Apple's Steve Jobs, who died Wednesday, was seen as an influential and creative force in the field of education technology. As the leader of Apple, which he co-founded in 1976, Jobs' creativity is credited for the development of products, from the Apple I and II computers to modern mobile devices such as the iPad and iPhone, all of which have changed education and held relevance for students and teachers alike.
Steve Jobs was as irreplaceable as Thomas Edison or Henry Ford -- but he also was just a regular guy with a vision and the drive to implement it, writes Eric Jackson. Jobs' tenure was marked by his lack of fear of failure, his refusal to innovate by focus group and his ability to learn from his mistakes -- all traits that other bosses can emulate.
If you want to grab attention in the highly competitive federal job market, do your homework about the individual agency so you can emphasize your applicable skills in an interview and show examples of your work, Derrick T. Dortch writes.
Financial examiners and compliance officers are expected to be two of the hottest jobs in the next decade, according to the Labor Department. Also predicted to be in demand: nurses, health aides and information technology workers.