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How Biotech Startups Can Defy the Recruiting Odds

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Finding qualified candidates to fill any startup position is tough. But for emerging biotechnology companies, securing experienced candidates with the right expertise can feel like an empty pursuit. In highly technical fields like science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, employees need a certain knowledge base and skill set before jumping aboard. Managers simply can’t justify the… Read more »

The Evolution Of The IT Professional [Infographic]


As technology continues to change, so does the demand for general and specialized IT jobs. This is a growing industry, which has been projected to grow 20% here in the United Stated by 2022. Just think about the amount of courses available now for people wanting to join the profession. Although most of such positions continue… Read more »

2014 in Tech Review: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly


Editor’s Note: The opinions in this story belong to the writer.  It’s time to look back at 2014 and review some of our industry’s achievements and failures this year. There are many lessons to be learned in tech as we prepare for 2015. In this list, we’ve included examples of exceptional leadership and innovation. But… Read more »

3 Health IT Job Trends to Watch in the New Year

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Health IT is a field of constant change. As the various tenets of Obamacare impact healthcare delivery and technology advances at rapid rates, big changes are bound to impact the industry in the new year. But how will these changes affect health IT job seekers? Keep the following trends in mind as you search for… Read more »

What Code Should You Learn in 2015? [Infographic]


As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time to think about our plans for 2015.  Learning how to code may be in your list of resolutions, and why wouldn’t it be? It’s a skill that is in high demand, with employers looking to hire people with proficiency, technical knowledge, and the ability to obtain and process… Read more »

The LinkedIn for Real Estate Professionals, RealConnex, Raises $3.5M in Series A Funding


Miami-based startup RealConnex announced today that it has raised $3.5 million Series A financing round led by Star Capital. RealConnex connects the real estate ecosystem in one online platform, so professionals in the industry can have access to each other and scope out opportunities, in real time. According to The Starting Gate, the new funding will be used… Read more »

Here’s a List of the Highest-Paid Tech Internships


That’s it. I’m leaving my job as a writer and putting my nonexistent coding skills to the test by becoming an intern at some badass tech company! Okay, I’m not really going to do it, but once you see how much some software engineers are getting paid through internships at some of the major tech companies, you… Read more »

Science Can Explain Why You Hate Mondays


Science can explain a lot of things, even how you hate a Monday like today. So now drink that coffee, and maybe this will help you understand why Mondays are particularly difficult days:   1. Your Sleep Pattern Changes during the Weekend And it’s not in the way you expect. According to an article published on Mental Floss,… Read more »

Why Startups Should Hire Big [Infographic]


Any entrepreneur with a new business venture can tell you that hiring is not easy when you’re on a budget. Sometimes you hire an unqualified employee you believe to be a “fast learner” and willing to work for less. There is also the question of time spent on recruitment, when you’re too busy trying to grow your startup,… Read more »

President Obama Supports Net Neutrality and Why You Should Care


Update: Read FCC response to President Obama’s statement here. US President Barack Obama announced today his support for “free and open Internet” rules to ensure that no service is stuck in a “slow lane” without paying a fee. He urged the independent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to “implement the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality,” a… Read more »

7 Must-Have Tools to Become an Effective Content Writer


Writing is an activity that demands a lot of time, effort, and ideas. Every writer has their own shortcomings when it comes to content composition. One of the reasons they fail to meet their deadlines is because they get stuck in creative ruts. Being in such state is what most authors trying to avoid. Whether… Read more »