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Personal Referrals Still Important In the Job Hunt

August 31, 2010 8:08 PM
With the proliferation of social networking websites for job searching, it might be easy to think that it's the only way to find a job these days. There is little doubt the use of these technologies is an important way to make connections, find out about opportunities and to focus

GenX More Inclined to Improve Skills, Build Tenure

August 31, 2010 8:08 PM
Generation X wants to learn something new. Baby Boomers plan to work past retirement age. Younger workers want a new job. Those GenX workers between the ages of 32 to 45 have stated they are more inclined toward building tenure with their current employer by improving and enhancing their skill set

Tech Jobs Up Dramatically in North Carolina

August 31, 2010 5:08 PM
Known for its research and development talent coming out of the excellent universities and technical institutes, North Carolina saw a noticeable increase in technology job openings in July of 18.5 percent, according to the North Carolina Technology Association. Cities that experienced the most openings included Research Triangle Park, Raleigh/Cary...

Looking For Work? Try Online Video

August 31, 2010 4:08 PM
If you are looking for technology work, you might consider one of the fastest-growing areas: delivering content over the Internet with video. According to Frost & Sullivan analyst Dan Rayburn, the market for online video in everything from content delivery networks to Flash development to HTML5 experts to product managers

Startup Pains Begin With Finding Strong Candidates

August 31, 2010 3:08 PM
The cliche that a company is only as good as its employees may be most true when talking about technology startups. After obtaining seed money from venture capitalists, tech startups need to hire several key employees to help build out the business vision that has been created--and finding those key

Who Is Hiring Right Now?

August 17, 2010 5:08 PM
I'm no recruiter, but I am an avid Internet researcher and came across a nice little post over at the job board Careerbuilder, which put out a list of the active companies hiring right now in August, and the majority of these companies have technology job openings. Here is a

Green Jobs? Not So Much

August 17, 2010 5:08 PM
At present, a green job means you're envious of having a job. Yeh, that kind of green. I feel like I'm talking about cloud computing 10 years ago when it was barely a revenue blip, but it's essentially true. Sure, there are some smart grids down in San Diego and the

The Politics of H-1B Visas

August 09, 2010 9:08 AM
Ah, the Republicans. Oh, the Democrats. Give an inch. Take a mile. It's hard to know who to believe or trust these days when it comes to American politicians, but when you add in the charged emotions around border security, immigration and foreign workers, things get complex and full of

SaaS Market Growth Means SaaS Jobs Growth

July 31, 2010 4:07 PM
The perfect storm for software workers is forming. The software as a service (Saas) sector of enterprise software is expected to jump by about $1 billion by 2014, according a new report from technology research analysts Gartner. Developers and coders should be paying attention to these technologies for career growth and

Dell Reduces Roughly 30 Employees in Nebraska Office

July 30, 2010 6:07 PM
Computer-maker Dell has laid off 28 employees in its Lincoln, Nebraska office, according to a news report by The Lincoln Journal Star. Dell would not confirm the number of employees, but Dell employees contacted by the Journal Star confirmed the number at 28 on July 27. The layoffs appear to

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