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Diversity: The “Readily Solvable Issue” That’s Not Getting Solved

Apple just hired its first vice president of inclusion and diversity. In announcing the appointment, Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, called diversity a “readily solvable issue.” 437 more words


Wall Street's workforce is slowly and relentlessly shrinking

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

It’s relentless.

Every year, the number of bankers and traders employed by the largest banks on Wall Street shrinks a little. Headcount across investment banking, equities and fixed-income trading at the top 12 banks dropped by 1,900 from the first quarter of 2016 to the first quarter of 2017, a fall of 3%, according to new data from industry consultant Coalition.  52 more words

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N.B. Multicultural Council launches loan program for immigrants working outside previous profession

The New Brunswick Multicultural Council (NBMC) has launched an initiative to help immigrants receive the training required to bridge the gap between their previous work experience and the ability to work in that field in Canada. 311 more words


Take Time Off -- Technology Can Wait.

This is the very first time in my career as a college professor that I decided to take three full months off from work. After ten years of working during Summer months, either as a full-time faculty member seeking tenure or as a higher education administrator, I can assure you that completely disengaging from your academic job has tremendous benefits. 99 more words