AllSTEM Connections Blog https://blog.allstemconnections.com Staying Prepared For The Talent Revolution Fri, 30 Oct 2020 16:16:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 https://secureservercdn.net/104.238.71.140/tv2.534.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/cropped-AllSTEM-Site-Icon@2x-32x32.png AllSTEM Connections Blog https://blog.allstemconnections.com 32 32 Women in STEM – why are they are leaving, and what can we do about it? https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/women-in-stem-why-are-they-are-leaving-and-what-can-we-do-about-it/ https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/women-in-stem-why-are-they-are-leaving-and-what-can-we-do-about-it/#respond Fri, 30 Oct 2020 16:16:39 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=380 Females are leaving STEM fields at a faster rate than their male counterparts, and with a lack of female students studying to replace them, this trend is likely to continue. Currently, females make up only 28 percent of the workforce in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), with under-representation occurring in every region of the […]

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COVID-19 and the Impact on STEM https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/covid-19-and-the-impact-on-stem/ https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/covid-19-and-the-impact-on-stem/#respond Thu, 22 Oct 2020 20:52:46 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=375 As the world adapts to life and work in our era of COVID-19, it only makes sense that the virus would impact those working in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Companies large and small have responded to COVID-19 by rapidly moving their employees off-site. Suddenly, workers used to a 9-to-5 office […]

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STEM Recruiting in a Socially-Distanced World https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/stem-recruiting-in-a-socially-distanced-world/ https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/stem-recruiting-in-a-socially-distanced-world/#respond Wed, 07 Oct 2020 18:59:13 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=365 As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic ripple through the economy, both recent graduates and workforce veterans are searching for opportunities to advance their careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). With social distancing measures limiting face-to-face contact, companies and candidates must adopt new strategies. But what happens after the pandemic subsides? Will businesses […]

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Man and Machine: Automation and Your Career https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/man-and-machine-automation-and-your-career/ https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/man-and-machine-automation-and-your-career/#respond Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:05:38 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=362 The rise of advanced automation technology can seem like a scene from the The Terminator with machines taking over and rendering humans obsolete. Yet, past technological revolutions are a good indicator that automation will not eliminate human competition but will instead create new opportunities. To prepare for the future of work, we must look to […]

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Top 5 STEM Careers—No Bachelor’s Degree Required https://blog.allstemconnections.com/talent/top-5-stem-careers-no-bachelors-degree-required/ https://blog.allstemconnections.com/talent/top-5-stem-careers-no-bachelors-degree-required/#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2020 18:21:29 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=355 Are you interested in a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career, but don’t think you’re a good fit for a four-year university? No need to worry—neither the cost nor the time commitment of a bachelor’s degree is necessary to obtain a lucrative career in STEM. Here are some of the top STEM jobs to […]

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Beyond Universities: Alternative Paths to Your STEM Career https://blog.allstemconnections.com/talent/beyond-universities-alternative-paths-to-your-stem-career/ https://blog.allstemconnections.com/talent/beyond-universities-alternative-paths-to-your-stem-career/#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2020 18:49:44 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=352 With science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at the cutting-edge of innovation across industries, it’s understandable that demand for STEM workers is high—so high that it exceeds the supply of qualified applicants. In fact, 20 percent of all jobs in the United States require advanced knowledge in STEM and these jobs have doubled over the […]

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Soft Skills for STEM Careers https://blog.allstemconnections.com/talent/soft-skills-for-stem-careers/ https://blog.allstemconnections.com/talent/soft-skills-for-stem-careers/#comments Tue, 02 Jun 2020 18:26:21 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=340 When you think of “soft” skills you might automatically think of the arts, humanities, and social sciences, but soft skills are also a vital part of working in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). So what are soft skills? They are the personality traits and behaviors that make you, you. Unlike technical (or “hard” skills), […]

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Artificial Intelligence: Villain or Hero? https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/artificial-intelligence-villain-or-hero/ https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/artificial-intelligence-villain-or-hero/#respond Tue, 26 May 2020 20:07:43 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=335 From smart houses to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence (AI) has been touted as both the single greatest advancement of mankind AND its’ most dangerous threat. Regardless of where you stand, there is no doubt that AI is here to stay. So, how will we adapt to these radical changes in how we live and work? […]

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Building Your Employer Brand through Social Media https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/building-your-employer-brand-through-social-media/ https://blog.allstemconnections.com/general/building-your-employer-brand-through-social-media/#comments Thu, 21 May 2020 18:14:45 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=331 Strategic employers are increasingly investing in their employer brand to attract top STEM talent. With 75 percent of candidates looking into companies’ reputations before even clicking on the apply button, employers are learning they need to proactively put their best foot forward – before they start to actively advertise job openings and engage with candidates.1 […]

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Strategies for a Successful STEM Internship Program https://blog.allstemconnections.com/clients/strategies-for-a-successful-stem-internship-program/ https://blog.allstemconnections.com/clients/strategies-for-a-successful-stem-internship-program/#respond Tue, 12 May 2020 20:52:45 +0000 https://blog.allstemconnections.com/?p=327 Gone are the days when interns were kept busy with coffee runs, menial tasks, or even sitting in the same office as your team. Today’s interns – especially those from science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) – are worth their weight in gold on the open job market and technology is putting them within the […]

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