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A CIO’s top tip for building career resilience

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How to Save a Town From Rising Waters Many residents of Isle de Jean Charles favor moving to the area around Schriever, which is about 40 miles away and much safer from climate effects. Some would prefer to move to Bourg, which is closer to their current home, but more vulnerable. (Karen Simpson/CityLab) read on: https://www.citylab.com/environment/2018/01/how-to-save-a-town-from-rising-waters/547646/

Schools should teach children resilience to help them in the workplace

Schools should teach children resilience through public speaking and sport to help them in the workplace, the new Education Secretary has said.

In his first speech since his appointment earlier this month, Damian Hinds spoke of the importance of instilling children with “soft skills” from a young age.

He told the delegates at the Education World Forum in London that in his previous role as employment minister, he was used to hearing from businesses about the importance of workplace or employability skills…

 

A CIO’s top tip for building career resilience

Jennifer Cherrington-Mowat is a prime example of how one should be prepared to work in a sector that is constantly evolving.

Technology will provide the career of the future, there will be wonderful career choices, says Cherrington-Mowat, who joined Genesis Energy in October 2016, to take on the newly-created role of executive general manager technology and digital.

“You do not know what jobs will be available,” she says, on preparing for the future.

“Social media managers, Uber drivers, drone operators… these jobs did not exist 10 years ago. So how do you train somebody for that…

 

Susan Alberti’s life is a lesson in resilience, self-belief & overcoming the odds

Pick a chapter, any chapter, in the life of Susan Alberti and you will discover any number of heartrending personal tragedies, jaw-dropping professional endeavours and a series of extraordinary crusades and triumphs that have literally changed the lives of men and women in Australia. If there was ever a life less ordinary, Sue Alberti is living it.

She is a pioneer, a successful businesswoman, a philanthropist, an advocate for medical research who has raised tens of millions of dollars for diabetes research, and a madly passionate supporter of AFL who was instrumental in the formation of the women’s competition and fought not just to keep her beloved club, the Western Bulldogs from folding but to win a premiership in 2016…

 

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