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New Technical Skills Are In Demand. Join IEEE Education Week

Technical professionals need to prepare for a future where skill sets are constantly evolving. The World Economic Forum’s “The Future of Jobs” report estimates that 85 million jobs may be lost to machines by 2025. Meanwhile, 97 million new jobs will require skills for working with machines and algorithms. Given this new reality, technical professionals […]

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Want to Learn New Skills for the Digital Era? Join IEEE Education Week 

Remote work and digital transformation are rapidly reshaping the workplace. They are also creating demand for organizations to hire professionals with modern digital skills, particularly, skills like cloud and data management. “In today’s hybrid work world, digital skills are becoming a requirement for employees across businesses— and moving forward, employers will be looking to fill […]

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What Are the Benefits of Digital Badging?

A digital badge is a visual symbol that represents the development of a new skill that can be displayed, accessed, and verified online. Digital badges are becoming increasingly popular among professionals as a way to prove they have important skill sets, particularly among those working in technical fields. “A digital badge is further proof someone […]

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Why Women in Tech Favor Companies With Strong Diversity Goals

This month, for the first time in history, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry has gone exclusively to two women. French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American scientist Jennifer Doudna were jointly awarded the prize for their work on Crispr-Cas9, a revolutionary DNA editing technique.  “This technology has utterly transformed the way we do research in basic […]

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How To Engage College Students in Remote Classrooms

College professors who are making the adjustment to remote classrooms during the COVID-19 pandemic are grappling with a unique set of challenges. Whether adjusting to working from home for the first time or figuring out how to keep students engaged online, the challenges may seem overwhelming. However, there are a number of actions professors can […]

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Four Easy, Fun Ways to Improve Your English Speaking Skills

Is your lack of English proficiency holding back your career prospects? Increasingly, organizations see English fluency as an essential skill for technical professionals. This is especially important in the modern workplace as more and more technical professionals work in global teams. Today’s technical organizations expect professionals to excel at the technical side of their jobs […]

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Five Tips For Getting The Most Out of Professional Development

The technological workforce is constantly evolving. To keep pace, today’s technical professionals need to regularly upskill through continuing professional education. “As we enter a future where skills are changing at an accelerated pace, upskilling becomes crucial to staying job-relevant,” Raghav Gupta, managing director of India and APAC for Coursera, told Vogue India.  A survey from […]

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How to Retain What You Learn After Professional Development Ends

Technical professionals are among the world’s highest-paid workers, earning an average starting salary of $91,010 USD. However, technical professionals who want to stay relevant in a rapidly evolving technological workforce often need to maintain their professional licenses and revamp their skills through continuing professional education. While professional development and continuing education are vital to self-improvement, […]

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