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The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.<p>Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology use is having on humans’ bodies are surprising. Kids who spend much of their days in and out of …

University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address - Admiral William H. McRaven

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White-Dominated Medical Studies Put U.S. Minorities At Risk

One scientist explains how using more diverse test subjects could save lives.<p>When medical research focuses on white people, things get missed, and people die.<p>That's the essence of a commentary published this week in <i>Nature.</i> Bioengineer Esteban Burchard from the University of California at San …

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Jobs for Veterans, Veterans Job Fairs

Ad Agencies<p>The top recruitment and employment branding agencies have recommended RecruitMilitary to their clients for the past 17+ years. We speak …

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Military Entrepreneurial Educational Event Planned

An entrepreneurial group based in northern Virginia plans on hosting an event that helps service members, veterans, retirees and department civilians …

DoD Budget Plan Takes Aim at TRICARE

To pay for giving "Blue Water Navy" vets agent orange disability benefits, Congress will raise the cost of VA Loans<p>Out of pockets fees could go up or …

Phil Klay: a Marine veteran of Iraq brings the war home in amazing short stories

Phil Klay went straight from active duty as a Marine in Iraq to a graduate program in creative writing at Hunter College in New York. Klay was …

Home - LinkedIn for Higher Education

Welcome Higher Ed Professionals<p>We're here to support all you do, from preparing students for careers and engaging alumni to marketing and admissions …

Negotiating Your Salary Without Playing Hardball

A few times a week, I get requests for advice on negotiating a job offer. They usually start like this: I’m in the recruiting process, and I just …

A Career, Not a Job: Hiring a Veteran is Only Step One

I could tell that they were nervous.<p>When I told our HR recruiters at the outset of 2013 that I wanted to ramp up our hiring goals for veterans and …

The Secret to Writing Job Descriptions That Attract Your Ideal Candidates

Everyone knows how competitive the job market has become in recent years. With fewer openings and more applicants, every job post leads to an …

How To Talk About Your Biggest Weaknesses In A Job Interview

You’re in the hot seat and things are going well. You talk about your attributes, skills and strengths with ease. Just when you think it’s pretty much in the bag, the hiring manager asks that dreaded question: <i>What’s your biggest weakness?</i><p>“This is one of the questions people have the hardest time …

Colleges Need Free Speech More Than Trademarks

What’s in a trademark? To many people in higher education, mention of the term—which denotes the legal protection afforded words or other devices …

Many Colleges ‘Hoard’ Endowments During Rough Economic Times – Bottom Line - Blogs

When the economy is doing well, many colleges increase their endowment spending on new programs, new buildings, new positions, and breaks in tuition. …

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Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

How To Nail A Video Interview

This week I visited with author and presenter Paul J. Bailo, whose new book <i>The Essential Digital Interview Handbook,</i> will ship on Dec. 30. However what intrigued me most as we visited and as I looked into the topic more deeply is how stunningly little has been written about how to succeed (and what …

Understanding Three Archetypes: Entrepreneurs, Managers, Leaders

Entrepreneurs are people who imagine new possibilities, as our entrepreneur management group at Harvard has defined it. These are people who have …