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Want to Learn New Skills for the Digital Era? Join IEEE Education Week 

Remote work and digital transformation are rapidly reshaping the workplace. They are also creating demand for organizations to hire professionals with modern digital skills, particularly, skills like cloud and data management. “In today’s hybrid work world, digital skills are becoming a requirement for employees across businesses— and moving forward, employers will be looking to fill […]

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Four Areas to Focus Your Digital Transformation Efforts After the Pandemic 

The COVID-19 pandemic forced thousands of organizations around the world to undergo rapid digital transformation as they shifted to remote work. In the process, it upended many long-held assumptions on how businesses should operate. ​​“Digital transformation is less of a digital problem than it is a transformation problem,” George Westerman, principal research scientist for workforce […]

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Three Simple Steps to Becoming a Better Leader

Managers promoted for their technical knowledge sometimes lack the soft skills vital for them to be effective leaders who inspire and foster commitment among their teams. With the right training, these managers can grow to become strong, well rounded leaders. How Can You Become A Better Leader? The difference between an effective leader and one […]

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Four Ways To Make “Invisible” Leadership Transitions Easier

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the way businesses operate, forcing thousands of organizations to digitize their workforces. In the process, job transitions have exploded, and many managers are undergoing major shifts in their roles and responsibilities. In some cases, these leadership transitions are transparent while coming with new titles and job descriptions. Many transitions, however, […]

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Why Leaders Must Embrace Digital Transformation to Succeed

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many organizations around the world to digitize their workforces. As the pandemic continues and remote work becomes the new norm for many organizations, leaders who fail to effectively transition into the digital realm may struggle. However, there are steps they can take to adopt the increasingly digital workspace and become […]

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Four Ways Organizations Can Foster Career Growth for Women in STEM

It’s no secret that women who work in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM) on average face greater obstacles than their male peers. Not only are women underrepresented in these fields, they are also frequently paid less, sidelined to junior positions, and are more likely than their male partners to sacrifice their careers after having […]

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Why Women in Tech Favor Companies With Strong Diversity Goals

This month, for the first time in history, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry has gone exclusively to two women. French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American scientist Jennifer Doudna were jointly awarded the prize for their work on Crispr-Cas9, a revolutionary DNA editing technique.  “This technology has utterly transformed the way we do research in basic […]

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How To Counter Harmful Gender Stereotypes in Engineering

The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to take a disproportionate toll on women in the workforce. According to a recent report from Rapid Research Information Forum, women, compared to men, are likely spending more time taking care of family members, causing them to experience more disruptions to their work. The report’s findings are based on gender […]

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