How to Find and Own Your StrengthsRead the rest of this entry »
When you’re at the start of your career or considering a career change, the task of "selling yourself" on a resume, cover letter, or in an interview can often feel overwhelming to some. How do you make yourself stand out?
With some self-reflection, you can discover your top strengths that will help you feel more confident in your job search and point you in the right direction for the best-suited …
Do We Really Need This Meeting?Read the rest of this entry »
Feeling the virtual meeting brain-drain? Get smarter about virtual teamwork with these four tips from Microsoft WorkLab.
2020 was the year of meeting overload with much of the workforce transitioning from in-office collaboration to working from home and collaborating virtually. Having a calendar full of calls and video conferences is not just draining, it can also take away from the valuable time teams could be getting work done instead …
Your Mask Might Also Shield Your Seasonal AllergiesRead the rest of this entry »
More than 50 million Americans experience various types of allergies each year. If you’re among the group that has a fully stocked medicine cabinet with eyedrops, nasal sprays, and antihistamines, a recent HealthDay article stated that wearing a mask in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19 may have another helpful impact – guarding you against severe spring allergies.
According to Dr. Do-Yeon Cho, an associate professor of otolaryngology at …
What Not to Say in an Investment Banking Job InterviewRead the rest of this entry »
Congratulations, you nailed an interview at one of the top investment banks in the world.
You‘ve studied for the interview by learning everything you can about the bank, the job, the culture and the marketplace.
So you know what to say. Now, do you know what not to say?
From interviews with recruiters, coaches and former bankers, eFinancialCareers compiled what it described as a “list of things that must never …
Thank You to Doctors EverywhereRead the rest of this entry »
When Eudora Brown Elmond founded the first National Doctor’s Day in a small Georgia town in 1933, no one could have predicted the significance it holds today for all of us.
She simply wanted to celebrate her husband’s career.
Today, we celebrate the heroic work of doctors who risked their health and their very life to treat those infected by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Most nations honor the work of medical …
Tech Unemployment Down. Hiring Demand UpRead the rest of this entry »
Tech hiring is up. Tech job postings are on the upswing. And at 2.4% tech unemployment is well below the national average.
This trifecta of demand and availability is making tech hiring ever more challenging as employers begin to fill positions they’ve left vacant during the last year.
"Even though tech employment held up reasonably well during the turbulence of the past 12 months, many employers were in a wait-and-see …
Programming Languages with Staying PowerRead the rest of this entry »
Learning a new programming language takes time and money.
With fewer employers springing for the cost of training that isn’t immediately and directly necessary, developers understandably want to ensure that their investment will pay off.
No sense learning a language like Matlab, which had fast rise in popularity when it came on the scene in 2013 only to have a decline almost as quick. That’s what the latest rankings from …
Study Shows Minorities Underrepresented In Vaccine TrialsRead the rest of this entry »
Vaccine trials underrepresent large segments of the population, while women are overrepresented, says a study published recently on the JAMA Network Open.
“In this cross-sectional study of 230 US-based clinical trials with 219,555 participants, Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Hispanic or Latino, and older adults were underrepresented and women were overrepresented compared with the US population,” the research study authors wrote.
Equally significant was the …
2 Fruit + 3 Vegetables = Longer, Healthier LifeRead the rest of this entry »
When mom told you to eat your vegetables because they were good for you, she was on to something.
The apple and carrot sticks moms pack into lunch boxes and the other fruit and vegetables at dinner are more than just good healthy food. They help you live longer and have a lower risk of dying from heart disease and cancer.
If that all sounds familiar, it should. Medical professionals …
Remote Work Is Here to Stay. But How Much?Read the rest of this entry »
As companies that went remote begin to reopen, employers are beginning to wonder “How ya gonna keep ‘em down on the farm” now that workers have enjoyed the benefits of flexible hours and no commuting.