Information Age
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Originally written by Nick Ismail on Information Age Overcrowded, decreasing funds and a lack of skills. The crisis currently facing the NHS is extensive. As countries across the world face increasingly aging populations, this problem is only set to grow in severity. Using the UK as the prime example, the NHS is on the brink. There are not enough doctors or nurses The post The next necessary step in healthcare: remote mobile solutions appeared first on Information Age - Insight and Analysis for IT Leaders .
Inc.
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Managers tend to rate their skills higher than average. But from surveys, we know that there is a disconnect between this perceived skill and actual skill. This disconnect is a problem, because when we believe we're already good at something we have little motivation to grow or change. After all, the return on the time invested isn't as great as it is in some other skill area -- or so our thinking goes.With this mindset, we invest in other elements of our business -- marketing, technology, competition -- and it pays off. We see more rapid change where we focus our time and energy, and our management skills lag behind.
Channel Pro
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Information Age
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KyivPost
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They will have a discussion on how we can “#Transform. Yourself. Country. The world”, and will define which struggles they see right now in order to develop collaboration between different sectors. WORKSHOPS 3 Companies will represent their workshop based on 2020 skills in order to provide relevant practical experience for delegates, as the gap between the graduate and perfect employee is pretty big, on WEF it was defined main skills that are going to be crucial in next couple of years to get a good job. OPPORTUNITY SPACE Opportunities from youth NGOs and companies, arranged in the way, that delegates can directly apply for an internship or to the team, or just to have a meaningful conversation to get how business in Ukraine works. CASES 6 practical cases from “Prozorro”, “Hromadskyi Proect”, “Kyiv Smart City”, “Ministry of Youth and Sports” that will provide youth with a space of finding solutions to real challenges, that institutions face on the way to make Ukraine a better place to live in.
South China Morning Post
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The Huffington Post
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Ross Marquand might be known to The Walking Dead fans as Aaron ― but he can also take on dozens of other roles at a moments notice. Thats because Marquand is also a world-class impersonator , and he put those skills to work in a new clip from Esquire. This one has a twist: Marquand doesnt just show off his ability to mimic actors including Liam Neeson, John C. Reilly, Ewan McGregor, Brad Pitt and Jack Nicholson. He also puts them in the wrong movies in this Casting Remix . Find out what Christopher Walken would sound like as the kid in The Sixth Sense. Check out what happens when Liam Neeson ends up in The Princess Bride. And if you want horror beyond anything in The Walking Dead, wait until you hear John Malkovich as Rose in Titanic. See it all in the clip above.
The Economic Times
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Asserting that replacement of American workers is not the intent of H-1B work visa, the Trump administration nominee for Labour Secretary acknowledged the shortage of skilled workers in the US. "Some Americans have seen jobs go overseas. Some Americans have seen jobs filled by foreign workers. Indeed, I've read reports that some Americans have been asked to train their foreign replacements," Alexander Acosta, the Labour Secretary nominee, told Senators during his confirmation hearing. "And some Americans see that jobs are available, but these available jobs require skills that they do not have," he said yesterday. Responding to questions from Senators, Acosta said that it's important to look at the issue that he highlighted about foreign workers taking American jobs. "Particularly, when, in those circumstances that I highlighted where Americans are being asked to train their foreign replacements.
The Economic Times
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Top aide tones down Trump's visa tirade, says not all Americans have good job skillsAlexander Acosta, Trump's nominee for Labour Secy, said that helping Americans find good jobs, safe jobs, should not be a partisan issue.
Plymouth Herald
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It was terrific to see that Graham Carey and Sonny Bradley have been selected in the League Two Team of the Year. Everyone in the Plymouth Argyle squad has made an important contribution to our success this season but this is richly deserved recognition for the parts they have played during the 2016/17 campaign. Graham has been a match winner with his close ball skills, long range shooting ability and quality passing whilst Sonny has been an absolute rock in defence with a high level of...
The Sun Daily
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I grew up playing the games consoles that belonged to my older brothers, including the Sega Mega Drive and Playstation. I would hog the Game Boy Color all the time! Tell us about the games you’ve worked on. My latest and proudest work would be Planet Coaster (released 2016, PC), a theme park management game where you can build your own amusement park and roller-coaster rides. I worked as a UI artist, and it was this project that pushed me to look further into UX design. Previous games I’ve worked on as a UI and 2D artist include Elite: Dangerous (console/PC), Tales From Deep Space (iOS/mobile), RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 (iOS), Frozen Synapse Prime, PixelJunk Monsters and PixelJunk Shooter (PS Vita). I’ve also freelanced for indie games like The Siege and the Sandfox (console/PC) and Planet Flip (iOS). How has your profession changed since you began? My specific skills as a UI/UX designer are actually quite niche and depending on studio size, may not be prioritised.
Daily Mail - USA
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Scunthorpe Telegraph
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THE 3,000 employees on the Scunthorpe British Steel works have been offered the chance to extend their working lives beyond normal retirement. The company has upgraded its pre-retirement policy following consultations with the trade unions. The bid to interest elder workers, who are considering retirement, in either job-sharing or part-time employment is a move to retain experience and skills on the 2,000 acre site. British Steel managing director Paul Martin claimed the new policy was...
SABC Digital News
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ScienceDaily
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Daily Mail - USA
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Bleacher Report
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Syracuse Orange forward Tyler Lydon declared for the NBA draft Wednesday on his Twitter page: Lydon was a sophomore during the 2016-17 season and averaged 13.2 points and 8.6 rebounds per game. While his field-goal percentage (47.9 to 47.3) and three-point percentage (40.5 to 39.5) slightly dipped, his per-game totals were an improvement from his freshman season when he posted 10.1 points and 6.3 boards a night. Bleacher Report's Jonathan Wasserman ranked Lydon No. 26 on his big board and provided a scouting report for the versatile forward: "For the most part, Lydon looked similar to what he looked like last yearlimited as a shot-creator, but dangerous as a shot-maker. He'll earn his money shooting the three-ball, which he converted at a 39.8 percent clip through 71 career games. His value spikes if he can improve his playmaking skills from the stretch 4 position.
Daily Express - Travel
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A VIRAL VIDEO shows a toned girl in a bikini showcasing her best gymnastic routine on the beach – but pride comes before a fall.
Voice Of America
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AFS said that its one-year program in the U.S. can cost up to $16,000, though some students get scholarships. Buckley also noted that American high schools can be drastically different from one another. He cited an international student achievement study called PISA which last year ranked the U.S. 25th out of 50 participating countries, below Canada, Britain and Poland. While the average math score for the entire country was 470, the wealthiest schools scored 530, similar to Japan and Finland, while the poorest schools scored 427, on par with Chile and United Arab Emirates. "Anybody who tells you they generalize about American high schools by just looking at ratings and a few numbers is underestimating the variability in American education," Buckley said. Martin Carnoy, professor at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University, said that while some parents abroad like their kids to concentrate solely on homework, in the American culture many parents believe that playing sports makes one a well-rounded person and teaches them important social skills such as teamwork and perseverance.
Mental Floss
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"I got 99 problems / But learning by imitation from human-human interactions ain't one."
Mondoweiss
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” “We use a little of that money, and Ashraf needs that money to live,” Izdihar said. “I didnt study, I dont work, I have no skills, I couldnt support us on my own.” Nida Raja Abu Akir, 24, was married for two years before her husband, Mohammed Saleh Abu Srour was arrested for allegedly throwing rocks at Israeli forces during clashes, according to his wife. Nida and Mohammed were both students at a local university, but Nida dropped out when her husband was arrested because she could no longer afford her tuition and rent without her husband’s salary. The PNF sends the couple around 2,000 NIS a month ($550), most of which is sent to Mohammed to live off of in prison. “To be honest, I can’t imagine how we would live without the salary we are sent, because without it our family would have to provide for him and we would all suffer a lot,” she said.
Sputnik International
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A report by GAO reveals that almost one quarter of US diplomats serving in the Department of State are seriously deficient in the foreign language skills they are supposed to have.
Derby Telegraph
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TV show Come Dine With Me is looking for Derby contestants to take part in the new series of the Channel 4 show.Production company Shiver is looking for four Derby hosts to compete for a £1,000 prize. Filming is due to take place from Monday, May 8, to Friday, May 12. If you have not seen Come Dine With Me, the Bafta-nominated series sees amateur culinary show-offs put their hosting skills to the test. Over five days of filming, four strangers take turns to host the perfect...
Core77
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As you're processing those thoughts, you're visually thinking out loud on the page...an idea exists in your mind, the beauty of a sketch is that it can help you take that idea and push it out in the world. I can transfer a thought from my mind to yours with a 30 second doodle, and we can have a conversation about it, build on it, and slowly that thought transforms from MY idea, to OUR idea—that is when things get really interesting. Yo! C77 Sketch is a video series from Core77 forum moderator and prolific designer, Michael DiTullo . In these tutorials, DiTullo walks you through step by step rapid visualization and ideation techniques to improve your everyday skills. Tired of that guy in the studio who always gets his ideas picked because of his hot sketches? Learn how to beat him at his own game, because the only thing worse than a bad idea sketched well is a great idea sketched poorly.