careers

Translating Data as Stories, the Future of Work, and Career Advice with Unum COO Mike Simonds

This week’s episode features Mike Simonds, the Chief Operating Officer of Unum, a leading provider of disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision benefits through the workplace that serves 39 million people worldwide covering 182,000 businesses in the U.S. and the U.K. that offer benefits provided by Unum. We discuss a range of workplace…

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From Microsoft to Open Data Manager in Local Government with David Doyle

David Doyle is the author of a new book, “Ask What You Can Do”, a valuable resource for anyone thinking about entering public service, particularly local government and especially if you’re a scientist, engineer, or technologist coming from the private sector.  David is a passionate believer in the power of data and technology to help…

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Innovation in 7 Languages with Ester Caffarel-Salvador, PhD

In this episode, Mark and Ester Caffarel-Salvador, PhD discuss her research on transdermal patches, career transitions, mentoring, and other issues, including:   Ester’s experience with the Impact mentoring program, issues she finds mentees are particularly concerned about, and how she  advises them to handle them How speaking 7 languages may help Ester when she’s communicating…

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