Archive for the 'jobs' Category

Sep 15 2014

Tech Chasm

One of the topics I think needs more coverage and more solutions, is the shortage of women and minorities in tech jobs.  If you look at a graph of people who hold tech jobs, women and minorities are represented in the valleys and white males represent the highest peaks, hence we have a tech chasm. [...]

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Aug 11 2014

Both Sides Now

Let’s look at both sides of the job seeker – employer equation.  When you think about where you want to take your career, one of the first considerations is the kind of work you want to do, and the industry in which you want to grow.  But an equally important consideration should be your understanding [...]

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Jun 30 2014

Go Team!

Published byHank under jobs, teamwork

You can’t deny the impact that a professional sports organization has on jobs and the local and regional economies.  Whether it’s football, baseball, soccer, hockey, basketball or tennis, there’s no question that professional sports are big businesses.  Die-hard fan or casual observer of any of these or other sports,  we sometimes don’t even realize the [...]

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Jun 13 2014

Fading Film Industry in California

Published byHank under California, industry, jobs

Like almost every other industry around the country, the film industry in California has suffered financially.  Sure, box office revenues may be high, but the cost of producing films in the Golden State has become increasingly prohibitive, even for the big studios.  And in Northern California, where not that long ago five to ten feature [...]

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