Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

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Master your "career story" to help you land your dream job

If you’re among the millions of Americans who decided to leave their jobs in the past year, then you'll likely find yourself preparing to interview for new positions now or in the near future. To help you land your new dream job, an important thing to consider is your “career story,” which Read More...

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5 Confidence boosting strategies to help you nail your next job interview

The global pandemic has given many people the time to pause and reconsider the trajectory of their lives and analyze whether they are fulfilled by their jobs, and as a result, many have left employment to seek a better fit. This means that a great number of people will be faced with the daunting Read More...

Unexplained symptoms? It could

Unexplained symptoms? It could be past trauma

Most people relate trauma to soldiers who have fought in war zones or to victims of abuse. Trauma is also thought to be a permanent condition without a real solution. Enter psychologist Peter Levine who developed a breakthrough treatment for trauma called Somatic Experiencing. Levine has found that Read More...

Creating utopia

Creating utopia

For more than three decades, villagers in Marinaleda, Spain, have fought a relentless struggle to create utopia. Now, even as Spain’s economic crisis deepens, this village has almost full employment, strong social cohesion and no police. Journalist Dan Hancox wrote a lively, engaging book, The Read More...

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Eatable water globe replaces plastic bottle

Although the Ooho looks a lot like a water balloon, it’s not meant to be thrown. This water bubble is the latest solution to the growing pile of plastic waste. By packaging water in a compostable and even eatable membrane the plastic bottle becomes redundant. The designers of the Ooho, Rodrigo Read More...

Corporate optimism

Corporate optimism

Is there room for idealists inside Fortune 500 companies? Christine Bader’s book The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil (available in bookstores) chronicles the time she spent with BP, and what it was like to be a Corporate Idealist in one of the world’s largest Read More...

Wildleaks provides new outlet

Wildleaks provides new outlet for wildlife whistleblowers

Put yourself in this situation: you’re traveling abroad and notice a street vendor with a large collection of wild animal pelts and products, some of them appear to be elephant tusks. What do you do? The right answer can be hard to come by. Unfamiliarity with foreign hunting laws and governing Read More...

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Ode profiles several leading social entrepreneurs

While economic upheaval has caused many businesses to fail, Ode has interviewed several entrepreneurs who have found ways to thrive and remain focused on positive social change. We interviewed them about their companies, how they view the current economic situation, how they define success, and how Read More...