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More than half of employers have rejected an applicant due to social media posts

A new survey from CareerBuilder.co.uk found that 55 per cent of employers who research job candidates on social media said they’ve found content that …

Employment

People Struggle To Imagine Life Without The Internet

Despite how it feels when you open your door right now, we’re in March. That means whether or not you believe in what your local groundhog said a few …

7 habits of highly ineffective people

Do you have habits that are holding you back? Robert Kelsey shares those most often exhibited by highly ineffective people<p>• You can't change the world if you're stressed, over-worked or lacking direction. Our new Work Better series will get you thinking about how to be more effective and mindful at …

Self-improvement

Here's Why Some People Are More Resilient Than Others

Stanford Department of Psychology professor Carol Dweck has done extensive research on what she calls "mindsets" and there are two primary types:<p><b>People with a growth mindset are more resilient to challenges related to their abilities and performance than those with a fixed mindset.</b><p>As to what leads …

Self-improvement

Bad brains: some people are physically incapable of enjoying music

Research shows that people who say "I don't like music" aren't just trying to sound cool<p>For most people, the mere suggestion that a favorite song fails to evoke an emotional response in another human being sounds preposterous. Sure, that person might not like that song as much as you do, but …

Americans love to ask people 'what do you do'?

In the US, people are obsessed with work. Your job is your identity. But all that is changing in this economic funk<p>If you've ever spoken with an American, likely one of the first questions they asked you was "what do you do?"<p>In the US, we're obsessed with people's jobs. We want to know all about …

Duwayne Brooks: Met still prejudiced – but not only against black people

Stephen Lawrence's best friend says he has moved on even if the Met is still trapped in its old ways<p>"I don't want to feel angry and upset about this for the rest of my life," says Duwayne Brooks, the man Stephen Lawrence once called his best friend.<p>Two decades on from Lawrence's murder, during …

Banter - first anonymous social network connecting people by interests and location

Banter Chat Inc. has launched what they are calling the first anonymous social network to connect people through interests and location. Available for Android and iOS, Banter employs a bare-what-you-dare approach to user profiles, allowing users to remain completely anonymous, if they so …

Apps

Forget The Walkers, The People Pose The Biggest Danger In 'The Walking Dead'

“I don’t hate people,” said Charles Bukowski. “I just feel better when they aren’t around.” The Beat Poet was definitely a misanthrope ahead of his time. If <i>The Walking Dead</i> has been trying to get across one message this season it’s this: The walkers may be bad, but people, they’re worse. And we …

Labour to tax bonuses to fund jobs for young people

Ed Balls to announce compulsory jobs guarantee scheme to be funded by tax on bankers' bonuses<p>Every young person who has been unemployed for more than a year will lose their benefits if they decline to accept a guaranteed "starter job", Labour will pledge in its manifesto for the general election …

Generate decent jobs 'or a billion people will remain in extreme poverty'

Poverty reduction initiatives worldwide are having insufficient impact on the chronically poor, advisory group warns<p>Up to a billion people will remain in extreme poverty by 2030 unless countries focus on inequalities and confront social, economic and cultural forces that block their escape or pull …

11 Questions Successful People Ask

Marshall recently led his Shockers to a perfect 31-0 regular season, the first team to accomplish the feat since St. Joe's in 2004. He also took Wichita State to the NCAA Final Four in 2013.<p>With so much going right, why would the bespectacled coach ever need to ask for advice?<p>Because even at our …

Success

New York homeless shelters housing record-high 53,000 people per night

Annual report from Coalition for the Homeless paints bleak picture but expresses hope for new De Blasio administration<p>The number of homeless people staying overnight in New York City shelters has eclipsed the record-high population reported last year, reaching an average of more than 50,000 people …

Bill Gates: People Don't Realize How Many Jobs Will Soon Be Replaced By Software Bots

Speaking at Washington, D.C., economic think tank The American Enterprise Institute on Thursday, Gates said that within 20 years, a lot of jobs will go away, replaced by software automation ("bots" in tech slang, though Gates used the term "software substitution").<p>This is what he said:<p>"Software …

Bill Gates

People who live or work near takeaways 'are almost twice as likely to be obese'

Study finds people most exposed to takeaways eat more fast food and are likely to have higher BMI<p>People who live or work near takeaways eat more junk food and are almost twice as likely to be obese as those who have none on their doorstep, a study has found.<p>Consumers who are the most tempted by …

Bill Gates Explains Why The World Is Much Better Than People Realize

Despite all the poverty, famine, disease, terrorism, and war in the world today, things are actually really good and they're only getting better, according to Bill Gates.<p>"We're on this rising tide that's not recognized. It's overwhelming how prosperity is spread around the world," the ex-Microsoft …

Bill Gates

The scourge of differentiation

Let me start straight out by saying that differentiation can be a good thing. Indeed, it is a key part of good teaching in most cases. However, it is …

Home - Sandagogy

10/02/2018<p>Sandringham Research <br>@SandResearch<p>If you were impressed by the line up at #rEDBrum then you’re in luck. @researchED1 is coming to St Albans …

Challenge & Success for all

The 15 minute forum tonight was led by Steph Holt – looking at how we can ensure high levels of challenge during lessons. She started the session by …

Do Teachers Still Need Classroom Seating Charts?

Last year, when <i>EdTech: Focus on K–12</i> reported on the trend of teachers getting rid of desks in the classroom, we heard from <b>numerous educators who’d</b> …