This Salvadoran-American Woman’s Construction Company Is On Pace to Make Its First Million in Profit

Jennifer Ramos thought she had her life figured out after graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in public policy. But then, her father lost his job, and she was thrust into the role of breadwinner for her family. To ensure her family’s well-being, she launched Jen Contracting Group, LLC – a construction business that placed her in a male-dominated industry. Currently, she’s on pace to bring in $1 million in revenue from her construction firm in 2018. Continue reading This Salvadoran-American Woman’s Construction Company Is On Pace to Make Its First Million in Profit

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Nadia Hamilton was inspired to launch MagnusCards by her brother with autism

This tech designer’s new app is a video game for individuals with cognitive needs

When 30-year-old app designer Nadia Hamilton was growing up, she noticed that her younger brother Troy, who was and is living with autism, needed support in completing everyday tasks. Brushing teeth and getting dressed were especially difficult. Continue reading Nadia Hamilton was inspired to launch MagnusCards by her brother with autism

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Meet The Mom And Economist Who’s Fed 100,000 Children (And Counting)

It was 2007, the beginning of the Great Recession, a dark time for America and the rest of the world — something Lori Mabardi studied up close and every day. She was working as a researcher and economist in real estate. Her job was tracking the economy and telling the story of the housing crisis to help her clients make smart real estate decisions.   Continue reading Meet The Mom And Economist Who’s Fed 100,000 Children (And Counting)

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Understanding The Deeper Stories Of Women Execs In Tech

Three months ago, ex-Google employee James Damore published his highly criticized manifesto about why women are not biologically fit for tech roles.  In doing so, he unintentionally did women a favor.  He created a lightning rod that has brought unprecedented attention to the struggles of women in technology and encouraged droves of women to find the courage to come forward with their stories of sexual harassment, discriminatory hiring practicesunequal pay, and more. Continue reading Understanding The Deeper Stories Of Women Execs In Tech

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One Band One Sound – A Musical Path to Secure Your Brand’s Reputation

By Kenton Clarke

Founder & Social Entrepreneur | Omnikal

A Unified Sound Develops a Lasting Memory

The topic on many corporate minds today and conversations inside corporate teams is one of brand reputation and brand rescue. The most recent examples of message confusion, message delusion and brand salvage have been seen in the form of national ad campaigns, employee communication and corporate leaders’ far-reaching statements. Diversity and Inclusion. These two words are the running theme for the examples mentioned. Continue reading One Band One Sound – A Musical Path to Secure Your Brand’s Reputation

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Are You A Manager? Ways to improve your employees’ work-life balance

Workers’ ability to juggle the demands of the office and home is on the upswing, with those in charge greatly aiding the cause, new research suggests. In the Robert Half Management Resources survey, the majority of professionals (52 percent) said their work-life balance has improved from three years ago. Nine in 10 respondents (91 percent) reported their manager is very or somewhat supportive of their efforts to achieve this balance, and 74 percent said their boss sets a good or even excellent example.
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