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Category Archives: Networking

The Fastest 11

It is no secret that the Great Recession has taken its toll on every city in the nation. Some cities though have healed faster than others. In fact, there are some cities in the United States that are growing faster … Continue reading

Posted in College Students & New Grads, Employers, Engineering, Executive Level, Hiring Trends & Data, Human Resources, Information Technology, Job Searching, Mountain Region: Mark Doyle, National: Ben Kertner, Networking, Niche: Ben Kertner, North Central Region: Lee Reynolds, North Eastern Region: Barry Markson, South Central Region: Clint Bannerman, South Eastern Region: Brian Dillon, Uncategorized, Western Region: Garrett Stenson | Comments Off on The Fastest 11

Manufacturing in Red, White, and Blue.

The United States in recent years has been falling behind in the manufacturing sector. Companies have been sending their manufacturing and production to cheaper overseas factories. Lately though, the manufacturing sector in the United States has been making a bit … Continue reading

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S.T.E.M.

STEM is the acronym for Science Technology Engineering and Math. The idea of STEM, and STEM jobs have been at the forefront of the national debate over job creation and education  lately. There have been major campaigns by the government … Continue reading

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Linux Engineers: Shortage & in Demand

Linux engineers are certainly in demand. And that demand seems to be growing over the past several years. Wanted Analytics brings us the data:   A recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle covered the difficulty of filling high-tech jobs, particularly in … Continue reading

Posted in Engineering, Hiring Trends & Data, Information Technology, National: Ben Kertner, Networking, Niche: Ben Kertner, North Central Region: Lee Reynolds, North Eastern Region: Barry Markson, South Central Region: Clint Bannerman, South Eastern Region: Brian Dillon, Western Region: Garrett Stenson | Comments Off on Linux Engineers: Shortage & in Demand

Top 20 Counties for Job Growth over Past 30 days

According to Wanted Analytics, “Employers and staffing agencies posted nearly 1,191,000 new job ads over the past 30 days, a 13% increase over the same period last year. The top 20 US counties by hiring demand saw strong gains over 2010, averaging … Continue reading

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5 Business Card Faux Pas to Avoid

John is at a networking event. He joins a group of people, pulls out a fistful of business cards and hands them out everyone. Then he turns to a new contact, pulls a dog-eared card out of his pants pocket … Continue reading

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Ten tips for making the most of networking events

1. Spend your time meeting and talking with new people instead of people you already know.   2. Begin friendly conversations with those you meet in the refreshment line-up.   3. ALWAYS have business cards with you—no excuses!   4. … Continue reading

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Networking — Does it still work?

“Networking” was the biggest buzz word of the 90’s. To get a job or grow a business — all you had to do was network. Bill Gates’ initial deal with IBM, in which they bought and added the MS DOS … Continue reading

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Sowing and Growing Your Network

The expression “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” used to be said with contempt, because it implied that unqualified people could get jobs just because they knew the right people. That was, of course, true in many … Continue reading

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Developing Your Soft Skills

The most successful IT professionals possess more than technical aptitude. Their interpersonal skills play an integral role in their ability to take on new responsibilities and advance their careers. In fact, in a recent Robert Half Technology survey of 1,400 … Continue reading

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