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Social Networking and the Youth Forum

This past week I had the pleasure of attending the WorldSkills General Assembly and Youth Forum in Kingston, Jamaica. What a wonderful week in the hub of Caribbean Industry and Education. I had the opportunity to converse with the technical delegates from 37 of the 51 countries competing in the upcoming WorldSkills event in London. [...]

Where is Educational Training Going in the Future?

Educational reform is a very hot topic. We at Cisco grew from an educational institution (Stanford University). We understand how important it is to use  technology to enable the students and instructors to create the leaders and career stars of the future. This video took place live online on August 31st, 2010. (Watch in Ustream: [...]

Technology Trends

All major companies forecast what the next technology trends will be. These companies must also plan to recruit the skilled workers that will advance their companies position in the use of these technologies. In order to predict these trends we must first understand the technologies that will be involved. During an economic downturn, competitive businesses [...]

Job Shadowing a great tool to open doors.

Job shadowing (That is the observing someone else on the job or career you are wishing to enter) can open many doors for the career seeker and for the career that is searching highly talented and trained employees. Many a job shadow has lead to an internship and then lead to full employment. Why job [...]