How do you develop a professional career? I'm sure you've asked yourself this question on more than one occasion and the answer lies in ongoing training, adding value and the ability to adapt to change.
The current context needs us to continuously update our skills in order not to be left out of the jobs market. Lifelong learning is the answer, whether at business level — more and more companies are developing training programs — or as individuals — having the attitude to learn every day —.
Find new work opportunities, contact collaborators, launch your personal project or meet potential customers. In a world dominated by technology, the on-line version of networking can give you a competitive advantage. This aside, it's a bad idea to underestimate the value of face-to-face contact.
Nanodegrees are revolutionising the world of training and access to cutting-edge jobs on a global scale. These collaborative and customisable courses focus on skills rather than knowledge, and, thanks to ICT, are democratising education.
Social norms, prejudices and expectations limit women's interests and determine their life choices from the earliest stages. Only 35% of women choose science-related degrees. Is there a solution? For many experts, the answer lies in promoting STEM education.
A personal brand is the sum of all those characteristics that define us and differentiate us from others as professionals. Using social media is currently one of the most effective ways to create, consolidate and promote this brand. These tools can be the launching pad for our personal brand and give it a definitive boost.