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Google+ a Potential Tool for Job Searches

Google+ has drawn interest from a wide variety of sectors for its variety of easy communication options. MSNBC's Eve Tahmincioglu suggests that for many industries the site could also see substantial use in looking for jobs. While not necessary in all fields, a growing number of industries make use of social media tools in their […]

Managers Should Consider Dropping Status Meetings

Most workers dread status meetings, whether they have to prepare a presentation or simply suffer through them. As much as many managers insist these meetings are crucial to sharing information, Avinoam Nowgrodski writes for ZDNet that this age-old custom may actually be dispensable. Nowgrodski acknowledges that sharing information is an important function in most businesses, […]

RIM Plans to Cut 2,000 Workers

Competition in the wireless market continues to push some of the smaller players. Smartphone maker Research In Motion has announced plans to cut 2,000 jobs and move around some executives, according to Bloomberg. The cuts would reduce RIM’s workforce by around 10 percent, bringing the company from down to 17,000 employees. The company explained that […]

NYC Aims to Take the Tech Sector

New York City may be the Big Apple, but it still lags behind Silicon Valley in terms of the booming technology industry. In an attempt to change that, The New York Times reports that Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to subsidize a major new science and engineering university in the city. The plan looks to […]

Smaller Start-ups Slowing Job Growth

Xconomy reports that start-ups in the U.S. are hiring fewer people, substantially slowing the growth of new jobs. Many American see their country as exemplifying the entrepreneurial spirit and, while many countries certainly see the same drive from their people, start-ups have accounted for a substantial portion of America’s economy and particularly long-term jobs growth. […]

Personal Devices Beat Out Work Computers

A new survey suggests that workers are substantially more productive using their own electronic devices than they are with those provided by their office, according to The Telegraph. Commissioned by software company Citrix Online and organized by YouGov, the survey asked businesses about the types of technology their employees use and their policies for using […]

MBA Students Interested in Technology Firms

A new survey found a growing number of business school graduates see technology companies as the most appealing places to work, according to The Wall Street Journal. Consulting firm Universum surveyed more than 6,000 students from dozens of business-schools around the country regarding their top five ideal employers. The Journal had the company narrow the […]

Multitasking Hurts Rather Than Helps Productivity

Many American professionals are expected to own a smartphone at this point, and a growing number might have a range of other devices, from tablets to laptops. All of this only adds to the desktops most offices still revolve around and the broad array of programs and applications each of these devices can be used […]

U.S. sees substantial private sector growth

The future of the U.S. economy remains somewhat in doubt, but June showed major improvement in certain areas of employment, according to The Financial Times. The latest ADP National Employment Report found that the private sector in the U.S. added as many as 157,000 jobs in June, compared to only 54,000 in May. The gains […]

Wall Street Shows Some Weakness

For a long time, the financial world has seemed like the unstoppable behemoth of the American economy. The Wall Street Journal notes, however, that the sector is hardly immune to market forces, as evidenced by a growing wave of layoffs sweeping across some of the biggest financial firms. Just since last Tuesday, layoff announcements between […]