Once upon a time, Facebook Inc. allowed academic researchers access to its data. We know how that story ends: with the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Now LinkedIn Corp., the professional social networking site owned by Microsoft Corp., says it will open its vast trove of data to academic researchers.
But this time the company, whose chief data officer, Igor Perisic, made the announcement in a blog post on Monday, said it’s putting controls in place to protect user privacy.
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“Specialized” and “leadership” were named the two most overused buzzwords written by Indonesian professionals on their profiles in 2016, according to business and employment-oriented social networking service LinkedIn.
According to LinkedIn’s data, the words were frequently used because most of the professionals were trying to highlight their specific skills and leadership abilities.
The company’s senior director and head of corporate communications for the Asia-Pacific region, Roger Pua, said in a press release that business professionals needed to make sure that their achievements and skills are reflected in the LinkedIn profiles. “While words may be an easier way to describe you, they may not be effective in bringing you to life as a professional, especially since everyone is using the same buzzwords,” he said.
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Ahead of May Day, AFP reporters, video and photo teams spoke to men and women around the globe whose jobs are becoming increasingly rare, particularly as technology transforms societies.
– The last street clerks of Bogota –
Inserting a blank sheet into her Remington Sperry, Candelaria Pinilla de Gomez starts typing. One of Bogota’s street clerks, she has spent the last 40 years typing up countless thousands of documents.
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Facing various pressures at the office could lead to stress, which in turn may affect work and reduce performance.
Kompas.com has listed six strategies to handle work-related stress.
Divert your thoughts when stress levels begin to rise
Sometimes getting over stressful thoughts means thinking about something different altogether. With a little distraction, thoughts on a difficult situation could be halted. After a little distance, hopefully your mind is clearer upon returning to those pressing tasks and thoughts.
It is not recommended to force yourself to constantly think too hard at work if it makes you even more stressed out. Fill some spare time with things that you like and unwind, whether by reading funny articles, drawing or writing to relieve some tension.
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Myriad physical and emotional disorders have been linked to the incidence of stress.
Read below to learn how stress impacts your brain, and what you can do to reduce stress as compiled by Reader’s Digest.
Effects of stress
Your brain doesn’t learn as well
Neurons develop from neural stem sells in the hippocampus, a structure vital for learning and memory. Under chronic stress, these stem cells undergo an alternate differentiation pathway, forming oligodendrocytes, which coat existing neutrons with an insulting material known as myelin.
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