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Amazon

The Case for Each of Amazon’s HQ2 Finalist Cities

By | Jan 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Today, Amazon announced the “short” list of cities vying for their second headquarters. After 238 communities submitted proposals for HQ2 to set up shop, the Seattle-based tech giant has now whittled the list down to 20, giving hope to cities across the country. “Thank…

Jobs

5 Stats About the Future of Jobs Drawn From 2017 LinkedIn Data

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 9:20 am

Futurism is a tricky business. The future of jobs — a field of study relevant to anyone hoping to put food on their table — is one of the more popular areas of speculation. According to one study, 65 percent of preteens entering elementary school…

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Interviews

4 Resume-Boosting Tech Skills Most Likely to Land You a Job

By | Nov 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

The tech sector is seeing plenty of job openings — about one million openings are expected over the next five years — but that doesn’t mean you’ll have an easy time nailing an interview. Not only are the open positions highly localized to big tech…

Tips & How To’s

Look for These 5 Traits Before Extending a Job Offer

By | Nov 25, 2017 at 10:30 am

When building your team, there is nothing more important than hiring someone who is not only good at what they do but is also going to mesh well with both the rest of your employees and your customers. A business is nothing without its…

HR and Recruiting

How to Break Into Data Science

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 12:20 pm

With the rise of data science-driven business strategies the need for talent is increasing. Data scientists become masters at accessing, cleaning, organizing, structuring and presenting data that help business owners make important decisions to get ahead of competition. This soft skill set has become…

Ecosystems

Santa Fe

Why Santa Fe Attracts Talent in the Creative Arts

By | Oct 31, 2017 at 1:30 pm

New Mexico is known for being a location host to the Hollywood film industry. From films like Sicario and No Country for Old Men, to TV shows such as Breaking Bad and the latest installation of Meow Wolf, this state consistently welcomes the creative…

Jobs

The Data Doesn’t Back Up That “Automation Creates Jobs” Theory

By | Oct 31, 2017 at 9:20 am

Fairly regularly, I receive pitches from companies talking about the benefits of automation, and how the streamlined workplace is nothing but beneficial for workers, who will be able to work faster and be happier. These companies tout that automation will “support you in becoming…

Jobs

Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs You Can Do From Home

By | Oct 27, 2017 at 10:50 am

A full 98 percent of remote workers self-report that working from home enhances their productivity. Meanwhile, one study has found that only seven percent of workers function best in a typical nine-to-five office environment. And workers are responding to the facts: Nearly two thirds of…

Artificial Intelligence

6 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Change the Way We Work

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Ever since its introduction as an academic discipline back in the 50s, AI has led to a combination of disappointment and optimism. In fact, technological options that were conveyed as impossible, such as optical character recognition, are, presently, run-of-the-mill. While other technologies are yet…

News

5 Ways to Successfully Reach Prospective Talent

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 2:30 pm

There’s never been a better time to be a software engineer. The global IT market is growing at such a lightning pace that the thinning labor pool can’t seem to replenish itself fast enough to meet the colossal demand. Poaching top talent has become…

Jobs

4 Types of Terrible Bosses That Could Drive New Candidates Away

By | Sep 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm

When candidates are sending out resumes, writing cover letters, and meeting for interviews, they’re often lying from the get-go, but not for the reasons you might think. Bad managers are the number one reason people leave their jobs, but it never seems that way…

Jobs

Stanford

10 Best Universities for Locking Down a Job After Graduation

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Finding a job sucks. Between sitting through lengthy interviews, endlessly sending resumés, and constantly doubting your own self worth, the process can take a serious toll on your mental health. And while a good school doesn’t guarantee you a shot at the corner office,…

Jobs

Toronto

Tech Workers Are Actually Moving to Canada More, Thanks to Trump

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The phrase “if you like it so much, why don’t you move there” has long been deployed as a way to get someone to shut up. Recent news on the upswing in Canada’s tech jobs following the change in the U.S.’s presidential administration this…

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Tech Jobs, Cool Restaurants and Make Money Driving

By | Sep 8, 2017 at 9:45 am

With the weekend up ahead, if you are thinking of going out to dinner, having a few drinks and grabbing a ride share home, we have some startups you need to know about. Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help your daily…

Jobs

California

Top Colleges and Majors, Ranked by Future Earning Potential

By | Aug 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm

We can all debate the finer points of going to college — some go purely to learn more about the world, some see it as a stepping stone in an ambitious career, most just think they have to go in order to get any…

Education

DC

12 EdTech Startups Aimed At Solving Jobs Gap

By | Aug 26, 2017 at 4:30 pm

My high school motto is Finis Origine Pendet or “the end depends upon the beginning.” The motto has stuck with me, and it seems especially pertinent as I think about the state of the workforce today. The whole concept of a job is in…

Tips & How To’s

6 Twitter Accounts Every Digital Nomad Should Follow

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 3:50 pm

It sounds like fun and games — and it can be — but being a digital nomad can also be a thankless chore. After all, you have to make sure you have either a steady stream of new gigs lined up in order to…