While the threat of sequestration is still looming, federal IT workers may take heart in the fact that IT jobs are open and growing.
This month’s issue of the Dice Report notes that IT job openings in the Washington and Baltimore area are up 7% this year. Other metropolitan areas with growth in tech jobs were Silicon Valley, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Dallas, Atlanta, Seattle and Philadelphia.
At the same time, there are several states trying to earn a top spot in the number of available tech jobs. Maryland, for example, has had nearly 6% IT job growth thus far in 2012.
These top-shelf tablets have what it takes to keep up with your business. Some models do a better job of others when it comes to straddling the consumer and business markets, but each one is a fabulous productivity tool that can be a viable alternative to a notebook PC.
The hot social network can help boost website traffic, sales and customer retention.
Pinterest is starting to deliver significant results for some small businesses -- even ones that aren't necessarily visually stimulating. Sure, posting pictures that people re-pin, comment on or "like" may seem innocuous. But when you realize the source of the pin remains as a hyperlink on the photo itself, the possibility of driving people to your website becomes apparent.
Sony is planning to close its optical drive division Optiarc, Japan's Asahi Shimbun reports.
The move is a part of Sony’s global restructuring effort, in which the company plans to cut some 10,000 jobs. Just last week, Sony announced it would cut 1,000 jobs in an effort to revamp its mobile division.
The world of job-seeking has been turned upside down by social media. You have unprecedented access to companies (and hiring managers), you should be building a “personal brand,” you should express personality, but not be aggressive. It can be a tough road to navigate. If you’re looking for a job and some insights about how to land one, it helps to pay attention to the experts. Here are 14 career experts whom you’d be wise to follow on Twitter.
This ALISON free online financial funds course will be of interest to professionals in business and finance, and to financial, business and economic students who want a clearer understanding of the role of funds in financial economics.
Satisfying someone's cravings is a sure fire way to their heart, yet when it comes to the workplace, business owners and managers seem to be constantly missing the mark in satisfying the cravings of their employees.
Capturing the heart of your employees is an important key to improving employee engagement levels, so it makes sound sense to understand what it is that employees really crave, and then to take action to satisfy these cravings.
This excellent article, provide research findings as to what employees really crave, and it then suggests three practices that employers can adopt to satisfy these cravings.
Sheryl Sandberg has penned her first book and it's about an issue near and dear to her heart: helping women get ahead in the workplace.
Sandberg will release a book called Lean In, which collects research, tips and anecdotes from her experience and others highlighting what women need to do to climb the company ladder, according to AllThingsD.
“I believe that the world would be a better place if half our institutions were run by women, and half our homes were run by men,” Sandberg told AllThingsD in an email. “The book contains practical advice for women — and the men who want to help them — on how to lean in and close the gap.”
Early birds get all the credit. Research indicates that morning people tend to be more active and goal oriented, and such larks as Steve Jobs, Craig Newmark of Craigslist, and 25-year old David Karp, founder of the Tumblr blogging platform suggest...
Wantworthy allows you to create a clean and organized wish list for everything you're eyeing online.
Anyone who shops online knows that bookmarks are a consumer’s best friend. Unfortunately, no matter what your self-invented organizational system may be, regular bookmarking results in clutter, numerous folders and forgotten treasures.
Wantworthy helps you to remember what you want so you can actually buy it. The site is decidedly tidy, making adding to and re-visting your wish list enjoyable and fun—which is exactly how shopping should be.