Monthly Archives: March 2014

Who Goes to Work to Have Fun?

“ONE of our core values is to inject fun and quirkiness into everything we do,” Neil Blumenthal, a founder of the online eyeglass retailer Warby Parker, recently told The New York Times. This is a philosophy currently enjoying a resurgence

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Computer Science has an Image Problem

Computer science has a fundamental image problem. Shuchi Grover writes about solutions to correct these perceptions. Imagine being a kid and believing that jobs in a certain career mostly involved studying and/or repairing a complex machine. Would the average girl,

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Posted in STEM Careers, Women in Science

Are You In or Out of the Loop?

Authors Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans share their viewpoints about what happens in most offices. Even as kids we knew that information was power. We told secrets. I’ll tell him, but not her—that makes me powerful. As effective adults, we

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Posted in Some things to know about working, Working Tips

Save the Earth with a Job?

Careers in Science are helping to save earth’s natural resources. Those with Careers in the Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M. Careers) that work with animals and plants are instrumental in preserving natural resources along with researching future food and

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Posted in STEM Careers