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How Unified Communications Can Improve Workplace Equality

Earlier this year, Weber Shandwich released its first Gender Forward Pioneer (GFP) 2016 Index, reporting on senior management gender distribution in Fortune 500 companies. And unfortunately, women only make up 10.9 percent of senior management teams.
 
But they also found that companies with higher social regard have twice as many women in senior management roles than companies with weak reputations. ...




5 Ways To Set Better Mental Work-Life Boundaries

A  few years back I landed what I thought was my “dream” job. Since the age of ten, I dreamt of being in the role I was in, doing the work I was doing. To make things even better, as a new hire I was earning roughly 25% more than my fellow colleagues who had been with the company for over two. ...




7 Productivity Tips to Help You Accomplish Your Biggest Goals

Working towards your objectives can be daunting, but this young founder says that "the antidote to stress is a plan."
 
As a young entrepreneur who says her mission is to help others reach their potential, Caroline Ghosn understands the link between happiness and doing work that is of value. ...




How To Help Your Employees Get Heart Healthy

Cardiovascular disease is your employees’ biggest health threat. In fact, according to the American Heart Association’s (AHA) “2016 Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics Update,” heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 and No. ...




Career Advice for Veterans at ISU

Military service provides remarkable opportunities to develop knowledge, skills, and character traits that civilian employers highly value.  Most veterans have no difficulty with the employment process, and data collected by ISU Career Services indicates that as a population, veterans have an above average placement rate. ...




6 Benefits of Coworking With Strangers

Freelancers and contractor writers operate as independent entrepreneurs, but that arrangement doesn't have to mean creating entirely in a vacuum. Gathering with other freelancers in a coworking environment can benefit professionals as well as their products. ...




What Blue Collar Workers Should Know About Their Rights

When you work a blue collar position, chances are, you may be your only advocate when it comes to a larger corporation. Even if you're in a union, you're the only person who understands what goes on in your position and at your company on a day-to-day basis. ...




The Invisible Veterans

Women are the fastest growing veteran population, with 2.2 million women veterans representing every branch of the military living nationwide, a number that is expected to double over the next ten years. That’s ten percent of the current veteran population. ...




The Only Career Advice You Need For 2017

“The indispensable employee brings humanity and connection and art to her organization. She is the key player, the one who’s difficult to live without, the person you can build something around.” Seth Godin
Buckle your seat belt and here we grow… in the next few minutes we’ll map out the path to ensure you reach your goals for the upcoming year. ...




Home Depot and GallopNYC Join Forces to Help Vets with PTSD

Out of nearly 19 million veterans living in the United States, anywhere from two to six million of them suffer from PTSD. 11-20 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans reportedly have the condition.
 
GallopNYC, a therapeutic horsemanship program in New York City, has been doing its part to help people with disabilities since 2007, from children with autism to veterans with PTSD. ...