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Today’s Solutions: June 25, 2024

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5 tips for highlighting your collaborative skills in a job interview

Job candidates struggle to highlight their accomplishments without seeming arrogant. While interviewers want to know your past and skills, they don't want you to seem self-centered. The idea is to utilize language that demonstrates how well you cooperate with others. According to a 2022 Read More...

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This board game encourages collaborative climate change solutions

We all want to build a more sustainable future for our world, but addressing climate change often means coming up with creative solutions to complex issues. This is the thinking behind the new climate action board game: Solutions. Created by Canadian board game publisher Big Talk Inc, Solutions Read More...

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International cyber team takes down world’s most dangerous malware

Emotet has been described as the most dangerous malware in the world, but thanks to a joint effort between cybersecurity teams in eight countries, the malware has been successfully taken down.  The malware previously infected users’ data through email attachments and once it gained access to Read More...

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This heartwarming Danish ad breaks down the ‘Us vs Them’ narrative

It’s rare that we publish a story about an advertisement, but then again it’s rare that an ad stirs so much emotion within its viewer. In Denmark, a television station ad from 2017 titled “All that we share” challenges the “Us vs Them” narrative that has become so prominent in recent Read More...

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TED creates collaboration between key stakeholders to spur climate action

According to the IPCC UN report, the coming decade will be critical for climate action if the world is to have a chance of averting a global crisis. But there has yet to be a unified, overwhelming sense of urgency to come up with viable solutions from key influencers.  Now, renowned media Read More...

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A good kind of group think builds sustainable small businesses

Ernesto Sirolli taps into the collective genius of communities. Larry Gallagher | Sept/Oct 2009 issue If you happen to ride your bicycle to Ernesto Sirolli's Sacramento, California, residence, as I did, your effort won't go unrewarded. When he opens the garage door, you'll be treated to a glimpse Read More...

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Video: Dave Eggers wish to creatively engage inner-city students

Marco Visscher | June/July 2009 issue Accepting his 2008 TED Prize, author Dave Eggers asks the TED community to personally, creatively engage with local public schools. With spellbinding eagerness, he talks about how his 826 Valencia tutoring center inspired others around the world to open their Read More...