DulsEnergy, a Portland startup, also secured a $250,000 loan from Business Oregon’s Small Business Expansion Program. The company is commercializing a strain of seaweed developed at Oregon State University as a healthy protein source. (The seaweed strain made headlines a couple years ago due to its bacon-like taste profile.)
Are you creating motivated, self-directed learners? (Learning & Development Professionals)
A 2016 study suggests that a strong sense of curiosity in employees can equate to a knack for creative problem-solving. The study – carried out by Oregon State University College of Business Assistant Professor Jay Hardy – indicates that employers looking to hire candidates with creative problem-solving abilities would do well to test for curiosity as a personality trait during the recruitment phase. To read the full story, click here.
Maintaining an active sex life may lead to improved job satisfaction, engagement in work
Maintaining a healthy sex life at home boosts employees’ job satisfaction and engagement at the office, underscoring the value of a strong work-life balance, an Oregon State University researcher has found. Read more here.