Charles Truskosky

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How Digital Tools Improve Teaching and Learning

Adapted from an article I co-authored, Real-World Ready: Leveraging Digital Tools <br>Digital tools are transforming essential elements of the education …

10 Tips How to Unleash Your Creativity in Street Photography

<i>(Above photograph: Hong Kong, 2011. Eric Kim)</i><p>One of the most influential books I have recently is titled: “Imagine: How Creativity Works”. It was a …

10 best Apple and Android Apps for research

These research apps provide everything from citation to scholarly searches<p>[<i>Editor's Note: This story originally appeared on the site in June, and was</i> …

Android Apps

3 Great Search Engines Designed Specifically for Students

October 29, 2014<br>Today, I am sharing with you three search engines I learned from Getting Smart designed specifically for students. These search …

Excellent Visual Search Engine for Students

November 7, 2014<br>InstaGrok is an interactive search engine that allows students to search for any topic in a visually engaging way. When students …

Engines

4 Important YouTube Search Tips for Teachers and Educators

December, 2014<br>Youtube is definitely one of the powerful video resources for us in education. It is probably by far the most frequented video …

Two Very Good Book Search Engines for Teachers

May 11, 2015<br>In today’s post we are sharing with you two good platforms where you can search for and find online free and premium books. As for Free …

Top 11 Trusted (And Free) Search Engines For Scientific and Academic Research | Emerging Education Technologies

Whether Conducting Academic Research or Purely Scientific Research, These Sites can be an Invaluable Aid.<p>Researching is the most crucial step of …

20 Tips To Use Google Search Efficiently

Millions of people use Google search every day for a variety of reasons. Students use it for school, business people use it for research, and …

How to Become a Google Search Jedi Master - #infographic

Search engines are the backbone of everyday internet use, but are you aware of the hidden tips and tricks available to improve your search?<p>Do you …

Think you know how to Google? Here are 36 search tips you probably don’t know about

Google is kind of a big deal, to say the least. The tech giant has blossomed over the course of the past decade, quickly becoming part of the global …

SEO

5 Ways to Recruit Rock-Star Employees on a Budget

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most startups are in a big bind when it comes to hiring. They don’t have enough money to lure top talent through salaries. Yet without that talent, entrepreneurs will be hard-pressed to develop a world-beating product that customers want …

Employment

Staffing Is Not Dying, It Is Changing

Are recruiters obsolete and staffing firms’ days numbered? Will technology completely replace what my firm and my colleagues do for our clients and …

Innovation

Upwork Review: Why It’s a Battle YOU Won’t Win

<b>Update: 8/11/2017 –</b> Updates to reflect the current marketplace status in 2017. Also checkout our latest post on 50 Freelance Websites to Hire …

Employment

Celebratory Week Dedicated to Staffing Stars

National Staffing Employee Week<p>National Staffing Employee Week celebrates the contributions of the millions of individuals employed by U.S. staffing …

Part-time palaver

Turning freelancers for firms like Uber into employees would not necessarily improve their lot<p>WHAT is an employee? Judges in several American courts …

Economics

ACA: The IRS Won’t Deem Clients the Common Law Employers of Temporaries

Since the IRS released its regulations regarding the ACA’s employer mandate, some staffing clients have been concerned that the agency might deem …

Employment

Technology Is Driving Changes in Client Expectations

Technological innovation is rapidly changing how we live, work, and interact with others. It is also changing what clients expect from their staffing …

Innovation

The 3 Indispensable Daily Recruiting Metrics

As a recruiter, you have a lot to pay attention to. You move at 100 miles an hour drumming up job orders from clients and calling, screening, and …

Recruitment

Be a Savvy First-Time Seller of Your Staffing Business

Selling a staffing business is not a simple endeavor. While not “rocket science,” there are many potential pitfalls in the process, many of which …

Selling

Partnering for Staffing Success – Why the Hybrid Model Makes Sense

The phrase <i>easier said than done</i> could have been invented to talk about the hiring process. Identifying the requirements for a role is one thing; …

Human Resources

How to identify top staffing talent

The perfect candidate for your client's temporary job is sitting in right in front of you. You know this. But how do you prove it? And how do you …

Employment

How Should Our Staffing Firm Use Facebook?

For many staffing and recruiting firms, the way to best utilize Facebook isn’t as clear-cut as some of the other social platforms available.<p>One of …

Recruitment

3-D printing takes shape

Additive manufacturing is evolving quickly. Senior executives should begin preparing for five disruptions that will accompany it.<p><b>3-D printing,</b> or …

Manufacturing

Toyota is becoming more efficient by replacing robots with humans

Car makers have embraced automation and replaced humans with robots for years. But Toyota is deliberately taking a step backward and replacing automated machines in some factories in Japan and creating heavily manual production lines staffed with humans, according to Bloomberg.<p>It’s an …

George Mason
3D Printing

Warning Signs of Customer Service Issues in Your Company

Maintaining good customer service is a constant process.<p>While it may never be perfect, it’s important to try and keep as many customers satisfied as …

Customer Experience