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    Signs of the Times

    A Recession Special that doesn't involve hot dogs or a bowl of chili. This bike - on Broadway and 96th Street in New York - is advertised for 30% off its original price. h4. **_-> 2 out of 13 ->_** [page] Forget the government - God has a bailout plan for Main Street h4. **_-> 3 out of 13 ->_** ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Build a Facebook App

    Build a Facebook App
    Fame, fortune and endless job offers. Such is the life of the Facebook developer. Well, not quite. If you’re a software developer seeking to break into the business through Facebook development - or an experienced codesmith out to make a bundle - you should probably view any forays into the Facebook realm as a learning experience, not a sure thing. “Even ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    10 Steps to Becoming a Tech Professional

    10 Steps to Becoming a Tech Professional
    Launching a new career, whether you’re just coming out of college or moving from another professional field, is daunting in itself. Combine that with moving into the technology industry, where everything seems to change every day, and the career aspiration can be viewed as both challenging and exciting. The key to career success is finding your niche and establishing career goals ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +16
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    The First Year On The Job

    The First Year On The Job
    You obviously made the right impression during the interview process or you wouldn’t have gotten your first job in tech. Now what you have to do, from the first day on the job, is to continually bost your skills as a tech expert and as a business person. Working in IT is challenging in many respects, especially since there’s a well ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Death of the Credit History Check In Hiring

    Death of the Credit History Check In Hiring
    There’s a growing backlash against credit history background checks in the hiring process. At the head of the movement is Jacqueline Berrien, the chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. According to labor experts I’ve been talking to in the months since she got the top post at the government agency in April, she doesn’t much like credit checks and has ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +11
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    Launching The IT Job Hunt

    Launching The IT Job Hunt
    You’ve decided to enter the IT field, and you’ve either spent time in school readying your skills or know you have the interest and initiative to move into the field from another occupation. You know what kind of job you want and you’ve investigated potential employers you’d like to reach out to and apply for a job. But the very first ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Find The Right School & Courses

    Find The Right School & Courses
    Once you’ve figured out the IT role you want to head into, the next step is determining the education required for the job and finding the right school and course work. While there are many working in IT who don’t have a formal educational background, most employers today expect a tech education and are looking for tech experts who’ve also taken ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Are Some Job Candidates Disqualified Because They're Unemployed?

    Are Some Job Candidates Disqualified Because They're Unemployed?
    Scenario: You’re an IT professional who was laid off during the darkest days of the recession and you’ve been unemployed for 10 months. You finally find an employer who’s not only hiring, but is advertising job openings for which you are eminently qualified. You apply for one of the positions, but you’re informed at the outset of the application process that ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +8
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    Gaining Work Experience

    Gaining Work Experience
    Probably the hardest challenge for new IT workers, whether just out of college or transitioning from another field, is proving you have the skills and aptitude to do the job even though you have no actual work experience. It’s the familiar catch-22: You can't get a job without experience, and you can't get experience without a job. But there are more ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +7
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    8 IT Companies Hiring Right Now

    Apple, Inc. ABOUT Apple designs and manufactures popular consumer gadgets and computer software products, including the iPhone and the Mac line of laptops and desktops. Apple has more than 35,000 employees worldwide and, beyond the regular industry expectations of efficient productivity and innovation, it has an overriding philosophy of “clean,” aesthetically pleasing user interfaces and industrial design. The company’s design focus ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    How to Safely Dump Your Tech Trash

    How to Safely Dump Your Tech Trash
    During the holidays this year, many lucky folks will be treated to new iPods, computers, televisions, cameras, and electronic gadgets and gewgaws. But all that consumer buying power and technical innovation has led to an unimagined side effect: millions of tons of electronic waste generated by our constant need for newer, better, and upgraded gear. The EPA reports that two million ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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    The Top 20 Perks That Make Jobs Better

    The Top 20 Perks That Make Jobs Better
    Nothing takes a job from good to great (or terrible to tolerable) like a healthy set of benefits. Here are 20 perks, benefits, and incentives that make some jobs even better. 1. At Google, new parents get more than maternity leave: up to $500 of reimbursements for take-out when their newborn’s needs mean no time for home cooking. 2. Washington-area Microsoft ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +6
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    New Techie Job Qualification: Works Well with Others

    Say goodbye to the silos of yesteryear - techies over here, marketers over there, sales reps somewhere else, and on and on. In organizations today, where teams often include everyone from product managers to information architects, technology professionals must often prove themselves not just with their technical prowess, but also with their ability to work with colleagues whose expertise varies markedly ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    The Secret to Designing an Intuitive UX

    The Secret to Designing an Intuitive UX
    Imagine that you’ve never seen an iPad, but I’ve just handed one to you and told you that you can read books on it. Before you turn on the iPad, before you use it, you have a model in your head of what reading a book on the iPad will be like. You have assumptions about what the book will look ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    2011 IT Employment Outlook

    2011 IT Employment Outlook
    The IT job market for hands-on, highly skilled information technology professionals was picking up at the end of 2010, and IT employment for midlevel managers will do the same by the second quarter of 2011, experts say. “Most of the IT people who were laid off over the past two years were managers with no current technical skills, including line managers, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Creative Ways to Cope with Unemployment, Recession

    Creative Ways to Cope with Unemployment, Recession
    When Erik Moser was laid off from his job in January 2009, he improvised to keep his finances afloat. He scaled back on eating out. He picked up a few odd jobs, like babysitting for his sister and dog walking for friends. He even got out of the lease on his Chicago apartment and moved back in with his parents. “Is ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    IT Career Spotlight: Multimedia Specialist

    Organizations are scrambling to create a variety of multimedia packages that combine sound clips, photography, video montages and animation. Enter the multimedia specialist who directs this technologically demanding convergence of media forms. Education and real estate are just two fields capitalizing on multimedia expertise to create online courses, Internet ads and presentations. Participants say the field is exciting, demanding and ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Egypt Unrest Shows Importance of Risk Mitigation in Offshore Strategy

    Egypt Unrest Shows Importance of Risk Mitigation in Offshore Strategy
    In November when I spoke with Salil Dani, a senior research analyst for Everest Research Institute's Global Sourcing team, he told me Africa was becoming an increasingly attractive offshore option, thanks to huge advances in connectivity, a deep labor pool and costs some 30 percent lower than more mature regions like Eastern Europe. When I asked about Africa's biggest challenges, he ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Become a "Minipreneur"

    Become a "Minipreneur"
    Entrepreneurial projects can consume your life. No wonder so many people with limited time and funds defer their dreams of starting a business. But with the help of online technologies, millions of people are keeping their day jobs while trying entrepreneurship as minipreneurs. As defined by trendwatching.com, a firm that tracks and analyzes consumer trends, minipreneurs are a "vast army" of ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Slideshow: Signs of the Times

    Slideshow: Signs of the Times
    From quirky advertising to job-hunting tactics to random acts of desperation, these days it feels like signs of the recession are everywhere we look. Literally. Some are funny, clever or thought provoking. Others are downright depressing. We’ve combed the web to find a collection of photos that best exemplify the uncertain times we're living in. Begin Slideshow
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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