“Marfa Martians” beat out thousands of students to send their experiment to space

Marfa, Texas — The stars at night are big and bright in Marfa, Texas. Inspired by cosmos, Colette Fowlkes, Ashley Marquez, Charlotte Browning, Daniela Fernandez, Madison Cash and Mabel Melgaard — all 10 and 11-years-old — decided to aim for the stars and enter a nationwide science contest. Continue reading “Marfa Martians” beat out thousands of students to send their experiment to space

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Ever Heard of a Letter of Interest? It Could Score You a Job at Your Dream Company

By Jenny Foss

You’re dying to work for Company X. I mean, it’s basically your life’s mission: Work for Company X. You love their products, their brand, and just about everything you hear about them. And while you visit their careers page nearly every day, you’ve yet to find an open role that’s just right for your skills, experience, and career goals. What should you do? Continue reading Ever Heard of a Letter of Interest? It Could Score You a Job at Your Dream Company

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Tackling the glass ceiling

“Only 6 percent of the Fortune 500 companies are run by women.” -Recruiter 

The term ‘glass ceiling’ was coined by Marilyn Loden, an American writer and management consultant, in 1978 during a panel discussion about women’s aspirations.

Forty years later businesses worldwide have made great strides when it comes to gender parity. Yet the glass ceiling metaphor continues to symbolize an enduring barrier faced by women in the workplace.

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