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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Did you know?

The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 did not exist in 2004?

We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t exist yet using technologies that haven’t been invented in order to solve problems?

The #1 ranked country in Broadband Internet Penetration is Bermuda? The US is # 19 and Japan is # 22.

31 billion searches are conducted on Google every month. In 2007 it was 2.7 billion.

The first commercial text message was sent in December of 1992. Today the number of text messages sent exceeds the total population of the planet.

It is estimated that a week’s worth of the New York Times contains more information that a person was likely to come across in a lifetime in the 18th century.

Years to meet the market audience of 50 million:

Radio – 38 years

TV—13 years

Internet – 4 years

IPod—3 years

Facebook – 2 years

Technology and information is changing incredibly fast and so are jobs. It’s important that you challenge yourself and update your skills and knowledge to meet the demands of the future job market. By acquiring new skills, you make yourself more marketable to companies seeking the technically savvy candidates.

Information from YouTube Video - 3.0 for 2008 - Newly Revised Edition Created by Karl Fisch, and modified by Scott McLeod; Globalization & The Information Age. It was even adapted by Sony BMG at an executive meeting they held in Rome this year. Credits are also given to Scott McLeod, Jeff Brenman

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