"Extreme Makeover: Career Edition"
A Queens University of Charlotte student learns valuable tips and tricks for landing the career of her dreams, thanks to a talented team of experts!
Early Education : Teaching Calendar Skills
Teaching the calendar to children is all about looking at the calendar each day and helping students to understand what day it is in the month.
Quantitative Skills Assessment of Geoscience Courses
The importance of quantitative skills in earth science education is the primary subject addressed by this website. This website is not a quantitative course, however this document does provide numerous useful techniques that can be employed in a variety of other coursework to advance the quantitative skills of the student. The first section of this website presents a checklist that can be used to develop exercises which will focus on specific quantitative applications and evaluations. Skills add
Career Exploration Steps Two and Three
Step Two is Occupational and Educational Exploration. Step Three is Career Planning. Learn the steps of the career planning process.
Economic growth and spiritual nourishment: Shenzhen and its entrepreneur citizens
Third lecture in the Martin D'Arcy lecture series on Christianity in China, in this lecture, Dr Wu looks at the rapid economic growth in the city of Shenzhen and also the spiritual growth within the city
J. K. Galbraith: Economic reform and the good society
The distinguished political economist John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006) thought economic reform should help to create ‘the good society’. He excoriated orthodox economists for being overly enamoured with the free market economy. He warned that... (Running Time 78:46)
Navigating Major Career Transitions
Interviews with management experts who zero in on key business ideas and how to implement them in organizations.
Customize Your Career Customize Your Career: Harvard Business Online's Steve Singer talks with Cathleen Benko, co-author of Mass Career Customization: Aligning the Workplace with Today's Nontraditional Workforce. Â Copyright 2007
Customize Your Career: Harvard Business Online's Steve Singer talks with Cathleen Benko, co-author of Mass Career Customization: Aligning the Workplace with Today's Nontraditional Workforce.
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The Skills You Need to Lead Overseas
Featured Guest: Mansour Javidan, dean of research at the Thunderbird School of Global Management and coauthor of the HBR article "Making It Overseas." Copyright 2010 Harvard Business School Publishing
Avoid These Career-Planning Fallacies Monika Hamori, professor at IE Business School in Madrid and author of the HBR article "Job-Hopping to the Top and Other Career Fallacies."
Monika Hamori, professor at IE Business School in Madrid and author of the HBR article "Job-Hopping to the Top and Other Career Fallacies."
The Ohio & Erie Canal: Catalyst of Economic Development for Ohio
tells how the construction of this canal transformed one of the poorest states in the Union in the 1820s into the third most prosperous by 1840. The 308-mile canal helped open New York and New Orleans markets for central Ohio farmers and traders. Stores and taverns sprang up along the canal. People ...
5 Must-Haves of an Entrepreneurial Career - Gregory Waldorf (eHarmony)
Greg Waldorf, CEO of the online matchmaking service eHarmony.com, describes the essential components of a successful entrepreneurial career. He believes that working with great people, taking risks, adaptability, passion and timely execution of plans can lead to success for entrepreneurs. He draws parallels between the satisfaction found through finding the right career path and a fulfilling relationship.
5. Systems Architecture, Kabuki Capitalism, and the Economic Manhattan Project (April 29, 2009)
science, biology, physics, technology, engineering, mathematics, statistics, economics, design, architecture, computer science, financial crisis, linear algebra, diminishing return on investment, revealed preference, incentive structure, expert, tourism,
5. Economic Analysis of the Solar Industry: When Will Grid Parity Be Achieved? (October 28, 2009)
economics, photovoltaics, solar power, grid parity, energy industry
Listen: Mentor TennisSee connects tennis to life skills for at-risk youth
Nashville inner-city youth are learning the lessons of tennis as well as life thanks to an after-school program founded by Vanderbilt University senior Jeff Berry. He is president of Mentor TennisSee, which brings at-risk children to the Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Tennis Center three times a week. In addition to learning how to play tennis, the youngsters receive free academic tutoring from Vanderbilt students. Mentor TennisSee also uses the First Serve Life Skills program as part of its instruction
Career Gates: Logistics
Career Gates: Logistics highlights various careers in logistics that are available in and around the Lehigh Valley. Paul Davis from Nestle discusses how Nestle owns their own trucks and that his division manages using those trucks to deliver products to stores. Michele Hamershock talks about the account coordinators in her department and their responsibility to replenish stores with products based on their movement statistics. In addition to Nestle, this clip highlights logistics for DSC and Coc
First Grade Skills: Interactive Activities
Tips on teaching Pre K-8 grades; language art, math, activities, and standards.
18. Economic Impact of Population Growth
Global Problems of Population Growth (MCDB 150) 1) Population in China: Until recently, Chinese families did not much alter their fertility depending on life events like deaths of children. However, under government prodding and eventually coercion, fertility drops drastically in China in the 1970s, but, to counteract momentum, the One-Child Policy starts in 1979-80. 2) Population Growth and Economic Development: In Asia, rapid fertility drops have preceded economic booms by ~15 years. In this
19. Economic Motivations for Fertility
Global Problems of Population Growth (MCDB 150) Data shows, consistently, that poor people have more children than rich people; economically speaking, children are an inferior good. Children are production goods because they do work, consumption goods because they are enjoyable, and investment goods because they support parents in old age. Jobs in the modern sector require education and health. To pay for this, parents have to focus their resources on fewer children. Complete course materials
Video: Global Economic Outlook 2011
Thunderbird School of Global Management President Angel Cabrera, Ph.D., talks Sept. 8, 2010, at the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook breakfast. http://knowledgenetwork.thunderbird.edu/research/