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Crucial Conversations: How and When to Have Them

  • Posted by Ripple Effect
  • On May 22, 2019
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Written by: Amy Hein, Director of Scientific Workforce     Over 10 years ago, I had an opportunity to attend a training on the book Crucial Conversations. I found the content completely changed my approach to handling difficult conversations, and, more broadly, to problem solving within teams.   What are Crucial Conversations? A crucial conversation, simply…
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Ishita Das: “Be Your Own Best Advocate”

  • Posted by Ripple Effect
  • On May 8, 2019
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How a Science Policy Project Manager Succeeded by Adapting Story: Alex Haederle | Photography: Melissa Blum | Production: Langston Payne     You’ve probably seen her on Ripple Effect’s Facebook or LinkedIn pages, attending NIH events, speaking with graduate students, or dominating trivia. That’s no accident—Ishita Das is everywhere. A bright Cell Biology PhD who…
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It Takes a Community: Hacking a Healthier Maryland

  • Posted by Ripple Effect
  • On April 18, 2019
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By Langston Payne   Friday, April 5, 2019. Baltimore, MD.   8:55 a.m. Is this it? This building looks like a big, glorified storage unit, I note to myself, gathering my backpack as I lock up my car in the parking lot. It’s gloomy outside, and the bland, slate-blue building siding seems to match the…
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Our Bold New Brand: A Refreshed Ripple Effect

  • Posted by Ripple Effect
  • On January 3, 2019
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By Amy Bielski, President and CEO January 3, 2019   We have exciting news to share today—Ripple has a new look! As we continue to grow our culture and expand our business, we want our brand to best reflect why we exist, what we believe in, and where we’re headed. I wanted to take a…
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Ripple Effect is One of Inc. Magazine’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Two Years in a Row!

  • Posted by Ripple Effect
  • On August 20, 2018
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The company ranks #467 overall and #15 in Maryland with three-year growth of 1,083% Ripple Effect Communications, Inc. joined elite company this week after it was named, for the second year in a row, to Inc. magazine’s annual rankings of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Ripple Effect claimed the 467th spot overall in the 2018 Inc. 5000 list, moving up…
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What to Do Before, During and After an Interview

  • Posted by Ripple Effect Recruiter
  • On September 29, 2017
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Use these tips to impress at your next job interview Congratulations on making it to the interview stage! You’ve won half the battle. Now it’s time to capitalize on this opportunity to showcase your enthusiasm for the company and impress your future employers with your skills and personality. No need to be nervous—with proper preparation…
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How Can I Network for Success?

  • Posted by Ripple Effect Recruiter
  • On September 14, 2017
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A guide to establishing and maintaining relationships with career professionals Most job seekers have heard the same advice time and time again: go out and network! But why—and how—should you do it?   Why is networking important? Did you know that nearly 85% of positions are filled through personal connections, often before the job is…
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Ripple Effect is One of Inc. Magazine’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

  • Posted by Ripple Effect
  • On August 25, 2017
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Company ranks #595 overall and #10 in Maryland with three-year growth of 760%   August, 16, 2017 (Rockville, MD) – Inc. magazine released its annual ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies last week. For the first time since the company’s founding in 2003, Ripple Effect Communications, Inc. was named to the Inc. 5000 list…
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What exactly does it mean to be a consultant?

  • Posted by Ripple Effect Recruiter
  • On July 28, 2017
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A primer on the world of management consulting Maybe you’re considering transitioning from working as a bench scientist to a career in policy, or maybe you’ve worked in-house as a science writer and are looking for a change. Have you ever considered consulting? And what exactly is consulting, anyway? The Basics of Consulting At its…
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