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  • Silicon Valley On Apple, Post-Jobs: Success For Now

    Silicon Valley On Apple, Post-Jobs: Success For Now

    CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Apple headquarters is still standing in this leafy Silicon Valley suburb even after Steve Jobs' industry-rattling announcement that he was resigning as chief executive of the company he co-founded in a garage more than three decades ago. Continue Reading

  • Company Face Off: Are You a Mac or a PC? [Quiz]

    Company Face Off: Are You a Mac or a PC? [Quiz]

    For years, consumers have self-identified as Mac or a PC people, a label fueled in part by Apple's Mac vs. PC ads. Some research about the two companies' customers was even done by Hunch.com and it showed that many of the stereotypes are true: Mac lovers are typically younger and more likely to live in urban... Continue Reading

  • Companies Moving Jobs to U.S. From China to Avoid Inflation

    Companies Moving Jobs to U.S. From China to Avoid Inflation

    By Scott Malone MILWAUKEE -- On a recent morning at Master Lock's 90-year-old factory in Milwaukee, a cluster of machinery was whirring, every 2 seconds spitting out the kind of combination locks used by American high schoolers, as the company readied for the back-to-school rush. Continue Reading

  • Top 20 Most Difficult Companies for Interviews

    Top 20 Most Difficult Companies for Interviews

    You might think companies that are the most popular to work for, like Google, Amazon, Apple and Disney, would put job seekers through the most rigorous interview process, but not so, according to recently released research. It's the lower-profile, highly specialized niche firms that are the most difficult to... Continue Reading

  • 5 Big Time CEOs Who Make Less Than You Do

    5 Big Time CEOs Who Make Less Than You Do

    You hear plenty of news about major CEOs who have outrageous, eight-figure salaries and then get multimillion-dollar bonuses on top of that. Some of these CEOs are the same people who oversee major layoffs, leaving former employees penniless on the streets. "Just how much money does one person need?" you... Continue Reading

  • Silicon Valley Hiring Drives Recovery in California

    Silicon Valley Hiring Drives Recovery in California

    Silicon Valley companies are going through a hiring blitz, driving the recovery in California, reports John Shinal in IT-jobs.fins.com. Thanks to jobs being created in technology, California unemployment plunged in October to 10.7 percent from 11.2 percent in September. Last year at the same time, the rate... Continue Reading

  • I Interviewed at Apple Retail

    I Interviewed at Apple Retail

    I'm a 30-year-old multimedia professional and Apple "fan girl" who -- for the purposes of this article -- will go by the pseudonym "Lucy" (since I do not want my current employer to know that I have been interviewing for a new job). I landed a job interview at Apple simply by submitting a cover letter and... Continue Reading

  • Can the iPad Save Media Jobs?

    Can the iPad Save Media Jobs?

    Amongst all the hoopla about Apple's new iPad there was plenty of buzz that this oversized iPod Touch may help save newspapers and magazines. The New York Times even had a representative at the news conference where Apple unveiled the iPad. And when you go to Apple's website page for the iPad, the image in the... Continue Reading