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Women in STEM(M): Some Numbers

Looking at the number of male and female authors listed on over 10 million academic papers, researchers from the University of Melbourne were able to calculate the gender gap among researchers across science and medicine.

Publish date: 05/14/2018

Couples Making the Same Amount of Income More Likely to Marry, Stay Together

The keys to any successful marriage, as most experts will tell you, are factors such as open communication, shared objectives, laughter … and equal pay?

Publish date: 05/14/2018

Do This to Retain New Hires

Organizations who poorly handle the onboarding process are more likely to see new hires move on to new opportunities sooner rather than later, according to a survey by machine-learning software vendor Digitate.

Publish date: 05/09/2018

Is Blockchain in Your Future?

The supply of relevant blockchain skills lags considerably behind demand in the job market: 14 jobs await every blockchain developer,

Publish date: 05/08/2018

The Good and the Bad of Workplace Anxiety

Being too worried about your job, according to the research, can drain you more quickly, which will inevitably affect performance. Yet, worrying just enough so that you distribute your energy more efficiently can help improve workplace performance because you are not too comfortable with the task.

Publish date: 05/07/2018

Achieving Productivity in the Workplace: Part 2

Part 2 of Achieving Productivity in the Workplace

Publish date: 05/07/2018

Standing Desks Revisited: Worth Using After All?

Research at UCLA discovered that test subjects who stood more have thicker medial temporal lobes. Does this mean that standing desks are worth using?

Publish date: 05/04/2018

Will an Avatar Robot Be Your Next Work Colleague?

The latest advance in telepresence technology could fill vacant jobs in the not-too-distant future. Avatar robots empower people to be two places at once, virtually.

Publish date: 05/03/2018

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