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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

Best Employers in the World: LinkedIn Survey Published

This just in: LinkedIn’s annual survey of the best places to work in the US, the UK, Australia, India, France, Germany and many more countries.

Publish date: 06/15/2017

Lack of Installers Slows Solar Expansion

Burgeoning growth in demand for solar panel installers is creating a significant labor shortage in the industry. The labor shortage in turn limits expansion, increases recruitment and training costs, and can lead to more botched or substandard installations.

Publish date: 06/15/2017

Is a Managerial Path Good for Women in Engineering?

A recent article examines a paradox: promoting women in engineering organizations can produce more gender disparity, rather than alleviating the situation.

Publish date: 06/15/2017