Principles of a Knowledge Economy for Career Professionals

By Khaled Islaih New technologies are changing the way we think, live and work. In the new world, growth opportunities are created by using knowledge and technology. A knowledge based economy refers to the capacity and the capability to create new ideas, thoughts, processes and products and translate these into economic value and wealth. The…

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If Ever There Was a Captive Audience

By Jane Harnadek I’m standing in line with my badge and materials, and I’m waiting to get into Unit Five. There are two people ahead of me and I quietly ask myself, “What is taking them so long?” Finally, I am buzzed through the first door. I empty everything in my pockets as well as…

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Canadian Events CSTD (Canadian Society for Training and Development) Annual Conference 2006, Canadian Society for Training and Development (CSTD), Toronto, ON. November 5-8, 2006 CES 2006 Fall Conference, Career Education Society of BC – CES, Vancouver, BC. November 16-17, 2006 Hamilton School Work Transition Conference 2006 , Industry-Education Council of Hamilton, Hamilton Wentworth Catholic…

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Book Club

Demanding Work: The Paradox of Job Quality in the Affluent Society Francis Green Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006 ISBN: 0-691-11712-8

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