|Easter Monday April 9, 2012
Jonathan Foley: The other inconvenient truth
||A skyrocketing demand for food means that agriculture has become the largest driver of climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental destruction. At TEDxTC Jonathan Foley shows why we desperately need the begin "terraculture" -- farming for the whole planet.
Keeping an Intergenerational Office Copacetic
By Esther Francis Joseph
Today’s complicated office structure is made up of several different generations of employees, yet there are two that can be radically different: Baby Boomers (approaching retirement; born between 1946 and 1964) and Millennials (entering the workforce; between the ages of 18 to 30).
Hiring: Do It the Steve Jobs Way
by Patrick Valtin
Jim was the perfect candidate with many years of solid experience as a professional sales rep and had an obvious talent of persuasion and communication skills. But the hiring manager had some strong reservations during the interview. Jim’s strong focus on results ‘right now’ and a certain aggressiveness that could probably overwhelm or upset clients were some of the weaknesses he was concerned about.
Laurier and Parkinson Society mark World Parkinson’s Day with event at research centre
WATERLOO A colourful event featuring a “human tulip” made up of 150 Parkinson’s supporters carrying red and white balloons will be held at Wilfrid Laurier University April 10 to mark Parkinson’s Awareness Month.
Art & Science
ART AND SCIENCE COLLIDE THROUGH EMILY CARR /TRIUMF COLLABORATION
Inaugural Exhibition Launches at Science World at Telus World of Science
Vancouver, BC - Science and art are often thought of as being at the opposite ends of the spectrum. A new exhibition that showcases work created by Emily Carr students and alumni who have been working with researchers at TRIUMF, Canada’s national lab for particle and nuclear physics, disproves just that.
Leading with HonorDo You Have What It Takes?
By Lee Ellis
Are you alarmed by the frequency of ethical scandals in recent years? No doubt, you have seen the headlines about Wall Street greed, but ethical problems are just as prevalent on Main Street where bookkeepers, purchasing agents, and business owners violate the trust that others have placed in them.
Pre Game Cheer
Harlem Globetrotters spread goodwill throughout Kitchener on April 10
Hall of Fame Team set to play big game at The Aud on April 12
KITCHENER Now in his 10th season with the Harlem Globetrotters, Buckets Blakes will bring goodwill to the Kitchener area on Tuesday, April 10 in advance of the team’s upcoming game at The Aud on April 12.