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A new way to make six figures on the Web: teaching

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Miguel Hernandez, the founder of a company specializing in explanatory videos for startups, said he spent about three hours a day for three weeks making an online video course explaining his craft. But, last year, that one video series earned him nearly six figures on the online course platform Udemy....
A new way to make six figures on the Web: teaching
Apple starts $500 off Macs, $250 off iPads employee discount program
Lessons learned from an entrepreneur electrifying rural India

Tech Firms Scour College Campuses for Talent

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Companies are wooing the best engineering and computer science students with equity, fat salaries—and free food....
Tech Firms Scour College Campuses for Talent

Teens in Tech Jobs launches to help companies find interns

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Startups, and companies of any size, are always on the lookout for awesome interns. First, it’s a great way to offload some of the tasks that full-time employees shouldn’t be focusing on, and second it’s great for company culture to bring in some younger blood. Of course, it’s also a...
Teens in Tech Jobs launches to help companies find interns

[GRAPHIC] How Much Are Your Social Media Skills Worth?

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Employment agency OnWardSearch is kicking off Social Media Week by releasing an infographic that gives a snapshot of the state of salaries in the field. Sponsor The Salary Guide, which gives the top 20 markets as well as salary ranges for top job titles in each metro area, is coupled...
[GRAPHIC] How Much Are Your Social Media Skills Worth?

This Startup Just Raised $25 Million To Beat LinkedIn (LNKD, FB)

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BranchOut wants to beat LinkedIn at its own game: helping people use their social network to find a job. Today, the company got a lot more backing to help it out. It announced a $25 million Series C round from Mayfield and other investors, bringing its total funding to $49...
This Startup Just Raised $25 Million To Beat LinkedIn (LNKD, FB)

Why is startup compensation so mysterious

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If you are an entrepreneur, then it is fairly easy for you to use general rules of thumb to come up with the valuation you are likely to get for your startup — depending on the stage of the company (seed, series A and later stages) and the scale of...
Why is startup compensation so mysterious

18 Staggering Stats From Facebook's IPO

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From private jets to stunning salaries and jaw-dropping user data, here's a look at some of the most surprising facts from Facebook's IPO....
18 Staggering Stats From Facebook's IPO

9 Ways To Find Your Next Engineer (Besides LinkedIn) (LNKD)

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There's a very different kind of jobs crisis in Silicon Valley. Startups and large tech companies can't fill all of the openings they have for software engineers, even at ever-rising salaries. Pete Kazanjy thinks he has an answer. The former VMware product manager is launching TalentBin, a search engine for job candidates...
9 Ways To Find Your Next Engineer (Besides LinkedIn) (LNKD)

Apple supplier Foxconn vows to boost salaries and cut hours

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Facing complaints about factory labor practices, Foxconn chairman Terry Gou is pledging more pay but fewer hours. [Read more]...
Apple supplier Foxconn vows to boost salaries and cut hours

Facebook wants to hire China’s top graduates, despite being blocked there

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Being blocked by the government in China isn’t stopping Facebook from eyeing up the best talent in the country for its workforce. The company is reported to be tapping China’s leading universities as it looks to make its US-based team more diverse and multi-cultured. The world’s largest social network is targeting...
Facebook wants to hire China’s top graduates, despite being blocked there

Zuckerberg May Not Give A Hoot About Facebook's Stock Price, But Employees Will

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made it clear that he is not going to manage his company for Wall Street and its quarterly expectations. Henry Blodget says for short term investors, Zuckerberg's philosophy amounts to a "three-alarm klaxon: Don't buy this stock!" But pleasing Wall Street isn't the only reason...
Zuckerberg May Not Give A Hoot About Facebook's Stock Price, But Employees Will

The Highest Paying Jobs At Google [RANKED] (GOOG)

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Google loves its engineers. So it's not much of a surprise that Google's software engineers are the best-paid employees at the company. But there are a bunch of other roles at Google – and a lot of them have salaries that are competitive with Google's bread and butter, according to salary...
The Highest Paying Jobs At Google [RANKED] (GOOG)

Watch An Entrepreneur Dance In The Middle Of A Crowded Street For Control Of His Company

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Tal Raviv, co-founder of a startup that aggregates your contacts from services like Gmail and LinkedIn named Ecquire, at one point faced a crisis in his company: there wouldn't be enough equity to attract future employees. So he offered his co-founders one of two options to get shares of the...
Watch An Entrepreneur Dance In The Middle Of A Crowded Street For Control Of His Company
Smartphone ownership linked to age and wealth

HP's Layoffs Will Squash This Important Business Unit, Employees Warn (HPQ)

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HP is about to layoff a massive number of workers, sources tell us, with one business unit, HP Services, to be particularly hard hit. In 2008, HP spent $13.9 billion on EDS and gave it the name of HP Enterprise Services (HP ES). HP reports earnings on May 23 and  HP...
HP's Layoffs Will Squash This Important Business Unit, Employees Warn (HPQ)

IT Pay: Premiums for IT Skills Drop as IT Departments Reorganize

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The premiums companies pay to IT professionals on top of their annual salaries or contract rates to acquire a specific, desired skill have been declining for a year, according to research into IT pay premiums conducted by Foote Partners....
IT Pay: Premiums for IT Skills Drop as IT Departments Reorganize
Teens-only job board will help you find the perfect startup internship

This Guy's Hot Startup Almost Went Bankrupt. Now He's Kicking Butt In 67 Countries

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Clarizen is hot startup with a fantastic survival story. Today it's growing like mad and on an IPO track. But there was a time when it was hanging on for life, co-founder and CEO Avinoam Nowogrodski told Business Insider. Founded in 2006, Clarizen has 2,000 enterprise customers worldwide and is growing...
This Guy's Hot Startup Almost Went Bankrupt. Now He's Kicking Butt In 67 Countries

Police Ticketing Informal Rideshare Participants Based On No Law, But To Protect Port Authority Revenue

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We've talked many times about how legacy industries and organizations seek to protect against competition they don't like. One example we've mentioned a few times involves taxi companies and bus companies trying to shut down upstarts such as ride-sharing/carpooling services as being "unlicensed" transportation offerings. What they really mean, of...
Police Ticketing Informal Rideshare Participants Based On No Law, But To Protect Port Authority Revenue
Why Content Favors the Old (Entrepreneur)

Linux: Where the Jobs (and Bigger Salaries) Are

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Demand for Linux skills far outstrips supply, a new report suggests, creating a rosy outlook for those who have them....
Linux: Where the Jobs (and Bigger Salaries) Are

How One Startup Managed Its Investment Cash Flow

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Backblaze, a leader in cloud storage, just celebrated its fifth anniversary. While the company is now profitable and its seven founders are getting paid salaries, that wasn't always the case. We got a chance to look deep into the company's balance sheet and see exactly how it managed its...
How One Startup Managed Its Investment Cash Flow

Looking for a Job? Good News: IT Hiring Is on the Rise, Dice Says

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Salaries for tech professionals are also up this year, according to a recent survey....
Looking for a Job? Good News: IT Hiring Is on the Rise, Dice Says

Choose Your Own Adventure: Make a Difference or Make Money

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We are at page 32, and our two options are: A) Become part of the development for the Barack Obama reelection campaign. The largest campaign in history. Solid salaries, measurable impact. or B) Continue working on your untested, unfunded, shoe-string budget startup. Small salaries, unknown potential impact. — For those...
Choose Your Own Adventure: Make a Difference or Make Money

Salaries rebound as Seattle leads U.S. in wage growth

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Is it finally time to wave goodbye to the bitter recession? That’s the word from a new report out from Seattle’s PayScale, which found that wage levels in the U.S. have finally climbed back above the previous high period in the fourth quarter of 2008. During the first quarter of...
Salaries rebound as Seattle leads U.S. in wage growth

IT Salaries Are On The Rise, But Not By Much

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The good news for IT workers: jobs are relatively plentiful and about to become more so. The bad news is that salaries are stuck in low gear. Unemployment for IT workers is 3.8% compared with the national average of 8.3%, reports Coomputerworld in its annual Salary Survey of over...
IT Salaries Are On The Rise, But Not By Much

Study: Salaries Poised to Rise for Workers With Mobile, Cloud, UI Skills

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IT workers who have experience with five popular technologies may see significant salary increases this year, according to a study from IT staffing firm......
Study: Salaries Poised to Rise for Workers With Mobile, Cloud, UI Skills

IBM freezes salaries of executives, many workers

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IBM this year won't be awarding pay raises to its executives as well as some of its workers....
IBM freezes salaries of executives, many workers
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