Let’s not forget the continuing fight against climate change – and the technical skills needed to do it

In 2020, two stories dominated the news, both devastating and both with permanent global implications. And while the #COVID-19 pandemic continues, the urgency of combatting #climatechange has not diminished. As we learn more about the complexities of both crises, it is indisputable that significant change will be driven by innovation, and that investment in #science…

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These surprising foods can ruin an otherwise healthy diet

Refined, or highly processed grains, make up a large portion of the world’s #diet. From Seattle to Singapore, tens of millions enjoy staples like white rice, white bread, and white flour, not to mention the tasty #breakfast #cereals, #pastries, #pies, and #donuts we all love. All of the above food items are examples of refined grain…

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How The Brain Helps Us Handle Disagreements And Diversity In Our Careers

In today’s workplace where employees sometimes disagree and #sociallydiverse populations work together, #communication is essential, requiring the regulation of prejudices and stereotypes and a degree of well-tuned synchrony. It’s commonly agreed that differences of opinion and #diversity are core components of an optimal workforce that brings value to stockholders as well as employees and that…

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What Obama’s learnings about diversity can teach all of us

As the first African-American #president of the United States, after appointing the most diverse cabinet in history, #BarackObama might have figured he had aced the challenge to be inclusive. But in his recent memoir, he confessed that late during his first year in office, his senior adviser and long-time friend Valerie Jarrett reported deepening dissatisfaction…

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10 Things That Have Absolutely No Business Being on Your Resume, According to Recruiters

It can feel difficult to keep up with the #resume formatting and information that’s most useful in getting a #job — especially as expectations change over the years, between industries and between organizations. Thankfully, experts who are responsible for the recruitment/hiring at their organization (or who’ve recruited recently) gave us a refresher on what employers…

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To #shovel or not to shovel, that is the question!

I think it has finally stopped snowing. Check under the streetlight. No more flakes. Guess I better get out and start shovelings. Or – should I? The #weather report says five to seven centimeters. How many inches is that? Somewhere around two, I think? Maybe three. Did three inches fall? Am I ready to brave…

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