By Jim Brinson and Kasie Brinson
Faculty, School of STEM at American Public University
In today’s world, one shifts focus frequently to cope with information inundation. Constant shifts in focus place considerable demands on cognitive processes and resources, leading to a decrease in performance. Additional research confirms this performance reduction, which suggests that focusing on a single primary task results in better resource direction and adequate processing, encoding, and storing of tasks. Uninterrupted processing yields minimal errors with respect to information retrieval.
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.
As the owner of an executive search firm, I will be the first to tell you that every interviewer of every level gets into some sort of slump in their career. Though, once it happens, most people have trouble getting out of their string of unsuccessful interviewing. Here are some tips on how to do so: