Caroline Dennis

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How to avoid big international iPhone data charges

Taking an iPhone on an international trip can be a harrowing experience. Every time you post a status update to Twitter or check your email, you …

Telecoms

How Dennis “Thresh” Fong Went From Pro Gamer To Entrepreneur

The first professional gamer (who played against Elon Musk as a teenager) explains how he leveraged his e-sports skills into a multimillion-dollar empire.<p>Twenty years ago, before anyone imagined e-sports becoming a global billion-dollar industry, the <i>Guinness Book of World Records</i> anointed Dennis …

No degree required: More tech employers looking for skills rather than a diploma

The U.S. job market is tight. With around 6.7 million workers currently searching for jobs and almost 6 million job openings, the competition for workers is heating up. One of the ways that we are seeing this play out is through different compromises that employers are willing to make when hiring …

A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree

ROCKET CENTER, W.Va. — A few years ago, Sean Bridges lived with his mother, Linda, in Wiley Ford, W.Va. Their only income was her monthly Social Security disability check. He applied for work at Walmart and Burger King, but they were not hiring.<p>Yet while Mr. Bridges had no work history, he had …

A Big Reason Tech Candidates Don’t Get Job Offers? Weak Tech Skills

This talent expert polled hiring managers, recruiters, engineers, and designers, who overwhelmingly cited technical ability as the top hiring obstacle.<p>You’re a hiring manager, and you’ve just had budget approved to hire an engineer. So you work with recruiting to source a pool of candidates with …

Mission Statement · geohackweek/ghw2017 Wiki

home<p>Our mission is to create a forum for collective innovation in developing software to address geospatial science challenges. We will draw from …

Project Management

Privacy Laws and Cybersecurity Sleuthing: When Worlds Collide

Imagine you’re a cyberthreat investigator tasked with protecting the sensitive information of your customers. It’s a typical weekday afternoon when …

Privacy

I tried the software that uses AI to scan job applicants for companies like Goldman Sachs and Unilever before meeting them — and it's not as creepy as it sounds

<b>• HireVue uses AI to analyze word choice, tone, and facial movement of job applicants who do video interviews.</b><p><b>• The company has raised $95 million and works with companies like Unilever and Goldman Sachs.</b><p><b>• I tried the software by applying to a HireVue job and discussed the results with HireVue's</b> …

Employment

Just finished B9Lab! Here’s a Review of the Course (AMA)

Hey guys! A few months ago I wrote up this bit, which seemed to help some people deciding whether they should take B9Lab Certified Ethereum Developer …

Stack Overflow

Why you need to move from recruitment to talent acquisition - IT and Tech Recruitment

Recruitment is changing. As we move from a reactive, responsive sourcing mix to proactive candidate engagement, companies need to know what they can …

Human Resources

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

What Blockchain Skills Are In High Demand: Digital Headhunter

Shortfalls in key skills and talents slow Blockchain’s progress to mainstream adoption.<p>Griff Green, a crypto pioneer, said to a packed house during …

Academic Success Centre - Ted Rogers School of Management

Open All<p>Close All<p>Personal Consultation with a Learning Strategist<p>Explore existing habits and adjust your approach with practical strategies and a …

Campus Activities - Ted Rogers School of Management

• Ted Rogers Students' Society – an umbrella organization with 30+ student groups<br>• Ryerson Student Union – a student-elected community that encourages …

Recognizing Innovative Retention Programs

Earlier this year, I wrote about why we need to hear about college retention programs that are working. I shared that we have the opportunity to …

Colleges embrace strategy from health care industry to improve student retention

What can higher education learn from the health care industry?<p>The two sectors have vastly different goals: one educates people, the other keeps them …

Innovative Approaches to Student Admissions

Date posted: March 5, 2014<p>In the world of higher education, the beginning of March means that application deadlines for next fall’s admissions are …

How HR Can Become Agile (and Why It Needs To)

If software has eaten the world, then agile has eaten the software world. While initially designed to improve the responsiveness of software development teams, more recently agile has become the default team-based operational model for companies big and small, across industries and sectors, with …

Engaging Your Employees Is Good, but Don’t Stop There

Genius, as Thomas A. Edison famously declared, may be 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. But building a company employees truly love reverses the equation: it’s almost all inspiration, and sweat has only a little to do with it. This is the unexpected conclusion of new research from Bain & …

The Case for Investing More in People

“Productivity isn’t everything, but in the long run it is almost everything,” wrote Paul Krugman more than 20 years ago. “A country’s ability to improve its standard of living over time depends almost entirely on its ability to raise output per worker.”<p>There is a virtuous cycle between productivity …

Going beyond Agile for 2017

Agile development ideas are proven, but if life reminds us anything, it’s that you don’t rest on your laurels<p>Twenty-six years after its initial …

Project Management

Applying Agile Beyond Software Development

I completed the world’s shortest hotel stay last week. Ten seconds. I walked into my Marriott hotel room, saw that it had no desk, and immediately …

How to use agile techniques to manage your personal life

Scrum, a popular agile methodology originally used for software development, is now being successfully implemented in other business domains. In a …

Project Management

Is There Life Beyond Scrum?

When Scrum was first defined, it addressed a number of issues that plagued IT organizations of the 1980s. Functional silos and their key side-effect, …

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Indiana

In Response to a Recent NY Times Article: When It Comes to Treating ED, One Size Does Not Fit All

When the NYTimes prints a story, it tends to generate conversation, whether we live in New York, Florida, Texas, Utah or Oregon; such is its …