A Day in the Life: Medical-Surgical Hospital Nurse

Dan Bratton, RN, BSN, works rotating shifts at the medium sized (220 beds) Good Samaritan General Hospital. For two weeks, Dan works 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the next two weeks will be 3 to 11:30 p.m., and the next …

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Prompt Engineering Is the New ChatGPT Skill Employers Are Looking For

Since ChatGPT burst onto the scene, prompt engineering has become the hot new skill employers are looking for. Consider that on LinkedIn, the number of job postings that mention “generative AI” has risen 36-fold in 2023 over 2022. Or that …

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Data Science vs. Software Engineering: What’s the Difference?

If you have a passion for coding and technology, a software engineering or data science career could be right for you. But what’s actually the difference between data science vs. software engineering? One key difference is that while data science …

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Accommodating LGBTQ Employees with Dress Code Modifications

Most employers’ lists of policies and procedures include a dress code for employees. However, employers should be sensitive to LGBTQ employees and candidates when creating and enforcing the dress code. No bias should exist with how employees and candidates dress. …

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How to handle LGBTQ+ discrimination at work

Being discriminated against at work for any reason is wrong, but especially when it’s due to your sexual orientation, gender identity, or race. Those reasons are particularly egregious. What can be done in such a situation? Know this: you have …

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How LGBTQ+ workers can ensure a potential employer is inclusive and accepting

Feeling accepted and included in a workplace is as important, if not more important, than anything else when it comes to being an employee. For the LGBTQ+ community, that sort of assurance as an employee can be absolutely crucial to …

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Meet Filmmaker & Radio Producer, UB Alum – Scott Sackett

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Scott Sackett is a non-fiction filmmaker and public media producer whose work has appeared on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), American Public Television (APT), the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA), National Public Radio (NPR), Public Radio International, Associated …

By Ed Brodka
Ed Brodka Career Design Consultant
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Top 10 Jobs for Biology Majors

Biology is the study of living things. Given the sheer number of living organisms on the planet, there are a lot of jobs for biology majors across a plethora of sectors. Some biology majors become researchers and run labs, while …

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Unleash Your Inner Networker: Tips for Building Confidence

By Sara Derrick
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Networking Effectively During an Internship

A great internship is full of potential for your career. For starters, an internship can provide a direct path to full-time employment, but this isn’t necessarily a guarantee. Something you can always control is the way in which you interact …

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