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5 Non-Negotiable Soft Skills for STEM Jobs

Mastering highly technical skill sets can be invaluable for anyone seeking to land a STEM job, but there’s a peculiar trend happening in the tech space. Many otherwise prime candidates for important roles are finding themselves ill-equipped when it comes to possessing the fundamental soft skills needed to thrive. This phenomenon has been dubbed the […] Read Article “5 Non-Negotiable Soft Skills for STEM Jobs”

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Lessons from Stephen Colbert’s #FirstSevenJobs

Let’s be honest, you never remember anything like you remember a first. The first time you ride a bike. The first time you fall in love. The first time your infant takes a step. All of our firsts are breathtaking, messy and glorious. Your first job is no exception. That may be why #FirstSevenJobs has […] Read Article “Lessons from Stephen Colbert’s #FirstSevenJobs”

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Sailing through stereotypes

While women like Helena Scutt are making inroads in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers (STEM), they still have a long way to go to share equal representation with their male counterparts in these industries. U.S. Olympian and Athlete Career and Education (ACE) Program participant Helena Scutt believes women and girls should never give up […] Read Article “Sailing through stereotypes”

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8 Lessons Team USA Can Teach Your Team

Soon, Americans will tune into 28 sports in the Rio Summer Olympics and 23 in the Paralympic Games as Team USA takes the world by storm.   No matter the competition, individual or team, each athlete has a team of supporters. Teamwork is essential to an athlete’s quest for gold. With the Olympic Games,  just […] Read Article “8 Lessons Team USA Can Teach Your Team”

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(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Technology Today

Technology is such a ubiquitous part of our daily routine that it’s easy to take for granted the rapid pace of innovation. For some insight into what’s on the horizon, here’s a quick look at five of today’s most important tech industry influencers. Larry Page When it comes to pushing the envelope in technology, Page is […] Read Article “(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Technology Today”

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(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Science Today

Science is a Way of Thinking If the saying seems familiar, you’re probably acquainted with the work of the late Carl Sagan, who helped popularize and explain science to the public. In fact, science is a driving force in today’s culture and economy, from research on sustainability and health to the development of wearable technology […] Read Article “(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Science Today”

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(Almost) Everything You Need To Know About Engineering Today

During the past year, we’ve seen near real-time images from Pluto, watched an autonomous robot on Mars, used voice commands for our smart phones, taken photos with drones, and, remarkably, managed most of this via wireless connections on mobile devices and tablets. One of the common denominators of all this cool technology is engineering. Whether […] Read Article “(Almost) Everything You Need To Know About Engineering Today”

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5 Things The House Sit-In Taught Us About Negotiation in the Workplace

Following the recent Orlando nightclub shooting, lawmakers entered into a fray of debate over gun control, and most recently, rebellion in the House. June 23rd marked day-two of a sit-in led by House democrats who are demanding progress for gun-control law adjustments. Earlier this week, four gun control bills failed to pass in Congress, which […] Read Article “5 Things The House Sit-In Taught Us About Negotiation in the Workplace”

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Think on Your Feet When You’re “Rolling in the Deep”

This may come as a shock, but Adele can teach us much more than just how to stay in contact with our exes. As of recent, Adele has been forgetting the lyrics to her songs. Before you laugh, she’s used her blunders to make her fans love her even more. It’s easy to judge but think […] Read Article “Think on Your Feet When You’re “Rolling in the Deep””

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Redefining a Life: Transitioning out of professional sports

Elite athletes spend countless hours over the course of years on the training necessary to develop their skills. The trophies, medals, awards and recognition help to define who they are. So we must wonder, what happens when an athlete decides to leave professional sports? How do you determine “what’s next? The Moment You Decide This […] Read Article “Redefining a Life: Transitioning out of professional sports”