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Turns Out It's Dirt Cheap for Companies to Offer Family Leave. Why Is Corporate America Still Failing?

Quora | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business

How much does it cost a company when a typical female employee goes on maternity leave? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network w...

Texas Lawmakers Must Address Shortage in Mental Health Workforce

Colleen Horton | Posted 08.16.2016 | Politics
Colleen Horton

We have a mental health workforce shortage in Texas. Just look at the numbers. Last year, 185 Texas counties out of 254 did not have a single psychia...

Felony Shuts Professor out of Workforce

Jorge Newbery | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact
Jorge Newbery

Lauren Bertovich can't get a job. Even with a Master's of Interior Architecture, Home Depot will not hire her. Lowe's won't hire her, either. Fast foo...

Veterans Aren't Victims, But They Still Need Your Help

Brian Stann | Posted 08.10.2016 | Impact
Brian Stann

Most veterans appreciate being thanked for their service, but even better, they appreciate the chance to be seen in the most accurate light and considered well-qualified for almost any job.

What I Want the Future of Work to Look Like for Women

Jennifer Gefsky | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
Jennifer Gefsky

In April 2014, weeks before Mother's Day, the ad agency Mullen Lowe released a powerful video, "World's Toughest Job," to highlight the tireless work ...

No Shortage Of Talent -- A Shortage Of Vision

Jose Antonio Tijerino | Posted 07.08.2016 | Technology
Jose Antonio Tijerino

With last year's big news of the dismal diversity numbers reported by tech giants in the rear-view mirror, there has been no real change in the percentage of Latino and African American programmers as we head into the second half 2016.

How to Scale a Growing Organization

Quora | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business

What are the most difficult things to scale in a growing organization? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling q...

How Do We Add More Value To Students' College Investments?

Peter Cohen | Posted 06.17.2016 | Education
Peter Cohen

College students are taking their investments in their futures seriously. Just ask Vanessa Wismeier, a 2015 graduate of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa...

Our Military Will Not Stop This Revolution

Bernard Starr | Posted 06.02.2016 | Fifty
Bernard Starr

Some years ago, a retail homegoods company created the catchy slogan "It ain't just paint" to tell the public that their stores sold much more than paint. The ad campaign apparently failed since the company went bankrupt.

4 Ways to Drive Youth Economic Opportunities in Indonesia

Bill Reese | Posted 05.26.2016 | Impact
Bill Reese

For me, getting the numbers right--particularly when they are measuring young people's wellbeing--is critically important to how we shape meaningful y...

The Most Effective Salary Negotiation Tactic

Quora | Posted 05.25.2016 | Business

What are some tactics that everyone can use in salary negotiations? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling ques...

How College Kills Purpose

Zach Mercurio | Posted 05.24.2016 | College
Zach Mercurio

Students, by actively choosing for themselves not to try and fit into what society has prescribed for them, may indeed be at the forefront of our species' advancement. They may be the thinkers, innovators, and trailblazers. For they have asked "why." It's time for colleges to do the same.

Presidential Hopefuls -- What About the Millennials?

Jody B. Miller | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics
Jody B. Miller

The Millennials will continue to build, but with experience as their quest and self-reflection as their guide. They will question often and choose roads less travelled. They will remain as varied as the flowers and birds that permeate this great earth.

The Four S's of a Happy Work Life

Quora | Posted 05.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul

How can organizations apply your happiness principles to have a healthy work environment? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network...

What Does a Technical Coach at Facebook Do?

Quora | Posted 05.16.2016 | Technology

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

The Evolving Perception of Human Trafficking: Technology and Fair Labor

Robert J. Benz | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Robert J. Benz

Human trafficking, modern slavery, commercial exploitation. Whatever you call it, Evolving Perceptions is a series of interviews with individuals working to address the issue.

Hey Buddy! My Portfolio is Up Here - A Pocket Guide for Female Entrepreneurs

Shannon McDeez | Posted 05.24.2016 | Women
Shannon McDeez

Discerning the legitimate prospective clients from the posers with ulterior motives. With a contract signed and a plan forming, I sat there swirli...

Women Using the 'Gap Year' to Close the Gender Gap

Gregory Malveaux | Posted 05.10.2016 | Travel
Gregory Malveaux

More and more women are pursuing the gap year, a form of study abroad, as a vehicle to help close what they see as a persistent gap in gender equality in the job market. In fact, sixty-five percent of all American post-secondary students abroad during the 2012-2013 academic year were female. They are aptly using this year abroad to gain skills and knowledge prior to entering American higher education and the workforce.

Six Key Factors to Being a Great Researcher and a Great Leader

Quora | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business

How can a research scientist evolve into being a successful manager/leader? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compell...

The Arts Add Powerful Voice and Vibrancy to Corporate America

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 04.29.2016 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

Fifty years ago, David Rockefeller, Chairman and CEO of the Chase Manhattan Corporation, gave an address to the National Industrial Conference Board (...

From Classroom to Cover Letter: Interview Tips for Graduates Entering the Workforce

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 04.18.2016 | College
Sharon Schweitzer

In about two weeks, college students will leave behind their alma maters for the real world. If your job hunt is about to begin, landing your dream "Nine to Five" can be harder than it looks. Use our job seeking tips to help you put your best foot forward.

The Best Advice for Women in Tech

Quora | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business

What advice would you give to young women who want to pursue a career in tech? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where comp...

Six Surefire Ways to Kill Your Professional Credibility

Quora | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business

What mistakes do people make that hurt their professional credibility? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling q...

While Automation Continues to Drive Manufacturing, Human Elements will Reign Supreme

Vicki Holt | Posted 04.12.2016 | Technology
Vicki Holt

It's no secret that robotics help manufacturers drive efficiency, productivity and quality, particularly for large volume operations. In fact, in the ...

The Best Recipe For a Highly Functioning Design Team

Quora | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business

What are the principles for setting up high-functioning Design teams? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling qu...