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6 Random Job Skills Employers Are Looking for in the Covid Era

6 Random Job Skills Employers Are Looking for in the Covid Era

Anyone can tell you that the coronavirus has wreaked havoc across the US economy, and no one is entirely sure how things will shake out in the long term. But the unique impact of COVID-19 has, of course, not been distributed equally. Certain jobs and skills associated with them are seeing a new boom in ...
The job skills needed for a new future

The job skills needed for a new future

The coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally altered the workforce, prompting many to wonder about the jobs of the future and the skills needed to secure them. CNBC Make It’s Karen Gilchrist speaks to job experts and mid-career professionals to learn more about how we might prepare for the rapidly changing landscape. Watch the video on the ...
How a tech business began in a basement and grew into an international company

How a tech business began in a basement and grew into an international company

In the last decade consumers have largely shifted from purchasing from local businesses to shopping online. Srinivasan Prasanna saw this shift as an opportunity to optimize online shopping experiences and started his company iWMS Americas, LLC. in the basement of his Minnesota home in 2014 with himself as the sole employee. Nearly six years later ...
Tech Meltdown Drags Wall Street Lower

Tech Meltdown Drags Wall Street Lower

Stocks on Wall Street fell Tuesday for a third-straight session, led by another sharp sell-off in shares of the same giant tech companies that had led the market back into record territory last month. The Nasdaq composite tumbled more than 4 percent, in the latest of a series of declines for technology stocks that began ...
How the coronavirus pandemic helped convince grocery chains to experiment with

How the coronavirus pandemic helped convince grocery chains to experiment with

Grocery chain Giant Eagle turned one of its stores into a checkout-less shopping experience. A handful of Price Chopper stores in Missouri are offering shoppers access to an app that can scan items and tally up their order, allowing them to skip the checkout line. Wegmans piloted a self-checkout app at three stores prior to ...
5 Simple Ways To Maximize Your Job Search

5 Simple Ways To Maximize Your Job Search

A job search can be stressful and overwhelming, especially in the middle of a pandemic. You may even question whether it makes sense to continue to apply for positions. Yet, the rapidly changing work environment may also bring about new opportunities. Whether you’re looking for a new job or considering a full-blown career change, these ...
How Your Personal Brand Can Create Serendipity For You And Your Tech Business

How Your Personal Brand Can Create Serendipity For You And Your Tech Business

Have you dedicated time to growing your personal brand as a tech leader? If you haven’t, you should. Your personal brand can help create serendipity for both you and your company. A lot of people get hung up on the expression “personal brand,” and if that’s you, look at it this way: Your personal brand ...
Etsy CEO Says A Proposed California Bill Hurts Online Small Businesses…And

Etsy CEO Says A Proposed California Bill Hurts Online Small Businesses…And

  Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 — Etsy’s CEO thinks the proposed California bill would hurt small businesses. This past week Josh Silverman — the CEO of Etsy — made it clear that he thinks the new bill ...
Best Buy says 30% of 1,000 new tech hires will be people of color or women

Best Buy says 30% of 1,000 new tech hires will be people of color or women

Best Buy plans on hiring more than 1,000 new tech employees in the next two years — and 30% will be people of color or women. “We are being incredibly intentional about our hiring decisions and how we approach each and every team to make sure it aligns with the communities in which we operate,” ...
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