APTi President’s Letter for Type and Technology (Edition 37.4)

President’s Letter by Susan Nash Welcome to this edition of the Bulletin. Our focus in this edition is on Technology and Type. I think this is a highly relevant subject for a variety of reasons: APTi has been implementing a variety of new technology initiatives to raise service levels to members – so we are trying to practice what we preach! Technology remains a key tool for helping APTi to deliver type knowledge globally. Increased…

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January, 2015|Categories: Feature Articles, Frontpage, News, Paid Members Only|Tags: |

Functions and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Article by Larry Gabbard Are you curious about the Career Cluster1 Pathways currently being implemented in our schools? This is an attempt to represent the educational system by 16 areas (career clusters) closely associated with common college majors. By following educational pathways within these career clusters, students can be prepared to hold a specific job title/s following their educational preparation. However, 16 Career Clusters are a huge chunk for most students and STEM careers usually…

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Wired, but Searching to Connect

Article by Mary Anne Sutherland Today I went to lunch with a friend. The restaurant hostess may never recover from the trauma of our technological blunder, as we did not have our cell phones to be paged when a table became free. She hardly knew how to respond. As we enjoyed our lunch, there were four women beside us all texting and e-mailing, intermingled with a few selfies, which included photos of what they were…

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In Memory of Judi Grutter

Judith “Judi” Grutter
11/24/1942-12/16/2014

“One of the greats of our field is gone.  She was the guru of all things important in the career field. Hard to believe we will no longer have her expertise. I will miss her terribly”.
– Gina Snyder

Born in Montclair, New Jersey, and raised in New Jersey and Hamilton, NY. Judith was a 1960 graduate of the Northfield School, 1966 graduate of Syracuse University, 1974 recipient of her MS in Counseling from […]

December, 2014|Categories: Careers, News|Tags: |

Type, Trait, Tomato, Tomahto – Just Call the Whole Thing Off?

Article by Cynthia Stengel Paris

Adapted from the March, 2013 blog post on www.mbtitoday.org

Do we really need to understand how, why or even whether, the MBTI® assessment is a type instrument rather than a trait instrument, or that Jungian psychological type is more than just a bundle of traits? Is there really that much of a difference? Is it even worth talking about anymore?

I answer with a resounding YES! These differences may seem trivial at […]

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