Beth Owen

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Discovering Where You Come Alive in Your Work and Life

I’m currently reading Todd Henry’s newest book <i>Louder Than Words: Harness the Power of Your Authentic Voice.</i> In it he suggests doing an exercise …

How Your Career Is Determined By Your Personality Type [Infographic]

Goodbye Myers-Briggs, Hello Vitru Personality Assessment - Vitru

Humans like to categorize. We synthesize data and place the information into named boxes in our minds. A handy adaptation to quickly fathom the world …

Psychology

Martin O'Malley: My promise on guns, NRA

<b>(CNN) —</b> For far too long, Democrats have been too afraid to stand up to the gun lobby.<p>It's time for that to change. If I am elected president, I will make reducing and preventing gun violence one of my 15 goals to rebuild the American dream. And right now, I am putting forward a comprehensive …

How photosynthesis inspires solar power research | @GrrlScientist

Plants capture sunlight and turn it into starch. Scientists are now adapting the photosynthetic process to improve the way we harness solar energy<p>The impacts that people have upon the global environment has been a concern to scientists for more than 100 years. These impacts are due, in large part, …

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Costa Rica is now running completely on renewable energy

Costa Rica is running without having to burn a single fossil fuel, and it’s been doing so for 75 straight days.<p>Thanks to some heavy rainfall this year, Costa Rica’s hydropower plants alone are generating nearly enough electricity to power the entire country. With a boost from geothermal, solar, and …

Renewable Energy

A solar revolution is coming

One day, while your car sits in the parking lot, its windows might recharge the electric battery.<p>Photovoltaic cells might no longer be confined to rooftops, as windows could become surfaces from which to harness the sun's rays. Soon, the screen on your smartphone might also power the device …

'Mega' floating solar power plants open in Japan

Two floating solar power plants capable of providing electricity for 1,000 homes have been completed in Japan.<p>Solar power is booming in Japan; the …

Renewable Energy

The Tiny House Powered Only by Wind and Sun

At last, a micro-cottage for people who don’t want to figure out electrical wiring and plumbing.<p>In theory, I support the tiny-house lifestyle. I would enjoy the opportunity to live on a lonesome plain somewhere, with only the stars and many insects for company. I’m sure I could find a way to …

Paper-thin 3D printed solar cells to provide affordable electricity for unlit rural areas

Jun 29, 2015 | By Simon<p>Thanks to a recent surge of interest surrounding various alternative energy sources and technologies including Elon Musk’s …

A breakthrough in solar energy technology

Scientists in Switzerland announced a clean-energy breakthrough on Wednesday; a cheaper, solar technology that splits water molecules to create …

Clean Energy

Perovskite technology could slash solar energy payback time

It could be serious payback time for solar energy following the publication of a study which claims that by replacing silicon panels with perovskite …

12 reasons this is a terrible CV for a mid-level employee

You can have all the experience in the world, but if your CV or résumé doesn’t stand out — or if it does for the wrong reasons — nobody will take the …

Your Résumé Will Probably Need The Help Of This Résumé Angel

Booty69@gmail.com? Maybe not the best contact info.<p>Booty69@gmail.com? Maybe not the best contact info.<p>Writing your résumé is super boring, but it is essential to adulting. And that's why this nice résumé angel has decided to help you create the best resume possible.<p>For instance, deep down, you may …

Buffalo Woman Hands Out Résumés on Street, Earns Over a Dozen Offers

Carrie Kemeling doesn’t look like the regular kind of person you see on the streets standing next to a sign. But she was looking for work just the …

Typography Experts Say This is the Optimal Font for Your Résumé

Typography Experts Say This is the Optimal Font for Your Résumé

Résumés

Beyond Helvetica: 9 More Résumé Fonts That Stand Out, According To Designers

Times New Roman -- the font found in 12-point size on term papers everywhere -- has officially been snubbed. According to an article on Bloomberg Business, the typeface is a big no-no for résumé, along with the flowery Zaphino and the comically wonky Comic Sans. Instead, the author urges readers to …

On the job hunt? Break these four résumé rules.

Make your résumé stand out to HR by breaking these four résumé rules. For example, if you have been working for decades, ignore the one-page résumé …

Employment

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Graphic Designer’s Quirky Illustrated Résumé Shows Off Her Artistic Skills

<b>Based in</b> Monterrey, Mexico, freelance graphic designer Rocío Treviño has created a pretty, eye-catching CV that also serves as a showcase of her …

Write a Resume Summary That'll Stop Recruiters in Their Tracks

How long will recruiters spend on your résumé before deciding to toss it in the recycle bin? Six seconds, says online job search site The Ladders. That’s about 20 to 30 words.<p>So how do you write those first few lines of your resume—the summary section—to compel the recruiter to keep reading? How do …

Employment

Résumé and interview tips for older job hunters

Getting back into the job market after years, or even decades, is daunting. If the last time you updated your résumé was on a typewriter, there are a few things you really need to know to be ready to sell yourself in today's market.<p>Kerry Hannon — jobs expert at AARP and the author of <i>Great Jobs for</i> …

Employment

Is It OK To Leave Dates Off Of My Resume?

Do employers make unfair assumptions about candidates who are over 50? And If so, how can you combat their concerns?<p>For most of your career, having more experience than other candidates will boost job chances. But when you’re likely decades older than anyone in the office, will concealing your age …

2015 Predictions for the legal industry - BusinessDay : News you can trust

<b>1. Timothy B. Corcoran | Corcoran Consulting Group | Corcoran’s Business of Law</b><p>In 2015 some of the most successful firms will relax, having seen …

Ideas to Get Credentialed and Develop Your Own Reputation

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news …

Should You Quit Litigation?

Do you really enjoy litigation?<p><b>Most litigators, truth be told, do not.</b> Based on my experience as a professional lawyer coach, there is a small …

100 innovations in law

While fundamental change can take decades, in the past 100 years legal professionals have eagerly adopted technological innovations, streamlined the …

Marketing Tips for Women Attorneys - Litigation Legal Blogs Posted by Chelsie King Garza

Major clients value and seek out diversity in the outside counsel they retain. Additionally, more women are hiring attorneys since a high percentage …

Law grads going solo and loving it - Business - Careers | NBC News

Many law graduates are being told that in today’s tight job market, beggars can’t be choosers. But when Damon Chetson graduated with $90,000 debt and no job prospects, he decided he wasn’t going to beg for anything.<p>The 37-year-old attorney earned a degree from the University of North Carolina’s …