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Linked – Why Training Must Align with Organizational Goals

“For one, we know learning is best accomplished by doing, where we apply knowledge to solve problems like we will use that knowledge after the learning experience. However, too much of our instruction is focused on content, and we tend to evaluate the learning experience with knowledge checks instead of application. While knowledge may be…

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Linked – You Should Plan On Switching Jobs Every Three Years For The Rest Of Your Life

Workers who stay with a company longer than two years are said to get paid 50% less. There are a number of reasons given for job hopping being a good thing, but this one made me sit up and pay attention. It makes sense if you think about it. Annual raises aren’t much for most…

Linked – Social Network Algorithms Are Distorting Reality By Boosting Conspiracy Theories
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Linked – Social Network Algorithms Are Distorting Reality By Boosting Conspiracy Theories

“The problem is that social-web activity is notorious for an asymmetry of passion. On many issues, the most active social media voices are the conspiracist fringe. The majority of people know that vaccines don’t cause autism, and that 9/11 was not an inside job. They don’t dedicate hours to creating content or tweeting to reinforce…

Linked – New botnet targets password recycling
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Linked – New botnet targets password recycling

A new botnet has been discovered that takes login credentials from a less-secure site and tests them on banking and financial transactions sites, leaving users who reuse the same password across sites vulnerable to attack. This isn’t good. Let’s try and not use the same password on multiple sites people, especially if it’s a site…

How Much Work Will You Do This Memorial Day Weekend?

How Much Work Will You Do This Memorial Day Weekend?

It’s a sad reality for many of us. Sure it’s a three day weekend, but there’s almost no way we’ll actually simply take three days away from work. Despite all we know about how unhealthy and unproductive working all of these hours really is, the American workplace still places a value on it. I’ve linked…