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Third Party Certification Needed for Sustainable Tourism

Dr. Dave Randle | Posted 07.04.2014 | Green
Dr. Dave Randle

International laws are often hard to enforce, and national laws don't usually address the day to day operations of a tourism business that makes it sustainable.

CrossFit Bashers, Can You Be More Constructive?

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

For all of the CF bashers out there, I am not bashing you, but asking you not to put something down that offers a solution for many people to get off their butts, and instead, help me encourage people to take responsibility for their own health, more educated, mindful and smart.

The Internet of Everything is Changing the Education Landscape

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 06.08.2014 | Technology
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

The explosive growth of the Internet of Everything is driving a sweeping wave of transformation across the world. Education is among the many sectors ...

A Mentor Is a Shortcut

Christine Eilvig | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

I have had some intense and transforming mentor sessions this week. That has led me to think about how much easier things get with the right helpers at hand.

Big Ideas Don't Just Come From the University

David Blake | Posted 11.25.2013 | College
David Blake

Many of the world's great ideas came from learning on one's own, without a professor lecturing at you or having to take an exam. Some of the most infl...

Half Of Knowledge Is Knowing Where To Find It

James Sekhonyane | Posted 09.16.2013 | Impact
James Sekhonyane

Before I came into contact with Siyafunda Community Knowledge Center (CKC) in Orange Farm, I was an IT professional working on a great team. However, something was missing. I never felt involved in changing and influencing people's lives positively. It was all about me.

Certification Party

Christine Eilvig | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

Last tuesday I finished my Spiritual Mentor Certification. We spend the day talking about the business behind having success as a Spiritual Mentor. And then I handed out a set of golden cards with all the amazing tools and insights from the training.

Calling All Companies: Military Veterans Bring Dedication, Motivation, and Leadership

Kathy Mulvany | Posted 07.06.2013 | Impact
Kathy Mulvany

Here in the United States, we lack enough trained people to fill the information technology (IT) jobs that are vital to every industry. At the same time, our returning military veterans need work, and they represent a valuable talent pool that can help meet a growing need.

Oxfam's Brands Scorecard Hints at a Better Way for Sustainability: Let the Competitive Juices Flow

Scott Poynton | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business
Scott Poynton

Oxfam just released its "Behind the Brands" scorecard and we can be sure that CEOs at each of the 10 ranked companies went straight to the overview to see where they were placed; concern for their actual score would have been secondary and a deeper look at the details behind the scores third.

Job Cred: Social Media Certification Revs the Resume

Jason Schmitt | Posted 04.23.2013 | College
Jason Schmitt

For the first time ever, the skill sets and resume building certifications that relate to the newest iteration of digital proficiencies are cheap, accessible, and increasingly credible.

Improving College Graduate Employability With Certification

Jim Holm | Posted 02.02.2013 | Technology
Jim Holm

Earlier this year Certiport joined with HP for the launch of the HP Institute, an academic partnership program designed to address the global IT skill...

Substitute Shouldn't Mean Substandard

Adora Svitak | Posted 04.26.2012 | Education
Adora Svitak

We need to reward the "thankless job" of substitute teaching with better pay and chances for permanent positions. I look forward to the day when no student comes home saying, "I didn't learn much today... we had a sub."

Cancel My Subscription to the New York Times

Alan Singer | Posted 09.05.2011 | Education
Alan Singer

When I was seventeen years old I started to participate in anti-Vietnam War demonstrations. The next morning I would check for coverage in the New Yor...

Five Ways to Gain Experience on Your Resume Before Graduation

Kristen Durkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Kristen Durkin

Gen Y has been exposed to the harsh realities of the current economic climate. Here are five ways college students can increase their depth of experience and stand out on a resume.

Would a Grizzly Bear Certify This Fishery?

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

As the Canadian federal inquiry examining the 2009 Fraser River sockeye salmon collapse in British Columbia kicks into full gear, one might be surprised to learn that at the same time, some want to designate this fishery as "eco-certified."

Not All Interpretation Services Are Created Equal

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

As a result of the devastating earthquake that recently hit Haiti, roughly 40,000 Haitian immigrants will soon arrive in the United States, mainly for...

Yoga Teachers In Knots Over New Regulations For Certification

washingtonpost.com | Maria Glod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Some of Virginia's most flexible residents say the Old Dominion is forcing them to bend over backward. And not in a good way. The tussle has pitted...