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Where To Find The New Engineering Jobs
By: CareerCast.com
Four years after the peak of the financial crisis, the engineering profession continues to rebuild itself. The job growth rate might be modest compared to prerecession numbers, but hiring is increasing, salaries are up, and long-term job prospects look good, most notably in the United States but also in the BRIC countries—Brazil, Russia, India, and China. Not surprisingly, electrical and computer engineers are still generally in demand at high-tech companies, consulting and finance firms, research institutions, and in government. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the United States for electrical engineers and computer engineers ...
New IT Career Guide
By: CareerCast.com
Learn more about today's global market in this comprehensive guidebook to all things informational technology. Where are the fastest-growing IT markets? Does it make more sense to attend graduate school or jump into the workforce? And how valuable is an internship to launching your IT career? READ MORE AT IEEE SPECTRUM
High-Paying Tech Careers
By: CareerCast.com
Looking to make the biggest bucks in the fastest growing industry? There are two crystal clear — albeit unsurprising — commonalities among the top 10 highest paying jobs in the tech industry. If you want to cash in the biggest checks, you have to: Step 1: Become a killer programmer or big data expert. Step 2: Move to the West Coast. READ MORE AT MASHABLE
Improve The Tech Job Market By Improving Tech Education
By: CareerCast.com
To stay competitive as a nation, the U.S. needs more STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) professionals who can be the next generation of scientists that creates new, innovative technologies and solves world problems. It is hard to be an international leader, however, when U.S. K-12 students have poor STEM performance and a decreasing interest in STEM careers. As reported by the Pew Research Center, testing of 15-year-olds in dozens of countries placed the U.S. 35th out of 64 countries in math and 27th in science. In addition, fewer students are entering STEM fields, especially engineering. According to the National ...