series a student education education reform get organized help students homework Learning organize notes organized student series standards based education student students getting tipStarting tomorrow, students in Canada will change from a relaxed summer schedule to the structured program of school and other activities. The key to success in achieving your academic goals is good organization and time management.

2012 193

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.    Having said that (and shown that), the report also points out that occupation often trumps education in terms of lifetime earnings.    This means lesser educated folks often make more than better educated folks.

2011 130

Assistant Resources: Your Excellency Limited

Practically Perfect PA

Featured Sponsored posts Training admin assistants EA Education and Training Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantWe are delighted to be welcoming Lindsay Taylor, Director of Your Excellency Limited to the Virtual Summit on 22nd June 2018. More details of her beneficial session will be shared soon. In the meantime, I asked Lindsay to introduce herself and share details of the learning and development Your Excellency provides to the PA and […].

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