Three questions for learders seeking 21st century public education

Transition expert William Bridges (Managing Transitions: Making The Most of Change, 2009) cites three questions he poses to leaders when they seek help with change. He asks these questions so leaders anticipate what

Published on: May 18th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

New Brunswick teachers receive new laptops

New Brunswick’s Department of Education is serious about building a 21st Century model of learning.  On April 16, 2010 the Department announced that every teacher in our system will receive a new notebook

Published on: April 26th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Wanted Canadian ops chief for LinkedIn

If you've been putting it off, this might be the perfect time to update your LinkedIn profile. The world's hottest professional social networking site is expanding its Canadian operations and is in the

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

10 ways to stay upbeat during a job search

Job loss and unemployment hit their victims hard. When people lose their jobs, they also lose a significant component of their identity, along with their daily routines and financial security. Job loss and

Published on: March 26th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

14 ways to avoid being pink slipped

The threat of a layoff hangs over many corporate cubicles these days.But the smart IT worker can avoid being pink slipped well before the danger signs appear, according to Blaine Loomer, corporate sales

Published on: February 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

14 ways to protect your job

Have people on your department been working on the same computers for the last five years while employees from another department get more frequent equipment refreshes? Did your boss just suddenly ordered you

Published on: February 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

One laptop per student : A pre-requisite to a 21st Century public education

In earlier articles we noted that ICT would “enable” New Brunswick’s NB3-21C public education agenda. A key reason we are well positioned to implement a 21st Century learning model is our 1:1 Dedicated

Published on: February 1st, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

5 strategies to shine in your job despite an unsupportive boss

IT managers are often skilled computer experts, a trait any techie can respect. But when it comes to managing people and advancing their employees' career goals, many fall flat. Is it possible to

Published on: February 1st, 2010 Mary K. Pratt

How to use a targeted approach to land the job you want

What's the best way for job seekers to land a new job in this dismal market? Target specific employers and network your way into them, career experts say. It's sound job search advice.

Published on: January 29th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

21st Century learning competencies: What are they and how must public education adapt?

In our opening article we asked “Is public education fading in relevance to today’s young learners?” And we invited readers to join and participate in the journey of the Anglophone sector of public

Published on: January 20th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

6 ‘personal branding’ mistakes job seekers should never make

In 2009, personal branding became the buzzword of choice for job seekers and career coaches alike, and for good reason. When done right, personal branding-the act of identifying and communicating your unique value

Published on: January 18th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

Canada’s top 100 employers for 2010

Last time I counted it was just three sleeps to Christmas Day and about seven more to the New Year. Is getting a new job one of your New Year’s resolutions? If so,

Published on: December 22nd, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Man lands job with single tweet

As tweeters go Hal Thomas is definitely no twit. At a time when more than 15 million people are unemployed across America and job hunters are often advised to “send out hundreds” of

Published on: December 21st, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Preparing today’s students for a tech-driven future

Is public education fading in relevance to today’s young learners? As the Deputy Minister of the Anglophone Sector of New Brunswick’s public education system this question haunts me every day. My senior management

Published on: December 16th, 2009 ITBusiness Staff