Author: Jessica Parker

Jessica Parker is an experienced stock market news reporter with a passion for delivering accurate and timely information to investors and financial professionals. With several years of experience covering financial markets, Jessica has developed a deep understanding of the inner workings of the stock market and the factors that drive price movements. She is committed to delivering insightful analysis and actionable insights to her readers, and is a trusted source of information in the finance industry.

Networking is crucial to professional success, especially for women of color. As an executive coach, I have seen firsthand the benefits of having people in positions of influence who are aware of your talents and interests. If you’re looking to be considered for leadership positions or considering a career shift, you need to build your network. Here are four tips to help you improve your networking efforts in 2023 Start with Who You Know: Think about your five closest connections and consider who they know. Somewhere along that intricate network of connections is someone poised to assist you with getting…

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Elon Musk is reportedly creating a new artificial intelligence startup to compete with OpenAI, the maker of ChatGPT. According to sources, Musk is assembling a team of AI researchers and engineers and is in talks with investors from SpaceX and Tesla to fund the venture. The startup, named X.AI, was incorporated on March 9th with Musk as the sole director and Jared Birchall, an ex-Morgan Stanley banker who manages Musk’s wealth, as the secretary. Musk also recently changed the name of Twitter to X Corp in company filings as part of his plans to create an “everything app” under the…

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Despite a slowdown in hiring in India’s technology industry, demand for cybersecurity professionals has reached an all-time high this year. Investment in cyber resilience has become a top priority for tech companies due to the rising risk of cyberattacks. According to executive search firms, the demand for cybersecurity roles has increased in tech-enabled startups and the services and products space, as well as from the back offices of multinationals in India. Exclusive data shows that there has been up to a 70% increase in various security roles compared to last year, with network security engineers, application security engineers, DevSec engineers,…

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The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) has announced the appointment of several key leadership positions. This move by the DMA is aimed at serving the local diverse audience while positioning Dallas as a leading global arts destination. Dr. Agustín Arteaga, The Eugene McDermott Director said in a press release that “As the art museum of the City of Dallas, we have made a commitment to provide a welcoming, equitable environment for everyone who visits.” Brad Pritchett has been promoted to the position of Chief Experience Officer from Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. This promotion is aimed at centralizing all guest…

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The Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Distinguished Academic Performance has announced the launch of a new program, the “Discover Talented Students” initiative, at the Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Centre for Giftedness and Creativity. The program is designed to identify and support talented students from grades 4 to 12 in public and private schools across the UAE, using the “Hamdan Talent Rubric,” a set of advanced and standardized scientific tools. Students can be nominated for the program in two ways: through self-nomination via the program’s website, or through collective nomination in collaboration with schools and institutions. Dr. Khalifa…

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the workplace, new surveys have shed light on the demographics of employees who are still working remotely and those who are returning to the office. According to a survey by Pew Research Center, 71% of employed adults are currently working from home, up from just 20% prior to the pandemic. The survey also found that remote work is more prevalent among higher-income workers, with 62% of those earning over $75,000 per year reporting that they are working from home, compared to just 41% of those earning less than $30,000 per year. Remote Work…

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In recent years, there has been a lot of talk about the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on industrial manufacturing. Many people fear that AI will replace human workers and take over their jobs. However, despite the hype, AI is not yet taking over industrial manufacturing. 1. Lack of Flexibility One of the biggest challenges facing AI in industrial manufacturing is the lack of flexibility. Manufacturing processes often involve a great deal of variation, and it can be difficult for AI systems to adapt to these changes. Human workers, on the other hand, are much more flexible and can easily…

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Freelancing has become an increasingly popular way of working in recent years, and this trend is no exception in France. In fact, CEOs in France are seeing the freelancing market continuing to grow, with more and more people choosing to work as independent contractors or consultants. The Rise of Freelancers in France According to a study conducted by the French Federation of Freelancers (Fédération des auto-entrepreneurs), the number of self-employed workers in France has risen by 35% in the last decade. In addition, a survey conducted by Upwork, a leading freelance job platform, found that the number of freelancers in…

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New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave her final speech in Parliament, marking the end of her three-year term as the leader of the country. The speech was heartfelt, honest, and empowering, leaving many viewers in tears. Ardern’s term as Prime Minister has been characterized by her compassionate leadership style and commitment to social justice issues. She gained international attention following the Christchurch mosque shootings, where she displayed strong leadership in the aftermath of the tragedy. The Importance of People and Inclusion In her final speech, Ardern reflected on her time as Prime Minister, thanking her colleagues and the New…

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On April 8th, 2023, Michael McCaul, the ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, met with representatives from Taiwan’s integrated circuit (IC) industry and national defense entrepreneurs to discuss potential cooperation opportunities. The meeting was held virtually, reflecting the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on international travel. The discussion focused on ways to enhance cooperation between the United States and Taiwan in the fields of ICs and national defense. Taiwan has long been a leader in the IC industry, with companies such as TSMC playing a crucial role in the global semiconductor supply chain. The country has also…

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