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LinkedIn doesn't just want to help you find a job or a new hire -- it thinks it can contribute even after you're gainfully employed. The company's new LinkedIn Lookup app for iPhones (there's no mention of Android yet) helps you find and contact co-workers using criteria ranging from names to skil...

August 19th 2015 at 12:22pm 0 Comments
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Climbing the career ladder can be daunting. You frequently need new skills to move ahead, but it's not always practical to take time off just to get some new credentials. However, AT&T and Udacity may have just solved this conundrum by unveiling "nanodegrees:" short online courses that are d...

June 17th 2014 at 5:21pm 0 Comments
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EA dished out some details today on EA Sports UFC's career mode, which will drop created fighters into the game's version of the UFC's popular reality TV series, The Ultimate Fighter (TUF). Participating in the TUF tournament lands players on a team coached by a real-life fighter, training and bat...

April 30th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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A handful of big-shot professionals have long had the freedom to express themselves through LinkedIn's blogging platform, but most careerists have had to sit on the sidelines. Starting today, though, just about everyone can have their voices heard -- LinkedIn is opening its publishing platform to...

February 19th 2014 at 5:51pm 0 Comments
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The celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Mac really pointed out to me how much the brainchild of Steve Jobs has affected my life so far. The Mac literally changed my life. In 1983, I was an engineer for a small natural gas pipeline company in Denver and wasn't really sure that I wanted to c...

January 24th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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It's been a little while since we've really talked about this subject. Do you talk about WoW at work? More than just cuddling around the coffee with tales of raids and loot, do you even let on to you coworkers that you've fought the MMO fantastic? With several million players, mainstream exposur...

January 7th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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AMD's next flagship graphics card was only announced a few hours ago, and it won't arrive on the gaming public's plate until January, but already the tech punditry has tasted it, tested it and spat out a soggy little piece of paper that reads: "the fastest single-GPU card in the world." What we'r...

December 22nd 2011 at 1:13pm 0 Comments
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So, you want to work for Apple. You're not alone -- a lot of people love the company so much that they'd do anything to work for Apple. Blogger James Holland at Electricpig has written a detailed guide on how to increase your chances of being hired by the geniuses of Cupertino. Most of his guide is...

February 4th 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments