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Intel VP Offers Advice to Aspiring Female Engineers

Sandra Lopez, Intel vice president leading Intel's efforts for the digitization and personalization of sports, possesses a wealth of hard-won knowledge about being a woman working for a technology company. She recently shared four pieces of wisdom with IEEE GlobalSpec's Engineering360.

Publish date: 05/01/2018

Mentoring 102: Getting the Most from a Mentor (and a Mentee)

A satisfying and successful mentorship starts with a good match between mentor and mentee, continues with setting realistic goals, expectations and boundaries, and progresses with thoughtful attention and nurturing.

Publish date: 05/01/2018

Tips for Reducing Your Workplace Carbon Footprint

While your attempts at reducing your carbon footprint at home are going well as you recycle and minimize packaging there, those efforts can be undone as soon as you set foot at work.

Publish date: 04/30/2018

Achieving Productivity in the Workplace: Part 1

Productivity in the workplace is difficult to maintain, especially when bombarded with endless meetings, emails and calls, not to mention new projects and other assignments on top of an already overflowing work “plate.”

Publish date: 04/30/2018

Ten Cities Where Women See Career Success

As of February 2018, the U.S Department of Labor reports that nearly 47 percent of the American workforce is female. Where can nearly half the workforce find success? Real estate company SmartAsset recently released some findings on which American cities women could look to.

Publish date: 04/27/2018

Noise in the Workplace

Publishing their findings in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, researchers estimate that 41 million U.S. workers are affected by workplace noise.

Publish date: 04/23/2018

Being Nice Isn’t Enough: For Workplace Success, You Also Need to Be Intelligent

It isn’t enough to just be a nice person to get ahead in the workplace. You also need to be intelligent, says research from the Universities of Bristol, Minnesota and Heidelberg.

Publish date: 04/23/2018

Can’t Sleep? Behave Better at Work

Workers pay for their bad behavior during the workday with insomnia or poor sleep at night. A group of University of Iowa researchers reached this conclusion after three studies with a test group of 600 U.S. and Chinese workers.

Publish date: 04/20/2018

Will Salary History Bans Boost Women’s Salaries?

Positive change for women's salary equality is gaining momentum from a combination of local legislation and a signal US Appeals Court ruling handed down on April 9, 2018, that forbids employers from asking interviewees about their salary histories.

Publish date: 04/20/2018

Your Job Might Be Killing You

Jeffrey Pfeffer, Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford, believes that workplace stress (e.g., long hours, lack of health insurance, high demands) is killing employees.

Publish date: 04/17/2018