Tag: Technology

Archived: Millennials Put Low Value on High Salary

This year, millennials (defined as people born between 1981 and 1997) became the largest generation in the American workforce, surpassing Generation X (people born between 1965 and 1980) for the first time. Since they now represent the majority of employees and potential hires, it is important for managers to be…

Archived: Newspaper Apologizes for Slavery Cartoon

By Chris Hoenig A Pennsylvania newspaper has issued an apology after publishing an editorial cartoon that compared air travel to the slave trade. In its Saturday edition, the Lancaster New Era ran a cartoon that depicts a couple standing before a diagram of the seating chart for a slave ship….

Archived: Apple Releases New EmojiStill No Diversity

By Chris Hoenig Want to give someone a middle finger over your phone You’ll soon be able to do that. Eating a hot pepper You’ll soon be able to share that with the world. Are you a Black person who wants to send an emoji representing yourself Still not happening….

Archived: STEM Gaps Start in High School

By Albert Lin The shortage of women and members of underrepresented groups in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields is no secret, and the College Board’s annual report on Advanced Placement exams suggests that the gap may continue. Of the 22,273 students who took the AP computer science exam…

Archived: Female Exodus From Tech Jobs a Global Problem

By Barbara Frankel “It’s getting harder and harder to find qualified tech womenthey are so in demand,” says Debbie Storey, Senior Vice President of Talent Development and Chief Diversity Officer at AT&T, No. 13 in the 2013 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity. AT&T is not alone. A recent report…