Waste is no longer something to just dispose of. It is becoming an important tool in providing energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. From using waste as airplane fuel and providing home heating, to generating electricity and being integral to circular economies and smart cities, engineers the world over are learning to look at waste in different ways.

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Leading Industry Bosses

by Modis on October 16, 2017

Working for a great boss can make all the difference between dreading rolling out of bed each morning and getting to the office with a smile on your face. With a strong leadership team setting the right tone to establish a positive and productive company culture, employees benefit from better engagement, stronger morale and a more fulfilling work experience. That’s why having an amazing team steering the ship is so vital to any company’s long-term success.

In celebration of Boss’s Day, we’d like to recognize a handful of top-notch tech leaders who are doing great work to help make pursuing careers in engineering, IT, and tech a happier, more fulfilling prospect.

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With the uptick in the economy, tech jobs are on the rise, making engineering a job-seeker’s market. To attract and retain top engineering talent in 2017 and beyond, employers must compete at higher levels than they have in the past.

Qualified engineers are looking for these nine things when assessing a new job.

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Women and Men in Healthcare IT: Friends not Foes

by Sarah Sample-Reif on October 10, 2017

Women do still need men when it comes to mentoring and career success—and this is especially important in male-dominated sectors like Health IT, according to research published in Personnel Psychology. Men in senior Health IT positions outnumber women by three to one, according to Health IT News, so women can’t depend only on other women for career guidance and opportunity.

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national jobs reportThe unemployment rate dropped in September, decreasing by 0.2 percent to 4.2 percent. Septemberpayrolls fell by an estimated 33,000, creating a negative job growth for the first time since September 2010.

Experts believe the sharp employment decline in some industries – such as food services and drinking places – likely reflect the impact of the Hurricane Harvey and Irma.

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Can you live without a computer? If you think you can, take a look at your phone, your smart TV, any streaming devices or programs like Dropbox. Now, do you think you can live without a computer? The fact is that computers are woven into every inch of modern life. Computers have come a long way since their humble 1930s beginning.

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