Thomas Frey predicted that 50% of colleges would collapse by 2013. Similarly, Clayton Christiansen is quoted as saying that 50% of colleges will not exist in 15 years. Others have made similar claims. Such predictions are based on tracing the impact and likely trajectory of innovations like blended and online learning, open learning, technologies allowing for mass […]
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Being able to predict future job positions that will be in demand and that will command a reasonable living wage - can mean the difference between having a vibrant career and being consigned to the scrap heap before your time.
The NeuroLeadership Institute recently wrote an insightful paper about how our brain learns, understands, and ultimately retains and remembers the knowledge and information it acquires.
There have been articles about the primacy of software engineers over the past several years. The fact that technical majors are making more money coming out of college than their classmates and the average salary for a developer has risen dramatically over the past few years supports this reality. NOTE: Anyone interested in learning to code, DaVinci Coders offers multiple […]
Over the past five years the for-profit institution has shed about half of its students, and since September the university has fired 900 employees.
Many college graduates are unemployed or underemployed, leading some to speculate whether college is worth it, in our post-2008/2009 slow growth recovery. Is some of the planning for college just plain wrong? How does the future look for millions of unprepared, untrained, or misdirected job seekers?
At its Worldwide Developer Conference next week, Apple shared a success story that a lot of people didn’t know about. About one year ago, Apple released Swift, a new programming language promised to make it easier to build iPhone and Mac apps than ever before. Developers cheered from the stands. NOTE: Anyone interested in learning to code, DaVinci Coders offers […]
Limiting yourself to local talent is no longer an option in today’s talent war. While most companies may need to resort to hiring lesser candidates or to not hiring at all, a small number of incredibly attractive companies can afford to pay sky-high salaries to attract top local talent.
Due to a 20% increase in demand for developers, bootcamps for coding have started popping up to help fill the employment openings. What exactly is a coding bootcamp? It’s an accelerated learning program featuring skills such as full-stack web development, data science, digital marking, and UX/UI design. Bootcamps last an average of 10 weeks, often […]
The U.S. economy is in its strongest stretch in corporate hiring since 1997, according to the Labor Department. It is important for employers, job seekers, and policy leaders to understand the dynamics behind some of the fastest growing professional roles in the job market, given the rapidly escalating competition for talent.