From the Blog

September 4, 2014 [21m 17s]

In the past couple of years there have been a number of changes in the field of human resources. To stay on par with other professionals within the field is crucial to success. One of the components to that success is certification. To talk about the proposed changes to the certification process are three professionals from the field.

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August 21, 2014 [11m 45s]

SoHo House has been a quiet force for a while now. Tommy Hilfiger has announced that he has acquired the Raleigh Hotel on Miami Beach to offer a similar exclusive experience. These new exclusive social clubs are providing food and beverage offerings and lodging accommodations. Now introducing GH, the New Urban Country Club.

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August 12, 2014 [8m 21s]

Even though we’re nearing the end of the summer travel season there are some things to keep in mind. Before setting out on your final vacation of the summer it’s important to utilize situational awareness in your unfamiliar surroundings. Too often we get caught up with the relaxing atmosphere, a welcome reminder that you’re not working, and basic common sense is left at home.

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August 12, 2014 [9m 24s]

This podcast seeks to uncover the history behind Kuwait’s bifurcation of its economy between native Kuwaitis and foreign workers in Kuwait on a long term basis. It also argues that Kuwait may be headed for potential disaster in the economy once exploitation of its oil resources comes to a close. However, because of the bifurcation process, the economic hardship could be more catastrophic due to in-experience of native Kuwaitis and their readiness to take over service sector industries; for which there is no guarantee of foreign workers.

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July 17, 2014 [8m 32s]

In the era of standardized testing, there has historically been friction between the desire to teach in a manner conducive to both instructor and PK-12 pupil needs and the imperative to adhere to highly regulated curriculum. The APUS School of Education is an educational preparation provider that strives to address critical issues such as this one.

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July 2, 2014 [16m 05s]

How does the current system of publishing academic articles work, and what are the challenges of this? There is still a lot to be learned about the risks of moving forward with open access, but there seems to be a lot of opportunity as well. Is there a risk of losing the peer review process?

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July 2, 2014 [16m 02s]

Graduate students should walk away with a little more than a great education after they graduate. There needs to be more preparation in regards to thinking strategically and to be able to present ideas professionally so that they are better collaborators and are more socially adept in their careers. In this podcast Dr.

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June 24, 2014 [1m 52s]

Members of the academic world, local business leaders, the military and elected officials met on June 19 at APUS for a public/private sector summit on education called ED Talks. Dr. Wallace E. Boston, APUS president and CEO, comments to WRNR AM Radio on APUS’ support for lifelong learning and economic vitality in the local community, including plans for future growth at its Charles Town, W.Va.

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June 11, 2014 [8m 03s]

In the course POLS211 at American Public University there are a number of innovative approaches to educating the student on political science and its construction. For example, students get to simulate being a senator, and they get to craft a bill and usher it through Congress to be passed. This not only engages the student, but it puts them in the seat of a lawmaker.

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May 12, 2014 [8m 30s]

If you’re a small business owner or start-up what are some of the best ways to market your product or business? You need to go in the trenches where your consumers are. You will need to do some research on what complementary goods they buy and if you can partner up with those companies.

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