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7 Little-Known Ways to Find New Prospects on LinkedIn

LinkedIn

25-year-old CEO shares 5 tricks to fast-track your career in 2017

After Brian Wong graduated college at age 18, he co-founded a company that received more than $32 million in venture capital funding and landed …

Employment

IBM's Rometty will talk 'new collar' jobs with Trump

While many of the tech execs arriving at Wednesday's Tech Summit at Trump Tower may be on the defensive, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty is playing offense. Her message for the President-elect: Big Blue is already creating jobs.<p>Rometty hopes to bend incoming President Donald Trump's ear about ways to better …

Tech Startups Struggle to Tap $82 Billion in Federal Contracts - Bloomberg

Jason Wagner’s cyber startup sells a digital platform federal agencies need. But lacking the heft or connections of a major defense contractor, it …

Government

Where The Jobs Will (And Won't) Be In 2017

I am a New York City-based journalist and staff writer for Forbes Magazine and Forbes.com covering leadership. I'm interested in how individuals inspire a team and lead it to success, and all the wisdom they earn along the way. I have a degree in business journalism from Columbia University, have …

Leadership

2017 Predictions For AI, Big Data, IoT, Cybersecurity, And Jobs From Senior Tech Executives

I'm Managing Partner at gPress, a marketing, publishing, research and education consultancy. Previously, I held senior marketing and research management positions at NORC, DEC and EMC. Most recently, I was Senior Director, Thought Leadership Marketing at EMC, where I launched the Big Data …

Big Data

Career Focus: Tips for Effective Skype Job Interviews

Few things in life are more stressful than job interviews and the prospects of the new lives that could start — or be stalled — because of them. Most …

3 Ways to Use LinkedIn in 2017 to Grow Your Business

It's time to take full advantage of LinkedIn for your business.<p>Linkedin has been a big deal for quite sometime now but when Microsoft announced their 26 billion dollar acquisition, the social media site jumped to an entirely new level.<p>For Microsoft, the deal is very logical. Commenting on the …

LinkedIn

Want a Job in Silicon Valley? Keep Away From Coding Schools - Bloomberg

It was a calamitous job interview two years ago that prompted Jose Contreras to demand his money back from the coding school he attended. His …

Software Engineering

How To Evaluate A Recruiter In 30 Seconds

I was a Fortune 500 HR SVP for 10 million years, but I was an opera singer before I ever heard the term HR. The higher I got in the corporate world, the more operatic the action became. I started writing about the workplace for the Chicago Sun-Times in 1997, but it took me ages to find my own …

Fortune 500

3 Lessons I Learned From Bombing An Interview That I Thought Was A Sure Thing

We are your ultimate career destination, offering exciting job opportunities, expert advice, and a peek behind the scenes into fantastic companies and career paths. We believe that you can and should love your job--and be successful at it--and we want to help make that happen. Whether you're just …

Leadership

Facebook Isn’t Just for Friends – Now It's for Your Career

These positions pay well and are in demand.<p>(iStockPhoto)<p>Whether we’re making it, spending it, saving it or in lack of it, we think about money a lot. …

4 Ways to Improve Your Networking Conversations

You hear it all the time, especially in today’s hustle and gig economy.<p><i>“Who you know matters,”</i><p><i>“You need to network.”</i><p>So you go to conferences, sign-up …

Networking

SMART-ly Redefining Your Career Goals

In September, I shared with you ways to identify and set strategic goals. We reflected on our interests and where we want to dedicate more brain …

Embracing and Retraining for Innovation: AT&T Strategy Aims to Disrupt Itself Part II

Embracing and Retraining for Innovation: AT&T Strategy Aims to Disrupt Itself Part II An evolving AT&T strategy has set out on a journey to maximize …

Innovation

Betaspring Cofounder on What It Takes for Startups to Make It

Once he became an entrepreneur, IEEE Member Allan Tear says he never wanted to get a “real job” again. He had been working in the telecom industry …

Entrepreneurship

Boost Your Pay and Improve Work-Live Benefits With These Tips

There’s an old adage when it comes to salary negotiation that goes: “He who speaks first, loses.”<p>I don’t subscribe to the philosophy of winners and …

Employment

Plastics That Cool and Cars That Communicate Like Bees

Member <b>Salvatore Campione</b> received the Outstanding Young Professional Award from IEEE–Eta Kappa Nu (HKN), the organization’s honor society. The award …

Science

Manage Your Own Performance

October 1st, 2016 by Sherri Edwards in Business, Individual<p>Many people dread their annual performance reviews. The anxiety created by worrying about …

Employment

Leverage Your Value as a Volunteer

Nonprofit organizations and volunteering go hand in hand. Organizations rely on volunteers to support their programming, spread awareness of their …

Leadership

Three steps to reinventing your career—even if you’re not sure what you want to do next

In 2012, I was working in the Park Avenue offices of BlackRock, investing in hedge funds. I managed a great, diverse team of people, and every day I got to chat with the most successful investors in the world.<p>But I felt an itch. I wanted to learn about a new industry. I wanted to be more creative. …

Employment

Long-Term Unemployment? Tackle it With a Collective Approach!

We know that long-term unemployment, while devastating to seekers, affects communities, too. So what would a more collective approach to tackling …

Employment

Doing Work the Way We Always Have Discourages Creativity

As I was skimming my Twitter feed, I came across a quote posted by @IEEEorg from Gary Kildall, the inventor of the Control Program for …

Creativity

eBook: A Living Resume - Vol. 3: Documenting your Professional Service, Community Service Consultancies

Every company likes to have well-rounded folks working for them, people who are vital elements of their communities—walking billboards for your …

U.S. Protecting Us from AI

From lost jobs to nuclear holocaust, any negative impact artificial intelligence could have on society is what the U.S. government wants to head-off.

Computer Science

Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer explains the 3 keys to building a powerful brand

Shake Shack founder and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, Danny Meyer, is a master of hospitality. At 27, he started his first restaurant. When he first started Shake Shack, it was a small hot dog cart. Now it boasts restaurants all over the globe. Meyer reveals what it takes to build a …

Shake Shack

Engineering and Business A Combination for Success

Before becoming a professor at the University of Notre Dame, engineer Bob Dunn enjoyed a successful 33-year business career. During this time he …

Education

Why Engineers Could Make The Best Business Leaders

Missing since 1940: engineers as business leaders. Looking back in America’s history, some of the greatest business leaders were engineers. The Panama Canal construction was managed entirely by engineers like John Frank Stevens. Thomas Edison is one of the most notable American engineers and …

Business