How To Write A Killer LinkedIn Headline

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Description: Your LinkedIn headline is critical because it tells possible future employers how you see yourself. Source: Forbes Date: April 10, 2015 Until you conduct a few searches using the massive LinkedIn user database, you don’t realize just how powerful and essential your LinkedIn headline is. When you conduct a search for LinkedIn members using any search… Read more »

The Risk Of Reviewing The Reviewer

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Description: In order for online reviews to work in the long-term, we need to make efforts to move beyond the stars and set a system that is both verified and standardized, as well as free from social pressure. Source: Tech Crunch Date: April 11, 2015 Reviews impact everything: what brands we trust, what we purchase, what we… Read more »

PumpUp App Aims to Be the Gym Buddy You’ve Always Wanted

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Description: Get motivated by millions to become the best version of yourself. With the PumpUp community encouraging you along the way, nothing is impossible. Source: TechVibes Date: April 10, 2015 For people who are inclined to skip a gym day or two when they’re feeling lazy, PumpUp may be one of the apps that can keep you… Read more »

Here’s How to Get a Job at Google

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Description: Google’s Head of People Operations Laszlo Bock explains what does and doesn’t matter when applying to work at the company. Source: CNN Money Date: April 12, 2015 Questions for discussion: 1. Would the opportunity to work at Google be a dream job for you? 2. If you were offered the job of a lifetime, but had… Read more »

Canadian Downloaders Should Expect a Copyright Notice in the Mail

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Description: Canadians can be liable for a maximum of $5,000 in damages for non-commercial copyright infringement, for example illegally downloading a film, a song or an app. Source: Globe and Mail Date: January 8, 2015 Have you recently downloaded a song, or a movie, or a TV show, from a site or service that didn’t ask for… Read more »

Students Not Happy with Government Expecting Them to Work for Free, Launch #MyTimeHasValue

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Description: Students are standing up for themselves and proving to the world that their time has worth. Source: Tech Vibes Date: January 16, 2015 Student representatives of the Association of Registered Graphic Designers are issuing a call to the creative community to speak out against speculative work by sharing the message “My Time Has Value.” Read more Questions for Discussion:… Read more »

Watch this Pen Draw in 3D, Mid-Air

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Description: If there are 3D printers, then why not 3D pens? This pen has already been used to create many things including writing braille! Source: CNN Money Date: January 16, 2015 3D Doodler is a pen that rapidly heats and cools plastic, allowing you to draw three-dimensional objects. Questions for discussion: 1. In what other industries might… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Take Notes on Your Laptop or Tablet

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Description: Students who took written notes were proven to out-perform their peers who took digital notes. Source: Psychology Today Date: June 3rd, 2014 It’s a fact: Most students (and employees) can type faster than they can write. So it’s only logical that typing notes on a laptop or tablet would be better when listening to a fast paced… Read more »

Canadian Charged in Hacking Ring Involving U.S. Military Software and Xbox Games

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Description: A 22-year-old Mississauga man has been charged in an international hacking ring. The group allegedly stole over $100-million in intellectual property. Source: Canada.com Date: October 1, 2014             Four members of a hacking ring, including one Canadian, have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of various technology companies as well… Read more »