Three tips for mastering new media and multimedia
New technology and digital media like Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest and Twitter are changing the way people communicate both at home and in the workplace. They're also contributing to a generation gap. For example, users under age 30 are significantly more likely to use social-networking sites when compared to other adult age groups, according to research from the Pew Internet Project.
Fast Facts on DHA and Education [Infographic]
A recent study found incorporating DHA omega-3 from algae into a child's diet helps those who are underperforming catch up to their peers in reading performance, behavior and working memory. DHA is a polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acid found throughout the body. It is a major structural fat in the brain, accounting for up...
What It Takes To Land The Job You Want [Infographic]
The 2012 Job Preparedness Indicator is the second annual survey designed to identify gaps between the skills candidates say they have and the skills employers seek to fill available positions. The annual survey is conducted on behalf of the Career Advisory Board as part of its mission to provide insight, advice and counsel on trends, economic forces and cultural shifts that impact career opportunities for today and tomorrow. The inforgraphic represents this year's survey findings and illustr...
Tips for beating workplace stress by taking charge of your career
Whether it's low pay, a heavy workload, fear of being laid off or simply that annoying co-worker in the cube next to you, there's a variety of reasons why you might feel stressed at work. If you think of yourself as someone who's consistently stressed at work, it's important to know that you're not alone, and there are t...
Prepping treats for school fun? Tips for dealing with food allergies
With school back in session and the long holiday season right around the corner, you might be asked about bringing treats in for your child to share with the classroom. You'll probably want to roll up your sleeves and dig through the recipe file for the yummiest treat you can find. Before you get started, be certain to f...
The first 100 years: Innovation in distance learning
Where a college education was once confined to an elite minority, higher education today is attainable for the majority of Americans. Perhaps the most dramatic impact was made by the emergence of distance learning, which allows students to access degree programs targeting their unique educational goals from anywhere in t...