Written by: Jared Lindzon Published by: FAST Company MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: In today’s job market, what you can do is often less important than how you do it. Employers may only hire candidates who meet the minimum requirements for technical competencies, but there is a growing appetite for candidates who can demonstrate more advanced soft skills, as those are … [Read more...] about This is the most in-demand skill on job listings right now
Content written by Ralph Eastman and published by Global Focus, The EFMD Business Magazine. MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: An innovative programme in Canada is showing how co-operation between academia and business can profit both. Click Here to Read More Via Original Source … [Read more...] about Harnessing disruption – a glimpse into the future
Content written by Beckie Supiano and published by The Chronicle of Higher Education. MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Traditional-age students are digital natives. Professors are trained researchers. Neither of those qualities, though, prevents people from falling for misinformation online. Click Here to Read More Via Original Source … [Read more...] about Students Fall for Misinformation Online. Is Teaching Them to Read Like Fact Checkers the Solution?
Content written by Lauren Weber and published by the Wall Street Journal. MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: While executives bemoan the cost of hiring in a tight labor market to meet fast-changing business needs, there is a ready pool of talent they wouldn’t need to spend a dime recruiting: their own workers. If only they knew how to reskill them. Click Here to Read … [Read more...] about Why Companies Are Failing at Reskilling
Content written and published by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School as a press release via Cision PRWeb. MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School has announced plans to develop a broad portfolio of courses and boot camps to enhance students’ and working professionals’ technology-based skills needed by employers in … [Read more...] about UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School to Launch Courses and Boot Camps that Build Technical Competencies
Content written by Tae Yoo and published by World Economic Forum. MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: The world is changing. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here - and it is having an impact on everything, including the future of work. A significant evolution of the labour market is forecast over the next 10 years, and we do not yet fully know all the jobs of the … [Read more...] about Why ‘perpetual learning’ will help you thrive in the changing world of work