100+ Icebreaker Questions—So You’ll Never Have to Think of a “Fun” Fact Again

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How many times have you been in a meeting or new group setting and had to share a “fun” fact about yourself? After a while, it gets pretty tiring. If you struggle when put on the spot, it might even cause …

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Want to Fix Tech’s Gender Gap? Start by Listening to These Women

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In 2018, Amazon scrapped its in-house applicant tracking system because of one major flaw: it didn’t like resumes containing the word “women,” so if an applicant listed “mentoring women entrepreneurs” as one of their achievements, they were out of luck. …

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Coronavirus Pandemic Workforce Changes That Will Stick Around During 2021

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The Covid-19 pandemic upended every aspect of normal livelihood around the globe. Things shifted to sometimes unrecognizable extents overnight. In response to lockdown measures, companies have made significant efforts to adapt.

2020 brought WFH front and center. Future Forum research

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Tax Planning for Physicians and Their Families

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**Editor’s Note: Although the author of this article, Faith Coleman, is an accomplished physician and writer, she is not a tax professional. The content within this article is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute …

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The Dreaded Long-Winded Interviewee

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**Editor’s Note: At the time of this posting, March 16th 2021, it is Healthcare Human Resources Week. For more resources on asking helpful questions in the interview process, check out our comprehensive list here: 

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6 Tips for Being an Effective Manager During the Pandemic

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The uncertainty and stress caused by the Covid-19 pandemic can put a great strain on employees. Work quality and quantity can suffer, and employees can experience increased anxiety, depression, and fear. To be sure, it can be difficult to know …

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Networking While Remote | How Professionals of Color Can Stay Connected During the Pandemic

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You may have heard at least one of these sayings throughout the course of your career: “It isn’t what you know but who you know” and “Your network is your net worth.”

Ring any bells? Having access to the right …

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Should You Go to Grad School? 5 Things to Consider in the COVID Era

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During times of economic weakness or uncertainty, many graduate programs see their applications swell. There are already signs that the economic strain brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will drive the same kind of increased interest in graduate school.

While …

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How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search

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When you’re writing a resume, your education and past jobs are far from the only things that matter. The truth is, the past experiences and skills that employers care about can come from a number of places. And particularly when …

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What is Ableism? | Confronting Ableism in the Workplace

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Despite the significant number of people living with disability across the U.S.—and the world at large—widespread misconceptions about disability can cause ableist language and behavior to proliferate.

But what is ableism, and how does it play out in the …

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