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 …

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Work From Home? Here’s How to Keep Work From Taking Over Your Personal Life

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Working from home can be amazing (can you say “zero commute?”). But when your home is also your office, separating your work life and your personal life can be a challenge. And without that separation, it can be easy for …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
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Practical Advice for Transgender and Nonbinary Folks Navigating the Job Search

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The job search can be stressful for anyone. You have to find a company you like offering a position you’re qualified for (and will hopefully enjoy!), and then you have to submit your application, reach out to your potential references, …

By S.E. Fleenor - The Muse
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The Gender Pay Gap and What You Can Do About It

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Women are paid 80 cents for every dollar paid to men.

Women have made great strides toward equality with men in both their personal and their professional lives. There is, however, a glaring lack of action and change …

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AI 101: The Business Benefits of Machine Learning

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Artificial intelligence has been around since at least the 1950s, but it’s only in the past few years that it’s become ubiquitous. Companies we interact with every day— Amazon, Facebook, and Google—have fully embraced AI. It powers product recommendations, maps, …

By Jaxson Khan - Springboard
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5 Things Every Veteran Should Do Before Leaving the Military

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Despite the military’s best efforts, when it comes to transitioning out, the experience is usually rushed and chaotic. Here are a few things that you can do before you get out to help make the process a little smoother and …

By Courtney Wilson - Springboard
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AI for Social Good: 7 Inspiring Examples

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Over the past decade, rapid advancements have made it possible for AI systems to do things we once only dreamed about. However, much of the hype around AI and machine learning tends to focus on its potential for business, productivity, …

By CJ Haughey - Springboard
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Military Transitions: A Soldier’s Path to AI

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Growing up, I wanted to be a politician. Solving problems and enacting solutions that could have a real societal benefit was very appealing to me.

Everything seemed to be on track: I studied political science in college and scored a …

By Jon Shepard - Springboard
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How to Receive a Fair Salary

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It’s time to look for a new job. That could mean you’ve finally earned your degree and been certified, or you’re relocating, or you just don’t see a way to grow in your current job. There are a lot …

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