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Ivory Tower In The Cloud: Inside 2U, The $4.7 Billion Startup That Brings Top Schools To Your Laptop – Antoine Gara

In 2014, when Douglas Shackelford was named dean of UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, his most important strategic initiative was clear. UNC was a top-tier public university, but its B-school, barely in the top 20, was on a mission to greatly expand its enrollment without spending much cash. “Our traditional revenue sources were changing, and not … Continue reading Ivory Tower In The Cloud: Inside 2U, The $4.7 Billion Startup That Brings Top Schools To Your Laptop – Antoine Gara

Projected 2019 Tax Rates, Brackets, Standard Deduction Amounts And More – Kelly Phillips Erb

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today that the consumer price index (CPI) has increased by .2% for August, the same as in July. The CPI measures the cost of goods and services - in other words, your cost of living. When the CPI doesn't change much, it tends to signal that interest rates will stay … Continue reading Projected 2019 Tax Rates, Brackets, Standard Deduction Amounts And More – Kelly Phillips Erb

3 Ways To Maintain Your Integrity In Difficult Workplace Situations – Avery Blank

The workplace is stressful, particularly when faced with a situation that tests your integrity. There can be pressure to carry out a manager’s directive. You want to perform well in your role, and you naturally feel like you should please the person who evaluates your performance. To remain true to yourself and maintain your self-respect, … Continue reading 3 Ways To Maintain Your Integrity In Difficult Workplace Situations – Avery Blank

How To Encourage Honest Business Relationships In The Post-Truth World – Chris Myers

When we approach business relationships from a guarded or defensive perspective, we encourage the other party to respond in kind. They detect your underlying suspicion and respond with suspicion of their own. Business is about reciprocity. We feed off of each other and respond based on the signals we detect from the other party. This … Continue reading How To Encourage Honest Business Relationships In The Post-Truth World – Chris Myers

How To Secure Strong References Who Will Help You Land The Job – Georgina Grant

Job seekers are free to toot their own horns on résumés and cover letters. So for a slightly less subjective opinion, hiring managers may turn to candidates’ references. “The purpose of the reference, more than anything, is to judge somebody’s professionalism and behavior,” says Ryan Sutton, district president at global staffing firm Robert Half. “References … Continue reading How To Secure Strong References Who Will Help You Land The Job – Georgina Grant

Training Contracts: 8 Things eLearning Pros Need To Know – Christopher Pappas

Everything eLearning Pros Need To Know About Training Contracts Joseph R. Codde first introduced the term "Learning Contract" in 1996, years before the term "eLearning" was even coined. However, it’s the perfect addition to online training programs that lack structure and learner motivation. Applied in a corporate setting, "training contracts" hold corporate learners accountable for … Continue reading Training Contracts: 8 Things eLearning Pros Need To Know – Christopher Pappas

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