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  • 'Apps Economy' Creates Nearly Half Million Jobs In 5 Years, Study Says

    'Apps Economy' Creates Nearly Half Million Jobs In 5 Years, Study Says

    Americans love their mobile devices. So much so that last year, for the first time ever, smartphones, such as Apple Inc.'s popular iPhone, outsold personal computers. Helping to drive demand are "apps," inexpensive programs that are essentially mini computer applications. Apps are a boon for users who want... Continue Reading

  • 5 Tips To Help Land That Dream Tech Job

    5 Tips To Help Land That Dream Tech Job

    By Melissa Santos You see those 'dream jobs' listed all the time – sought after roles, interesting products or services, great company, culture, and perks. You may be fortunate enough to hear back from some of the companies for an informal conversation, or better yet, brought in for an interview.... Continue Reading

  • High Cost Of Living Shrinks Silicon Valley's Sizable Paychecks

    High Cost Of Living Shrinks Silicon Valley's Sizable Paychecks

    Silicon Valley is a mecca for tech workers. Not only is it home to some of the world's best known and most influential technology companies, but landing a job there can result in a handsome paycheck. The downside is that the region south of San Francisco Bay is a pricey place to live, which raises the... Continue Reading

  • Now Hiring: Groupon

    Now Hiring: Groupon

    Groupon, the online daily deal site, is so desperate for employees that the company is staging a big billboard campaign in Northern California. They're looking to hire at least 100 developers and technologists at its Palo Alto location, but they're still hiring at their home base in Chicago as well. A... Continue Reading

  • Now Hiring: Hewlett-Packard Looking for Thousands

    Now Hiring: Hewlett-Packard Looking for Thousands

    Further proving that if you're a good software engineer, you can write your own ticket, Palo Alto, California-based tech firm Hewlett-Packard (HP) was advertising 2,383 openings at last count, with openings for software developers, testers, designers, business operations specialists, strategic development... Continue Reading

  • 75,000 Apply for 6,000 Google Jobs -- in One Week

    75,000 Apply for 6,000 Google Jobs -- in One Week

    Once word got out last week that Google would be hiring at least 6,000 in 2011, the resumes came pouring in. The high-tech company, based in Mountain View, Calif.,received 75,000 applications last week -- that's 15 percent more than their previous highest week, which was in May 2007. Continue Reading

  • Five Job Search Tips for Tech Pros

    Five Job Search Tips for Tech Pros

    With employment opportunities exploding for technology and analysis positions, especially in the financial services sector, tech job seekers need to focus on their "personal branding" and emphasize their responsibilities, and not just their roles, as they begin to prepare to make a job move in... Continue Reading

  • Tech Salaries Flat, But Jobs Still Hot

    Tech Salaries Flat, But Jobs Still Hot

    You probably won't find a lot of sympathy for technology professionals who are disheartened because they had to endure a second straight year of nearly flat salaries -- especially since they garnered, on average, salary increases of about 1 percent*, which brought the average annual salary to $79,384, up from... Continue Reading

  • Tech Bounces Back with 47,000 Jobs, Mostly in Oklahoma City

    Tech Bounces Back with 47,000 Jobs, Mostly in Oklahoma City

    The year 2010 saw both the bottoming out and the strong return of the tech sector, reports Bloomberg Business Week. Leading the comeback kids has been Oklahoma City which has been trying to take on Silicon Valley. How does the tech sector look now? According to Moody's Analytics, the tech sector added 47,000... Continue Reading