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Late 1800s workers pose with the tools of their trades

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A carpenter saws a plank.

Image: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Herbert Mitchell

The tintype photographic process was patented in 1856, and its popularity swept through the United States in the following years. As the least expensive form of photographic portraiture, tintypes constituted most American’s first experience with photography or the portrait studio.

These photographs were sturdy, long-lasting and quick to produce, only taking a few minutes to shoot, develop and deliver….

Late 1800s workers pose with the tools of their trades

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A carpenter saws a plank.

Image: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Herbert Mitchell

The tintype photographic process was patented in 1856, and its popularity swept through the United States in the following years. As the least expensive form of photographic portraiture, tintypes constituted most American’s first experience with photography or the portrait studio.

These photographs were sturdy, long-lasting and quick to produce, only taking a few minutes to shoot, develop and deliver….

Tech is dominated by even more white dudes than the rest of the private sector

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White dudes are disproportionately represented all across the United States work force, and there is even less diversity among jobs that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission labels “high tech.”

In a report released by the EEOC following a Wednesday hearing on tech sector diversity, the commission outlined 2014 stats that show people employed in “high tech sector” jobs are whiter and more male than the average private industry job.

Tech is dominated by even more white dudes than the rest of the private sector

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White dudes are disproportionately represented all across the United States work force, and there is even less diversity among jobs that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission labels “high tech.”

In a report released by the EEOC following a Wednesday hearing on tech sector diversity, the commission outlined 2014 stats that show people employed in “high tech sector” jobs are whiter and more male than the average private industry job.

Tech is dominated by even more white dudes than the rest of the private sector

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White dudes are disproportionately represented all across the United States work force, and there is even less diversity among jobs that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission labels “high tech.”

In a report released by the EEOC following a Wednesday hearing on tech sector diversity, the commission outlined 2014 stats that show people employed in “high tech sector” jobs are whiter and more male than the average private industry job.

Tired of not getting the right response to your email? Try this instead.

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You followed the best practices to get a response to your email, including shortening the overall length and simplifying your language. But you still didn’t get back the response you needed.

Maybe you asked a series of questions and got back a two-word, “Sounds good!” Or you could have asked what to do next and received a reply with no indication of how to move forward

These kinds of cryptic emails are nearly as inconvenient as receiving…

17 graduation caps voted most likely to tickle your funny bone

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Ladies and gentleman of the class of 2016, congratulations. Now be off, and create tasty, dank memes for the world.

Unlike school itself, decorating a graduation cap can stimulate the most creative brain juices in young minds. Here are some of the frontrunners in most-fun graduation caps of 2016.

4 ways to convince your boss to start letting you work from home

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It’s happening. One friend after another is remarking on how he or she “worked from home” yesterday or is going to be “working remotely” on Wednesdays this summer. They claim they get so much done, and it’s a great way to mix up the office routine. Making calls is easier and so is zoning out on tasks that require a ton of focus and not a lot of distraction. Suddenly you wonder why you’re not doing this on occasion or even regularly. Wouldn’t your boss be all for it if she knew how much…

Learn how to rise to the top as an entrepreneur in our next #BizChats

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The barrier of entry into the world of entrepreneurship has been blown wide open. The biggest and brightest entrepreneurs can be any person at any age from any background.

The dos and don’ts of growing your professional network without ignoring your personal life

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More than three-quarters of recruiters find applicants via LinkedIn. Job seekers referred by a current employee land the job nearly 66 percent of the time. If you’re a career changer, someone in your desired industry can give you valuable pointers for submitting a successful application for a role in their field. And even if you have your dream job, your professional contacts remain important — there to share advice and resources, especially when you’re facing new or challenging…