At the Toy Industry’s 2014 Toy Fair last week, Mattel debuted Entrepreneur Barbie, the latest in its I Can Be line of career-oriented dolls. This was interesting timing, considering Barbie recently grabbed headlines by appearing in Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit edition, which helped Mattel refresh pop-culture interest in the doll according to Bloomberg. Her feature… Continue reading Entrepreneur Barbie Is Hitting Stores: Is Her New Image Unrealistic or Long Overdue?
The technology skills gap has employers looking high and low for qualified candidates. According to CIO Magazine there are 3.9 million open positions out there that hiring managers say they have a hard time finding qualified candidates to fill. If you happen to be on the job market but are lacking those in-demand skills employers… Continue reading Earn Skill Certifications in Computer Science Online for Less than $500: The Pluses and Minuses of MOOCs
We’ve all heard that the internet—and social media especially—have led to procrastination. It just keeps getting easier to waste time each and every day. And, even worse, the advent of Klout and other ways to measure online influence have given rise to this new breed of hyperactive social networkers and self-proclaimed marketers who, despite posting… Continue reading 10 Common Ways You Distort Your Career