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Walmart Offices to use Facebook’s Slack Competitor

The largest employer in the United States is now using an enterprise version of software from America’s most popular social network. Walmart recently signed up as a customer of Facebook’s interoffice communication platform, Workplace.

Publish date: 10/10/2017

 
Attracting Millenials

In an industry fraught with high turn-over rates and a limited talent pool, high-tech employers are all vying for the tech-savvy millennial.

Publish date: 10/10/2017

 
Bridge Program for Aspiring Engineers Saves Time, Money

NYU has a new kind of bridge program for career-changers without an engineering degree. The program, dubbed The Bridge to NYU Tandon, leads to master’s degrees in four areas: bioinformatics, computer engineering, computer science and cybersecurity.

Publish date: 10/10/2017

 
Interviewing Your Potential Employer...and Your Competition

Preparing to be a job interviewee should also have you preparing to be the job interviewer, according to a new hiring trend gaining popularity in some industries.

Publish date: 10/10/2017

 
Virtual Reality Teaches Veterans to Develop Interview Skills

Can practice with a virtual reality (VR) system really hone job interview skills? Military veterans in Los Angeles are answering that question with a big thumbs-up.

Publish date: 10/04/2017

 
How to be a Good Coworker

There are many benefits to enjoying the company of those you work with. Aside from creating possibly meaningful friendships, good work relationships make you a better employee. You’re much more likely to be happier at work, more engaged and more productive overall. We’ll show you how to be a good office mate.

Publish date: 10/03/2017

 
Welcome to the Workforce, Generation Z!

As the much-discussed millennial settles into the workforce, a new generation of workers is gearing up to join them.

Publish date: 10/02/2017

 
Tips for a Healthy Work Space

The workplace can oftentimes leave us feeling not-so-great. With its typically drab walls, recirculated air and constant sitting, eight hours can you leave you feeling less than productive and not-so-healthy. Now, a recent study has come up with a few tips for feeling better at the office. And it all starts at your desk.

Publish date: 10/02/2017

 
Emojis: Suitable for Workplace Communications?

With a variety of emojis available to represent your every feeling—creeping in and out of our daily communications to express wonder, fear, relief, sadness, etc.—it should come as no surprise that their use in business communications has sparked debate.

Publish date: 09/25/2017

 
Fewer Millennial Women in STEM?

Several surprising and disturbing trends revealed in a recent Population Reference Bureau report indicate that young women in the United States no longer experience the improvements in well-being that baby-boom generation women experienced. This decline is affecting millennial participation in STEM-oriented careers.

Publish date: 09/21/2017