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Broader U-6 Unemployment Rate Increases to 16.8% in February [Wall Street Journal - 3/5/10]

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Broader U-6 Unemployment Rate Increases to 16.8% in February [Wall Street Journal - 3/5/10]
Girl power: Seattle ranked 2nd for women entrepreneurs

Solving The Developer Deficit In The Cloud

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Editor’s note: Ruben Daniels is CEO and co-founder of Cloud9 IDE, a leading cloud-based Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that enables web and mobile developers to work together and collaborate in remote teams anywhere, anytime. Software is taking over the world. This sentiment has become widely accepted throughout the tech community, most...
Solving The Developer Deficit In The Cloud

15 Gadgets That Will Make You Feel Old

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Remember those pre-iPhone days when Motorola made the hottest phone on the planet? It may feel like yesterday, but it was longer ago than you think. Same goes for a bunch of other insanely popular gadgets and apps. Take a look at these old relics and try to remember what...
15 Gadgets That Will Make You Feel Old
An inside look at the high-tech awakening in Las Vegas
Your 2013 resolution: Come to terms with being "only" an engineer...

Veterans, meet tech jobs: VetsinTech program launches this week

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An upcoming evening program this week in San Francisco will connect veterans with tech jobs. We have waves of new veterans coming back from overseas deployments to a job market that is already pretty tight. Across the board, the unemployment rate among veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan is staggering,...
Veterans, meet tech jobs: VetsinTech program launches this week

'We are the 8%' - why tech companies matter to the UK economy | Saul Klein

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With economies faltering, what we need are the trailblazing startups that can shape our futureFTSE 100 companies and the public sector are failing to take advantage of the transformative potential of the internet economy, which now represents more than 8% of UK GDP."Flatlining", "pre-recovery", "stagnant", "sluggish" - we're running out...
'We are the 8%' - why tech companies matter to the UK economy | Saul Klein

Mixed state jobless numbers ‘confound’ economists, but signs point to better times

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Numbers sometimes tell strange stories, and that appears to be the case in the latest unemployment report from the Washington State Employment Securities Department. The analysis found that the unemployment rate actually dropped to 8.1 percent in Washington state during April, down from 8.3 percent in March. However, the good...
Mixed state jobless numbers ‘confound’ economists, but signs point to better times

HERE COMES THE JOBS REPORT... (SPY)

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Let's do this, folks! At 8:30 AM ET we get the April Non-Farm Payrolls report AKA The Jobs Report. Analysts are looking for 160K net new jobs created. That's up from 120K last month. Our official prediction is for 146K new new jobs, and the official Twitter prediction is 120K....
HERE COMES THE JOBS REPORT... (SPY)

Good news: Jobless rate falls to 8.3 percent in Washington

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Seattle rainbow We often feel like we’re in a bubble covering the tech industry, a sector which has shown resilience and strength despite the troubles in the overall economy. But are things finally starting to turn around for the majority of Washingtonians? According to the state’s Employment Security Department, that...
Good news: Jobless rate falls to 8.3 percent in Washington
EXCLUSIVE: Romney's Plan Will Balloon The Deficit And Radically Increase The National Debt

Here's The Chart That Romney Should Bludgeon Obama With

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Barack Obama has made several big mistakes in his Presidency, but the biggest one is arguably this: He didn't manage the country's expectations well enough on the economy, especially with respect to unemployment. On the contrary: When it comes to jobs, Obama overpromised and underdelivered. And Mitt Romney has every...
Here's The Chart That Romney Should Bludgeon Obama With
Iraq Veterans Launch RallyPoint: A LinkedIn For The Military (And Life After)

These 12 technologies will drive our economic future

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Most of the writing you see about the economy speaks to narrow questions: What will growth be this year? When will the unemployment rate get back to normal? And so on. But the things that will determine standards of living a generation from now have almost nothing to do with...
These 12 technologies will drive our economic future

How - And Why - Startups Should Hire Millennials

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It's like a harmonic convergence. Startups need workers, and the largest generation ever born in America -- the Millennials -- is desperately searching for work. But as every startup knows, it's never as easy as all that. According to a new research study from PayScale, the world's leading provider of...
How - And Why - Startups Should Hire Millennials

HERE COMES THE JOBS REPORT... (SPY)

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This is it, folks! The most closely watched indicator in the world, the US Non-Farm Payrolls Report, comes out at 8:30 AM ET. Analyst expect to see 150K net new jobs created in the month. That's up from 115K last month, but it's still mediocre. The unemployment rate is expected...
HERE COMES THE JOBS REPORT... (SPY)

Unemployment rate for electrical engineers soars

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The unemployment rate for people at the heart of many tech innovations, electrical engineers, rose sharply in the first quarter of this year. The reasons for this spike aren't clear, but the IEEE-USA says the increase is alarming...
Unemployment rate for electrical engineers soars

Electrical engineers see sharp uptick in Q1 jobless rate

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The unemployment rate for people at the heart of many tech innovations -- electrical engineers -- rose sharply in the first quarter of this year for reasons that aren't clear....
Electrical engineers see sharp uptick in Q1 jobless rate

Using mobile technology to tackle unemployment in developing countries

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We need better understanding of mobile learners, not mobile phones, to address the challenge of youth unemploymentAttention in the development sector has shifted sharply towards two areas over the past couple of years: youth and employment. While the huge increase in some countries' 15-24 year old population offers an opportunity...
Using mobile technology to tackle unemployment in developing countries

HERE COMES THE JOBS REPORT...

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Here it comes: The final Non-Farm Payrolls report before the 2012 election. The report needs no hype. Analysts are looking for 125K new jobs, and for the Unemployment Rate to rise to 7.9%, a tick up from 7.8%. We'll have the number LIVE right here at 8:30 AM ET. Please...
HERE COMES THE JOBS REPORT...

And Here Are The Charts That Will Get Obama Reelected...

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Last week, we printed the chart that will get Obama fired. That chart shows the unemployment rate projected by the incoming Obama administration as compared to the actual unemployment rate over the past four years--which has been far higher than even the nightmare-scenario projection. The Republicans will no doubt use...
And Here Are The Charts That Will Get Obama Reelected...

HP, IBM Shares Fall With Dow on Weak Jobs Report

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Word that the U.S. unemployment rate remained stuck in June at 8.2 percent after employers added only 80,000 jobs whacked the Dow Jones Industrial average, causing it fall by nearly 2 percent Friday. And two tech stocks took more than their share of the burden: Hewlett-Packard and IBM. Shares of...
HP, IBM Shares Fall With Dow on Weak Jobs Report

Why Microsoft Is Like The GOP

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[Editor's note: Joachim Kempin is a former top Microsoft executive and author of a new memoir, Resolve and Fortitude: Microsoft's 'Secret Power Broker' Breaks His Silence. This is Kempin's fourth column on Microsoft for ReadWrite. See his earlier contributions here, here and here.] Over the last couple of weeks, my provocative weekly columns and blogs...
Why Microsoft Is Like The GOP

The Workforce Double Whammy: No Jobs. Wrong Skills.

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It's counterproductive to discuss whether we have a talent shortage or high unemployment. We have both. Even as the economy recovers, the Obama administration's Council of Economic Advisors earlier this year projected that the unemployment rate would stay well above 6% until 2015. At the same time, the argument that...
The Workforce Double Whammy: No Jobs. Wrong Skills.

Building Digital Literacy: JobScout Brings Its Online Learning Platform To iOS To Teach You How To Find A Job

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It’s easy to get lost in the Silicon Valley and Bay Area tech bubbles, where it seems that everyone carries five phones, owns three laptops and just had lunch with a sentient robot. But, the reality is outside of the bubble is a little different. Digital literacy is a privilege,...
Building Digital Literacy: JobScout Brings Its Online Learning Platform To iOS To Teach You How To Find A Job

IT manager hiring, unemployment rates rise

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There are more IT managers working today than two years ago, but their unemployment rate is rising as well. It's a paradox of government data, but there are theories for the apparent discrepancy....
IT manager hiring, unemployment rates rise

Need a tech job? Study shows 80 percent of Seattle CIO's plan to hire IT staff in 2Q

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If you’re in the Seattle market for an IT job, this is your time. A study from Robert Half Technology surveyed more than 100 CIOs from companies in the Seattle area with 100 or more employees. Results show that 80 percent of those CIOs will be making hires for IT positions in...
Need a tech job? Study shows 80 percent of Seattle CIO's plan to hire IT staff in 2Q

Dice: US tech unemployment stands at 3.3%

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The unemployment rate among U.S. IT workers stood at 3.3% in the fourth quarter of 2012, significantly lower than the overall unemployment rate of 7.8%, according to tech job board Dice....
Dice: US tech unemployment stands at 3.3%

Paul Ryan Goes Online In Search of Quora Constituency

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Not to be outdone by President Obama’s Reddit AMA, the Republican’s nominee for Vice President today took to Quora to spread the word on how his opponents are collapsing the economy, squandering jobs, and slaughtering innocents. Sample passage: Right now, 23 million men and women are struggling for work.  Nearly...
Paul Ryan Goes Online In Search of Quora Constituency
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