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Yes, we have a large gathering once a month, hosted by different departments to "come together" and chat. Some really timely and great ideas for posters just don't make it the cut. SHAME! I though this was one of my greatest ideas all year. ;) My fi...

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How would you deal with the likelihood that robots and automation will likely lead to many people losing their jobs? For Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, the answer is straightforward: tax the robots. In an interview with Quartz, Gates argues that t...

You probably have some tasks you do on the weekend to get ready for the week ahead, which can make your time off less enjoyable. Pack those tasks into a “power hour” on Sundays so you can make the most of your weekend and still have a smooth star...

When I was a recruiter, I was asked a lot of smart questions that made me say, “Wow, this candidate is on top of her game.” But I also heard a lot that made me wonder who the person had taken interview advice from—or if that person had ever sou...

You’re in the break room when a coworker suddenly says something that seems to attack the core of your being. Resist the urge to fire back, and respond like this instead.Read more...

I had a great lunch today with an old friend of mine. We used to work together and he was a couple of decades older than I was, so today he’s actually starting to see retirement on the short term horizon. He was interested in what my life was like...