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Side gigging and independent contracting is the future What’s happening? The independent workforce (self-employed full- or part-time) makes up about 31% of the private U.S. workforce or 41 million people, an increase from last year, according to The State of Independence Report. That includes more than 13

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Periods. And we're not talking punctuation. What's happening?  In recent years, innovative products marketed to women seeking high-quality and stylish comfort during their menstrual cycles are gaining ground. Thinx launched in 2011 and continually paints the town red with their provocative ad campaigns. Why should you care?  This is

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But the future for STEM-related ventures remains hot. What's happening? Diversity in STEM simply doesn't exist.  The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 17% growth rate in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) jobs through 2024, 5 points higher than non-STEM jobs.  Yet the National Science Foundation reports that

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Women Will Face Significant Retirement Challenges. What's happening? The poverty rate has always been higher for women than for men. But longer life expectancy, divorce rates, and career challenges seem to be widening the gap. Why should you care? Even if life-after-work seems to be light-years away, having enough money

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AI and machine learning may impact women first! What's happening? Forrester predicts that investments in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and IoT (Internet of Things) will increase 300% in 2017. As more routine tasks are taken over by smart machines, the people who perform these tasks

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