On average, people will spend one-third of their day – or another way to look at it, half of their waking hours – at work. That’s a lot of one’s life aimed in one direction. What a gift it would be if that time could be spent in the company of good vibes, passion, satisfaction, and inspiring activity.
To stay on top of your game requires focus, determination, and training. To achieve this level of career success, you’ll need to bring the best version of yourself to every work every day.
Are you proactive? If not, you might want to consider why you should be. We sat down with Rafi E. Ahmad, Adjunct Instructor, UMBC, ISD Graduate Program, to talk about the importance of being a self-starter. “One of the best traits a successful professional can possess is to be proactive in everything he/she does,” says […]
Submitted by Dr. Stuart Weinstein, Adjunct Instructor, UMBC ISD Graduate Program The guidance and techniques that many job search firms, university placement offices, and resume books promote just don’t work in today’s job application environment. First, you are submitting your resume and personal data to a computer program that scans the documents looking for “preselected” […]
* Can you guess for how long learning technology has been around? Ever wonder about its origins? We recently came across a comprehensive timeline in a blog post titled, A Brief History of Instructional Design, detailing the history of Instructional Design. The article talks about how back in the 1950’s, B.F. Skinner published his article […]