Potato and Chickpea Stew

This potato and chickpea stew, made with Yellow Finn potatoes, canned chickpeas, tomatoes, bell peppers, and spinach, is hearty and healthy and vegetarian and pretty darn satisfying, too. Adapted from Deborah Madison | In My Kitchen | Ten Speed Press, 2017 This potato and chickpea stew is hearty and satisfying, and dare we say it,…

Vegan Pancakes

These vegan pancakes, made with pantry staples of dairy-free milk, coconut oil, flour, sugar, vanilla, and baking powder, are easy to make and the finished pancakes are extraordinarily fluffy. Perfect for all the pancake eaters at your table. Adapted from Amanda Logan | Great Vegan Meals for the Carnivorous Family | Page Street Publishing, 2018…

Second Life Podcast: Kendra Scott on How She Built a Billion-Dollar Brand

Welcome to Second Life, a podcast spotlighting successful women who’ve made major career changes—and fearlessly mastered the pivot. Hosted by Hillary Kerr, co-founder and chief content officer at Who What Wear’s parent company, Clique Brands, each episode will give you a direct line to women who are game changers in their fields. Subscribe to Second Life on iTunes, and…

Chinese army now makes up less than half of PLA’s strength as military aims to transform itself into modern fighting force

The Chinese military has significantly boosted its navy, air force and new strategic units and downsized its land-based army as part of a strategic shift designed to transform the People’s Liberation Army into a comprehensive modern force, Xinhua reported. In a feature report on Sunday highlighting the “transformational changes” made by the PLA, China’s official…

Work in HR? Make these resolutions for a successful 2019

http://bit.ly/2Vu6OIf Those of us working in HR and particularly recruitment, know how difficult 2018 was, exacerbated by all the ongoing uncertainty around Brexit. What can we do to make 2019 better and more productive? <img onload="ga('send','event','banner','impression','Abacus',2,{'nonInteraction':1});" class="aligncenter wp-image-7516 size-full" 1. Train managers in recruitment processes. And refresh their training annually. We want to empower our…

Nasstar heads down south to showcase recruitment IT services

http://bit.ly/2Vu6OIf Nasstar, leading provider of managed IT for the recruitment sector, will exhibit at the 2019 Recruitment Agency Expo in London for the fourth year running. <img onload="ga('send','event','banner','impression','Abacus',2,{'nonInteraction':1});" class="aligncenter wp-image-7516 size-full" The Midlands-based company will showcase its services on stand B10 across the two-day event, with team members on hand to answer queries and advise…

Pulitzer prize-winning poet Mary Oliver dies at 83

Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer-winning poet who was known for her love for nature and works with wildlife, died at the age of 83 of lymphoma, at her home in Florida. The celebrated poet has written a large number of odes to the love and passion of her life, her rapturous dedication to nature and animal…

MPs want more action on Gender, Ethnicity & Executive Pay reporting

http://bit.ly/2Vu6OIf Last year, new Gender Pay Gap reporting requirements were introduced to oblige all employers with more than 250 employees to publish their figures comparing men and women’s average pay across their organisation. <img onload="ga('send','event','banner','impression','Abacus',2,{'nonInteraction':1});" class="aligncenter wp-image-7516 size-full" Earlier this month, regulations came into effect which require all listed companies employing more than 250 employees…

10th Tehran Auction ended with a New Record post US Sanctions

The 10th edition of Tehran’s auctions summing up some of the biggest deals of Iran ended on January 11. Art’s safe heavens in Iran is only two months under US sanctions, after the new American sanctions against the Islamic Republic were implemented into practice. Even with these advancements, the Iran art market seems to be…

“Time’s Wan Wave” by Loïc Raguénès at Clearing, New York

Clearing, New York, presents an exhibition of new works by Loic Raguenes, on view through February 24, 2019.“Born in Besancon, France, in 1968, Raguenes now lives and works in the coastal region of Brittany, an area that continues to make an impression on the artist’s work. Bringing together a group of new tempera works on…

“A Long March” at Clearing, New York

Clearing, New York, presents a new show “A Long March,” a collaboration between seemingly incompatible practices from abroad. The show is on view through February 23, 2019.Remy Zaugg and Koenraad Dedobbeleer join hands in the making of “A Long March.” “If aestheticism’s belief in art’s distance from social and political concerns still endures, it does…