Impact of Information Technology on Politics and Society

Impact of Information Technology on Politics and Society

These days, people are regularly involved in the political arena through “new media” to make their presence felt and influence politicians and the political process. Technology has made it easy for anyone and everyone with an internet connection to engage in chair politics – with or without intelligence or understanding of the problem at hand. However, criticism of this development is that the internet and related technology means giving people a feeling of being politically active while not active in the sense of the word “real”. When you search for the term “technology review” on the web, you get so many reviews about technology and you will find people sharing their experiences of how technology is impacting politics today.

The problem that arises from this thinking is political involvement. The problem in most Asian countries is that the population does not feel investment or ownership in the political process. In addition, these are the same concerns that form the basis of anxiety about whether political noise and growing online anger are positive developments. The concern is that e-literate, English-speaking urban populations may not be too keen to vote in elections, but they can and do criticize governments, politicians and systems in general from the comfort of their computer chairs, bask in the warm light of their computers and think that they have done their part.

The other side of the discussion points to the fact that technology allows some demographics to be included in the discussion. They now have the means by which they can express themselves and be involved in the process. People will benefit quickly by seeing how new media technologies – both the current generation and previous technologies related to the internet – have been used in politics in other contexts, with the clearest and most accessible.…

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How Should IT Leaders Use Outplacement Services?

How Should IT Leaders Use Outplacement Services?

Damn, you’ve been released. It really doesn’t matter the reason why – just the fact that (your ex) employer decides that they can get along without your service can really sting. However, before the door swings closed behind you for the last time, the ball is still in your court and you need to know what to do with it.

As IT Leaders, we are a group of people who are quite arrogant. A recent survey by global outsourcing company Right Management found that seven out of 10 job seekers think they know exactly what they need to do to get their next job. However, once they went through the placement service, that number dropped to two.

In most companies, when layoffs are swept and you are trapped in them, you will be offered the services of an outplacement company. Many of us poop because of this for one reason or another we think it won’t help us. That’s where you are wrong.

If you find yourself in this position, this is what you need to do to maximize the placement services that have been offered to you:

Don’t Drag Your Feet:

You have been released, forgotten, and don’t delay in starting to use your placement service. The longer you wait, the more competition you will face.

Choose Your Consultant Carefully:

You can always ask to meet with different consultants, so make sure what you have is right for you. Consider things like your track record, background, experience in your industry, and of course their current workload.

Do your homework:

You may be asked to complete personality tests and career assignments. Do them! It’s time for you to make sure that the next job you get is really right for you.

Stuff Yourself:

Outplacement companies may offer various types of …

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