AuthorMegan Glenn

All Dolled Up & Ready for STEM

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Originally published on ThinkFun Remember the title Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus? In the 21st Century, we’ve discovered that men and women are more alike than different and that the science behind that concept is just as important as how it plays out systemically. According to the National Science Foundation, in our “new information-based and highly technological society, students need...

E-Commerce, Coronavirus, and the Rise of Technology

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Originally published on Intersog Even before the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and its related panic buying and lockdowns, e-commerce had asserted control on international trade. A 2019 report by CNBC noted that “the total market share of “non-store,” or online U.S. retail sales was higher than general merchandise sales for the first time in history.”...

Heroes

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Originally published on American Recruiters It had been a long exhausting week, and Nancy looked forward to the end of her Friday shift at the nursing home where she worked as a nurse’s aide. All she wanted was to take off her mask and gloves, scrub her hands, and get home. But when her two-way radio crackled and a voice called her to the front desk, she sighed, sure there was another room...

Creating a Chic Vibe for Your Mad Men-esque Office

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Originally published on CAANdesign The airing of the series Mad Men was a weekly deep dive into the smooth-talking ad world that I aspired to envelop myself in. I wanted to be them. Not the men, per se. I just wanted their status and their suits and… their offices. They had some classy ass offices. I mean, don’t get me wrong. I appreciate an open office layout as much as the next guy, but it’s...

6 Ways Your Exterior Entryway Can Convey Security

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Originally published on PropertyTalk We often picture burglars sneaking into homes through dimmed backdoors, crawling through the thick vegetation of backyards and hurdling over fences to get there. However, 34% of burglars actually enter through the front door – that’s compared to the 22% that enter through the backdoor. Upgrade Your Front Door What’s the condition of your front door...

Steel Drum Music: The Heartbeat of Trinidad

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Originally published on Confetti Travel Cafe If you’ve ever heard Red, Red Wine by UB40, Jump in Line by Harry Belafonte, or even Crank That by Soulja Boy, then you’ve heard steel drum music. (Photo by David Gettes) Describing the sound of the steel pan musical instrument is difficult and somewhat contradictory. It has been described as mimicking the broad, fullness of a banjo, with the...

Careers in Construction: Planning an “Intern for a Week” for Students

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Originally published on Cascade Business News For many years, the construction industry has suffered from a shortage of skilled workers. Some builders seek a more proactive solution to the problem by focusing their recruitment efforts on local high school students. Week-long internship programs in the construction field have the green light from school administrators, parents, and students who...

Bring Home the Bacon with These Fun Food Industry Careers

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Originally published on Baking with Basil The Food and Beverage Industry is one of the most dynamic and challenging fields in the professional world. Many have their first jobs in the Food and Beverage Industry. Working as bussers and food-runners we cut our teeth learning about hard work, how to communicate in a work environment, and, of course, the value of a dollar. Unfortunately, many leave...

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I'm a freelance writer and content creator who loves words, but loves a good story even more. I'm a lifelong learner and thus, love using research as part of my writing.