Author Archives: uConnect

Who’s Hiring? 7 Orgs Working with Children

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Nelson Mandela once said, “The true character of society is revealed in how it treats its children.” When you help a child, you’re not only helping them in that moment, but shaping how they’ll view the world as they grow. …

By Janet Reyes - Idealist Careers
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Nurse Practitioner Specialties Explained

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The modern healthcare world has expanded vastly in recent history to offer quality and comprehensive care to patients of all ages and all demographics like never before. We know more and can do more to promote the best …

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How Apziva’s Director of AI broke into Machine Learning

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We interviewed Apziva’s Director of AI & Springboard mentor, Semih Yagcioglu. Here are our key takeaways — diving into how Semih broke into Machine Learning, his role managing a team of engineers & researchers, and his advice for students getting started …

By Julia Anghel - Springboard
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How Can I Break into the Human Resources Field with Only a Bachelor’s Degree and No Experience?

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Renee from Harrison College asks:

“How can I get my foot in the door in Human Resources with my Bachelors and no experience in this area?  I have been searching now for over a year after being informed by my …

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From a Young Age, Eren and Fatih Ozmen Dreamed of Space—Now They’re Co-Owners of a Global Leader in Aerospace and Defense

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Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) President and co-owner Eren Ozmen first came to the United States by herself at age 23 to earn her MBA after graduating from college in Turkey. When she arrived in the United States, Eren spoke little …

By Liam Berry - WayUp Guide
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Building the Rural Physician Workforce: The International Medical Graduate (IMG) on a J-1 Visa

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Those in the primary care sphere predict physician shortages could reach north of 50,000 physicians by 2032. With just 9% of physicians practicing in rural communities where 25% make up the US population, rural recruiters must consider additional solutions …

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5 Steps to Disclosing an Invisible Disability at Work

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Once upon a time, I had a high-level job at a national magazine. I was up for a promotion to editor-in-chief and was invited to lunch with the company’s VP. He was a tall guy with legs as long as …

By Dibs Baer - The Muse
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20 Must-Listen UX Design Podcasts

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There is no shortage of user experience and design resources to learn from. From reading UX blogs to learning lessons from other UX designers to watching TED Talks, the options are plentiful. One additional resource to add to the mix …

By Masooma Memon - Springboard
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What I’ve Learned First-Hand About Getting Ahead at Work With a Speech Impediment

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“Did you forget your name?” someone asked me at a networking event for marketing professionals a few years ago after it took me almost a minute to say it.

“No, I stutter,” I politely replied.

“Oh my gosh. I’m so …

By Samuel Dunsiger - The Muse
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How Leadership Development Programs Are Advancing Women In Tech

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For the first time in US history, female representation in the workforce has reached nearly 50 percent. That’s a stark difference from 1950, when it was less than a third. And that’s not all that has changed: Since 1982, women …

By Liam Berry - WayUp Guide
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