Nayyara Rahman is an award-winning author and researcher passionate about enabling business ethics, transparency and social justice through better technology, process redesign and youth mobilization.
What do a talent recruiter and a despot have in common? The answers may surprise you. Both exercise unhealthy control over data they don't collect, own, manage or process responsibly. Casualties of this 'data hoarding' go far beyond recruitment. The good news is, digitization can change this, making work more dignified and fulfilling for thousands, if not millions of jobseekers worldwide!
Teachers used to dread grading exam scripts. Now they dread semi-literate YouTube Influencers. Abundant multimedia knowledge resources have created a generation of distracted learners who lack skills to retain, reflect and apply this knowledge. The ‘Espresso-shots’ of information available via digital media discourage deep reading, reflective writing and other core tools of the learning process.