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  • Juneteenth
    General Interest
    This Saturday, June 19, is Juneteenth, an annual holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth is particularly special in 2021 because starting this year, it will be observed as an annual federal holiday. In honor of Juneteenth, here are 19 facts about
  • Pharmacist sorts treatment drugs in a lab
    General Interest, Healthcare, Pharma
    In the summer of 2018, biotechnology giant Biogen, in collaboration with pharmaceutical giant Eisai, unveiled the findings from a promising Alzheimer’s drug trial.  The news was met with cautious optimism from Alzheimer’s patients, families, and researchers, including Keith Fargo, Director of Scientific Programs at the Alzheimer’s Association. “Millions
  • internet
    Information Technology
    The internet had a bad day last Tuesday, June 8th when a massive internet outage wiped out many of the world’s biggest website. Fastly, the company behind the outage, apologized for the outage in a blog post saying that an “undiscovered software bug” in its code
  • An individuals holds up their fist in solidarity during a Pride celebration
    General Interest, Human Resources, Worklife
    Happy Pride Month! While this label is officially reserved for the month of June, LGBTQ+ individuals should feel proud of themselves year-round, including in work settings.  In celebration of Pride, several organizations have taken to social media to show their solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Woman explains a project to her colleagues
    General Interest, Leadership + Management, Worklife
    The COVID-19 pandemic has been the ultimate test of resilience for corporate leaders everywhere.   Since March of 2020, organizations around the globe have had to pivot their day-to-day operations to address the impacts of the ongoing pandemic. And behind every successful organization was a strong leadership team.  During the early months of the pandemic, team leaders, managers,
  • Accounting + Finance, General Interest, Information Technology, Leadership + Management, Worklife
    There’s a reason so many inspirational quotes begin with the phrase, “It’s never too late to . . .”  It’s never too late to fix something. It’s never too late to do what you love. It’s never too late to chase your dreams.   There’s truth in each of these statements but especially when you
  • lawyers remote work home
    Legal Support
    As law firms across the country begin the process of returning to the office, some lawyers and legal support staff are resisting, preferring to move to a new firm rather than lose the perk of remote work.  At the start of the pandemic, the adjustment to working from home seemed to
  • home workplace
    Over the last year, millions of Americans ditched their daily commutes as employers shifted to remote models of work to combat the spread of COVID-19. Now, with over 60% of American receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, a return to the physical workplace is finally on the horizon.   But how exactly do employers plan to reopen their doors without compromising the health
  • bank ATM
    Financial Services
    America’s second-largest bank, Bank of America Corp. Recently announced that it will boost its minimum hourly wage to $25, by 2025.  Photo by Taylor Simpson on Unsplash In January, JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the U.S., set their minimum wage at between $16 and $20. Other banking competitors

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