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Visit Campus from your Couch: These Custom Zoom Backgrounds are a Taste of 'HoMe'

Many U-M students have traveled home due to classes being moved online during the COVID-19 pandemic. If they are missing Ann Arbor, they are able to use U-M campus pictures as Zoom backgrounds during calls. March 30, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Society #HealthandWellness #Online #Workplace #COVID-19 #Zoom ​​​​​​​​​​


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Sparks Fly and Women Weld

U-M alumnus Samantha Farrugia finds her love of welding as a masters student pursuing a degree in urban planning from U-M, and since then, she has opened her own non-profit in Detroit, Michigan to educate women on how to weld and start their career in the trade. March 26, 2020. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #Society #Career #Business #Workplace #Education #welding #nonprofit #SamanthaFarrugia #KimNorthShine ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Why Grammar Mistakes in a Short Email Could Make Some People Judge You

U-M Psychologist Linda Boland and U-M Linguist Robin Queen researched how written errors in emails change a reader’s interpretation of the message, including the inferences that the reader makes about the writer. March 5, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Career #Society #Workplace #Psychology #Linguistics #GrammarMistakes #emails #LindaBoland #RobinQueen ​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Sparks Will Fly: U-M Alumna Melds Women Seeking Job Skills with Companies Needing Welders

U-M alumna Samantha Farrugia discusses her non-profit "Women Who Weld," a 6-week welding training program for underemployed and unemployed women, encouraging women to apply to welding jobs. March 2, 2020. #5-15mins #video #MichiganNews #Career #Workplace #Michigan #welding


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A Past Connection to a Rival Can Hurt Rather Than Help

Michigan Ross Professors Jose Uribe and Maxim Sytch find that lawyers and other professionals with history working for a competitor bring a "liability of past collaboration," producing more conflicts than solutions for a company. February 20, 2020. #<5min #Business #Business #Workplace #Law


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How to Analyze a Job Offer-Webinar

This webinar from the Alumni Association's Career Program will cover the key factors to consider before accepting any job offer, and make some suggestions about how to negotiate for better terms. January 21, 2020. #60+mins #AlumniAssociation #video #Career #Workplace ​​​​​


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Report Finds Gaps in Access to Career, Technical Ed Programs

A new University of Michigan report reveals that while high school students are interested in technical schools and training, there is a lack of access to that style of education. February 5, 2020. #5-15mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Career #Society #Workplace #Education ​​​​​​​​


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Women Outnumbering Men in the Workforce is an Irreversible Trend, says Stevenson

School of Public Policy Professor Betsey Stevenson discusses how women outnumbering men is an irreversible trend in the workforce, since the U.S. Department of Labor has released that women make up over 50% of the workforce. January 17, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #PublicPolicy #Business #Society #Workplace #Gender #equality


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When Depression Shows Up in the Workplace

Michigan Medicine’s Comprehensive Depression Center Associate Director Michelle Riba discusses signs for recognizing depression in the workplace and offers tips to provide support and boost morale, and, in turn, productivity. December 9, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #Health/Wellness #Career #Depression #Workplace ​​​


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Creating More Inclusive Workplaces in an Era of Discord – The Power of Helping Across Differences

Michigan Ross' Center for Positive Organizations hosts Dr. Creary from the University of Pennsylvania in the 2018-19 Positive Links Speaker Series. She discusses her tool to build effective relationships across individual differences in the workplace. February 7, 2019. #30-60mins #Business #video #CenterforPositiveOrganizations #Society #Workplace ​​​​​​