Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Howe Sound Ballet: My friend Bob Turner captures astonishing footage of seals, sea lions and massive schools of anchovies right in Snug Cove, Bowen Island. Corporations Loathing Customers: Corporations have done their damnedest to automate and outsource the annoying nuisance of employees.

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Smartphones use outside work hours cause exhaustion: the case against mobile learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Many employees have a smartphone, which may or may not be paid by the organization. Organizations increasingly expect employees to immediately respond to work-related messages. Employees feel a pressure to respond to messages coming through their smartphones (with plings!)

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Networking to Find Better Work

How to Save the World

I’m retired, and hoping I won’t ever have to return to the work world, but I know most of the world doesn’t have that luxury, and many aren’t happy with the work they are doing as employees, freelancers or contractors (or they are unemployed, or unhappily self-employed).

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