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Why Now Is the Time for “Open Innovation”

Amidst the gloom and doom of the early months of the Covid-19 crisis, something surprisingly uplifting started to happen: Companies began to come together to work openly at an unprecedented level, putting the ability to create value before the opportunity to make a buck. The German multinational Siemens, for instance,...

Forbes AGAIN Ranks 180 Engineering as the Top Specialized Engineering Recruiting Firm

Recruiting engineers and other technical talent has become an increasingly specialized proposition, and 180 Engineering continues to rise to the challenge. 180 Engineering, a talent acquisition firm focused exclusively on filling engineering and IT roles, was once again ranked as the top specialized engineering recruiting firm on Forbes’ 2020 America’s...

How to Prepare Your Virtual Teams for the Long Haul

Before the pandemic, there were no playbooks for how to convert a co-located team to 100% virtual in a matter of days and we’re finding in our research that the conversion process — and the results — has differed substantially from team to team, even within the same organization. This...

Productive Remote Workers Do These 5 Simple Things Every Day

Posted on FastCompany.com article written by Elizabeth Grace Saunders As certain workers are beginning to return to the office, some are thrilled to have regained an environment more conducive to their personal productivity. For some, the office has fewer distractions and just makes it easier to get work done, particularly...

How the Coronavirus Crisis Is Redefining Jobs

The outbreak of Covid-19 has forced organizations into perhaps the most significant social experiment of the future of work in action, with work from home and social distancing policies radically changing the way we work and interact. But the impact on work is far more profound than just changing where people work;...

New 3D Printed Nasal Swab Provides Better Accuracy than Current COVID-19 Testing Standard in Initial Study

Metal and carbon fiber additive manufacturing machinery maker Markforged, has announced that it is partnering with Neurophotometrics, a maker of scientific optical instruments, to produce Fiberflex Rayon, a 3D printed nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs for use in diagnostic testing for COVID-19. According to the companies, the new 3D printed swabs successfully detected the...

How to Tell Your Story on LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn page is often the centerpiece of your online career persona, yet most of us barely consider what we’re offering there. We serve up a motley buffet of achievements, experiences, identities, missions, and passions for readers to shovel through. Or we go the other way and set a sparse...

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