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Want To Be More Marketable? Add These 11 In-Demand Tech Skills To Your Resume

Tech skills pay more. According to a labor-market analysis by Burning Glass Technologies, 78% of well-paying “middle-skill” positions call for basic proficiency with technology.<p>But I get it: you have a full-time job, volunteering every other weekend, a puppy to train, plans with friends…you’re …

Project Management

Is the business intelligence dashboard dead?

What’s the difference between a company that uses big data like a grown-up and one that is still in the playpen?<p>Collect it, store it, crunch it, display it… big data has always sounded more like a candy-store display than something businesses use everyday. This past year, as the Economist …

Chase ATMs Will Now Let You Withdraw Cash With a Phone

Payment by cell phone and contactless payment have become all the rage with Apple Pay and Android Pay bringing payment to you with the touch of your …

7 Assumptions Recruiters Make About You Based On Your Resume

These small things can quickly knock you out of the running for a job.<p>As a former corporate recruiter, I’ve seen thousands of resumes. And let me tell it to you honestly from this side of the table: Sometimes as my peers look at the vast pile of applicants in front of them, they make snap judgments …

7 Job Certifications That Will Help You Earn More

Bonus: all are offered online.<p>A certification can strengthen your degree, and maybe even improve your income. Better still? It can do all this …

Federal budget proposal seeks billions for grants to states and $100m for competitive grants for school districts over the next three years<p>President Barack Obama said on Saturday he will ask Congress for billions of dollars to help students learn computer science skills and prepare for jobs in a …

Education

Trials at New Mexico’s Spaceport Authority are using new millimetre wave technology to deliver data from drones – potentially 40 times faster than 4G<p>Google is testing solar-powered drones at Spaceport America in New Mexico to explore ways to deliver high-speed internet from the air, the Guardian …

Virgin Galactic

The Resume Section That Matters More Than You'd Think

What section headings do you have on your resume? Let me guess: “Experience,” “Education,” “Additional Information,” and maybe a “Summary” section. …

The Case For Recession Got Stronger This Week

If the U.S. economy were a presidential candidate, you can bet that Donald Trump would label it “low energy.”<p>In the nearly seven years since the end …

A Smooth Refresher on Python's Lists

Python is a wonderful language. Well, it at least taught Gloria to love again! This is an expected thing to happen with a language packed with many …

Samsung's New Laptop Is a Cheaper MacBook Air Alternative

<b>The good:</b> Light and slim design, good performance, beautiful screen <b><br>The bad:</b> Battery life could be longer, keys a little shallow <b><br>Who should buy it:</b> …