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4 ways to cultivate greater diversity in your business
Entrepreneur
When Frito-Lay's Hispanic employee affinity group provided input for a new guacamole-flavored chip, the result was a new $100 million product. And while creating a more diverse employee base probably won't add nine figures to your bottom line, it could put you more in tune with more potential customers. "If everyone looks the same and thinks the same [in your business], you're probably missing out on some important opportunities," says Mason Donovan, co-author of "The Inclusion Dividend: Why Investing in Diversity & Inclusion Pays Off."
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The 5 Cs of great leaders
Tech Cocktail
What does "executive comportment" really mean, and how do you qualify for it? The following are the "five Cs" that are key ingredients defining it, and they can be useful when looking for co-founders and other team leaders.
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The Department of Chemistry of the University of Kentucky invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level. The first position combines computational chemistry with other areas of research. The research area for the second position is open, but we are specifically interested in candidates whose research activities will complement and strengthen existing strengths at UK, such as materials, energy, or biological/pharmaceutical chemistry. For more information, please visit http://chem.as.uky.edu/chem-faculty-positions.
 


Why students study STEM
Inside Higher Ed
Exposure to math and science has a bigger impact on students' intent to major in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics field than does math achievement, according to a study published in the October issue of the American Educational Research Journal.
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Why 'thought diversity' is the future of the workplace
Business Insider
The future of workplace diversity is here, and it's not what you think. In fact, it's how you think. While we've long known that gender, race, and cultural diversity create better organizations, the newest workplace frontier is all about our minds. According to a recent study by consulting and professional services company Deloitte, cultivating "diversity of thought" at your business can boost innovation and creative problem solving.
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STEM program exceeding goals at Arizona high school
Arizona Republic
High school sophomore Jocelyn Alvar of Chandler, Ariz., plans to become a pediatric cardiologist. She was inspired by her own heart surgery last year. Her other career interest is neurology, and regardless of which medical field she pursues, she’s getting a head start by working toward her school's diploma in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.
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Beyond LinkedIn: Why you need your own website for a job search
Forbes
If you're looking for a job, you likely know that you need aLinkedIn profile, an updated resumé and a compelling cover letter. But have you thought about adding a personal website to the mix? A website just might give you the edge you need in a crowded and competitive job market. It's also a smart strategy for freelancers and consultants who want to snare gigs.
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LSU's STEM minority graduates stay steady
The Daily Reveille
Although national trends highlight small numbers of minority students graduating in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — fields, Louisiana State University can is boasting higher numbers thanks to growth in outreach programs.
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The need for women and minorities in STEM
The Huffington Post
"I was recently reminded why I chose to be an engineer in the first place by the Smithsonian infographic on 'Where a STEM Education Can Take You,'" Cecilia Corral writes. "The infographic cites, 'Forty-nine percent of female STEM college students say they chose their field because of a desire to make a difference.' I definitely fell in that 49 percent."
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