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They Want You Back: A Push Against Remote Employees

Many companies have embraced flexibility in the workplace, either through scheduling, laid back dress code or allowing remote work. However, a recent surge of big companies taking a step back on allowing employees to work from home is bucking that trend.

Publish date: 08/02/2017

 
Would You Let Your Employer Microchip You?

Three Square Market, based in River Falls, Wisconsin, says they plan on about 50 employees taking advantage of this voluntary technology. The company says the chips are about the size of a grain of rice and will be implanted under the skin between the thumb and forefinger.

Publish date: 07/31/2017

 
Future of Women in STEM Fields Improving

While men continue to dominate STEM-related fields—earning STEM degrees at a far greater rate than women—new research suggests that this phenomena may be changing.

Publish date: 07/27/2017

 
Crowdsourcing a Company: Is It Feasible?

Could the future of work look a bit like a sophisticated flash mob? Two Stanford University faculty members suggest that it’s possible to put together a virtual group of strangers that can successfully fulfill a complex business mission.

Publish date: 07/20/2017

 
Female-Led Tech Start-Ups Employ More Women Than Larger Companies

Tech start-ups with at least one female founder employ more women than some of the nation’s largest tech companies, according to a recent study.

Publish date: 07/17/2017

 
Respectfully Declining a Job Offer

Let’s say you’re on the hunt for a new job. The process can be exhausting and you’re likely to hear a lot more no than yes. But a few days after an interview, you get the call – complete with a job offer. However, something doesn’t feel quite right. How do you decline respectfully while also being honest?

Publish date: 07/14/2017

 
Salary Negotiations Part Two: More Tips

Part two offers even more tips for negotiating a salary.

Publish date: 07/05/2017

 
Should You Tell Your Current Boss You Are Job Searching?

There’s an old adage about job searching. It’s often said that it is easier to find a job when you have a job. But how do you approach the task of finding a new job while still employed? While every situation is different, here are some tips and tricks for how to approach the search and transition.

Publish date: 07/05/2017

 
Salary Negotiations Part 1: Some Tips

Part one of the article offers helpful tips to negotiate salary.

Publish date: 06/28/2017

 
What's a Master's Degree Worth?

Is a master’s degree in engineering worth the price? A recent US News and World Report article took a look at advanced degrees that could position a graduate with in-demand skills.

Publish date: 06/20/2017