The International Federation of Robotics (IFR) expects new installations of industrial robots to reach 200,000 units in 2014, and grow 12 percent annually between 2015 and 2017. That would boost the world’s industrial robot population to more than 2 million in 2017.
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The United States is one of the worst countries for a work-life balance, reveals a recent report from the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development. In IT, finding this elusive balance can be even more challenging with the constant call of technology and various mobile devices — but it is possible with the right employer and position.
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Over the last few weeks I’ve heard and read much about the global skills shortage and its impact on the economy. It’s a concern for many business sectors, but in particular for the engineering industry.
I recently sat on a panel discussing the findings of a recent Totaljobs/Boston Consulting Group report on global talent mobility. This research focused on the factors that drive individuals to make global moves, but it also highlighted the critical issue of the global skills shortage....more
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The engineers at the front end of any product or project tend to get the bulk of the kudos handed out at completion. But the ultimate safety and success of any given project is dependent on those who use and create the tools of for independent verification and validation. Young engineers and programming prodigies with an interest in the crucial world of independent verification and validation can get a taste of it at NASA.
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Being offered a promotion is typically cause for celebration. Apart from higher pay and maybe a better parking spot, it is a recognition of one’s skill and dedication. But a promotion can bring its own headaches—especially for engineers. In addition to universal challenges, such as when you become the boss of friends (or rivals), the very skills that land an engineer the promotion may become a stumbling block in the new position.more
If you are an IT graduate or professional, earning money should not be a problem for you. That includes those without a full-time IT gig currently.
Simply put, the market for independent and freelance IT work is lucrative, and opportunities are abundant.
Working freelance can actually be more profitable than holding one, full-time job, because freelancers can take on multiple projects and negotiate their prices.
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