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Manufacturing Jobs on the Rise
By: CareerCast
Manufacturing plays an invaluable role in combating the COVID-19 pandemic, as reflected in promising employment figures.
Engineering COVID-19
By: Alan S. Brown for ASME
The novel coronavirus is having a profound impact on a variety of avenues of life, including engineering. ASME explains its role in reshaping engineering.
Tech Skills
By: Haley Shoaf
Tech skills are constantly evolving. Knowing what the most modern skills needed for the job you want can be the difference in landing a position, and not.
Where to find tech jobs
By: Dan Lauer
Silicon Valley may be the tech industry's hub, but it's hardly the only place to find great jobs in the tech sector.
Technology Jobs by City
By: CareerCast.com
Anyone with even surface-level understanding of the tech industry knows that Silicon Valley -- that cluster of cities in and around the San Francisco Bay Area -- is the world's home for technology. However, other North American cities have significant and growing tech economies of their own. What's more, technology is at the heart of some of these cities ranking among the best for job seekers to get the most out of their wages. According to a new study , the second-best city for tech jobs is Seattle -- no surprise, given the Emerald City is home to Amazon and ...
IT Skills
By: CareerCast.com
Prospective employers seek the most skilled in various IT disciplines -- even for those candidates applying for jobs that might not necessarily fall under the IT label.
Meet The Talent Gaps In Tech Head-On
By: CareerCast.com
Mashable recently examined the 10 biggest talent gaps in the tech sector, highlighting positions hirers have difficulty filling. Many of these careers offer salaries exceeding six-figures, and all have favorable employment outlook opportunities. But high pay ties directly into the advanced skill sets necessary, which also explains talent gaps. The value of in-depth tech knowledge in today's marketplace cannot be overstated. Online connectivity has become so ubiquitous, it impacts virtually any career sector, not just IT. Cultivating digital know-how is important regardless of your career. But working in IT specifically might warrant building a skill set that can be turned ...
Small Business Hiring Grows in The Cloud
By: CareerCast.com
Small businesses seem optimistic about increasing sales and hiring in 2013 and are looking to squeeze more productivity out of limited time, staffing and resources. Finding the right business tools that can grow with you but also work well with the tools you already use are essential to helping your business focus on what you do best — serving customers. Having the right tools — such as business-class email, online meetings, remote access to documents, shared calendars and shared contacts — to create, collaborate, connect and help manage day-to-day tasks can help cut costs and increase productivity. CONTINUE READING AT ...
Asia-Pacific Tech Job Market Booming
By: CareerCast.com
All is well in the Asia-Pacific tech job market — if you’re an electronics engineer, computer or software engineer, computer scientist, or IT professional — at least in most of the larger countries. Software skills dominate job listings for technical professionals throughout the region with titles that suggest a narrowing of skill set requirements. Some of the hiring highlights across the region include: General Electric has more than 200 openings for engineers, mostly in Beijing and Shanghai (design, systems, and software engineers top the list). Freescale Semiconductor plans to open 10 new sales offices in China, to be staffed with ...
Tech Talent in Demand in the Asia-Pacific, but Shortage of Skills Still an Issue
By: CareerCast.com
Competition for qualified technical talent in the Asia-Pacific is higher than ever, partly because it is harder to find. Analysts have identified a number of industry sectors where technical skill sets are much in demand. Opportunities in information technology (IT) are wide open, particularly in cloud computing and cybersecurity. An IDC study commissioned by Microsoft suggests that cloud services will have a huge impact on job creation over the next few years. “It will open up new jobs and skill sets across the globe,” says Susan Hauser, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Worldwide Enterprise and Partner Group. Information security analyst ...