Flipside Crypto’s Balter Talks Uber, #MeToo, Cryptocurrencies

Imarticus Learning

Xconomy recently reached out to business and technology leaders from around our network to put 2017 in perspective and look ahead. The past year was a turbulent one for the tech industry. There was a new controversy seemingly every week, whether it was Uber’s myriad scandals ; more personal data breaches ; Russia’s use of social media and other online platforms to try and influence U.S.

Hard Work And Ambition Are Rewarded At Drift

Career Realism

Drift is the fastest-growing technology company in Boston, but it remains committed to fostering a company culture of openness and teamwork. Drift has offices in Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, and will soon open an office in Tampa. On the surface, that may not seem like an easy task for the conversational marketing platform that has gone from 82 employees to 300 in 18 months, and could be up to 475 employees by the end of 2020.

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Tech Culture is in CTC’s DNA

Career Realism

Chase Technology Consultants (CTC) has a tech-centric culture that makes it easy for them to understand the needs of the talent they recruit. NOTE: Be sure to watch the video above to learn more about the company and why it can help you find better gigs in Boston! FUN Factor Workplace WOW Factor boston chase technology chase technology consultants company CTC culture mobile developer partners software developer software engineer staffing tech web developer

Toast, Inc. Strives To Be The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Career Realism

headquartered in Boston, is a cloud-based restaurant software company that provides restaurants with a management and point of sale system. There's a real cool component to the technology and the impact it has on our customers." In addition to its headquarters in Boston,Toast also has offices in Omaha, Chicago, Portland (Oregon) and Dublin, Ireland. Employees at Toast , or Toasters as they are referred to at work, have a lot to be excited about. Toast, Inc.,

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Non-Competes Can Hurt Your Hiring

Hiring Technical People

Marx has also surveyed inventors in the speech recognition industry around the country and found that about 25 percent of those who were bound by noncompetes often took “occupational detours’’ into other technology sectors reluctantly, to avoid getting sued. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

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Using Your Network

Hiring Technical People

Q&A with the Recruiting Animal → Using Your Network Posted on May 13, 2008 by johanna I found my first job with the help of an on-campus recruiter, and with a local Boston-area recruiter. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

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How to Prevent Business Tech Overload

Water Cooler Wisdom

Technology for technology's sake can hurt. I discussed this issue with Amber Anderson, CEO of organizational advisory firm Kayson  in Phoenix; Rebecca Devaney, CEO of Hunter Creative Labs , a pro-social product development lab in Boston; and Thomas Smale, co-founder of online business brokerage FE International  in London. What business technology do you need to run a successful company?

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Should Your Business Have a Physical Location?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Here, Peter Awad, co-founder of  Mission Meats in Decorah, Iowa; Lindsay Kolber, co-founder of LogicPrep in Armonk, New York; Brian Podwinski, owner of Blue Blood Brewing Company in Lincoln, Nebraska; and Ismael Wrixen, co-owner of brokerage firm FE International in Boston, Massachusetts, sound off. Best Practices Entrepreneurship HR Issues Life in the 21st Century Management Productivity TechnologyAre you having trouble choosing a business location for your company?

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Telepresence Robots Coming to an Office Near You

Water Cooler Wisdom

Using telepresence robotics technology by Double Robotics and others, organizations are virtually sending their employees on client meetings and speaking engagements every day. Telepresence is one of the few commercial applications of robotics technology that I’ve been genuinely excited about. She lives in Boston, but most of her colleagues are in an office in San Francisco, and she was feeling left out. Embot was also a little rough around the edges technology wise.

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Tweet Your Way to a Possible Job - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career.

Jobacle

Sprint, for example, supplies a class at Bostons Emerson College with smartphones and unlimited service in exchange for students working gratis on the companys local Internet push.” I know that universities have been incorporating technology, but it seems we don’t normally hear much about it outside of marketing major tracts or MBA programs.

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15 Summer Releases for your TBR List

Ms. Career Girl

It’s 2050: technology has greatly advanced, two opposing ideologies divide humanity, and climate change is in full swing. Chicago’s Betty Robinson, Boston’s Louise Stokes, and Missouri’s Helen Stephens set out to defy society’s expectations of what women can do. It’s finally summertime! And even though a lot of us are stuck at home, that doesn’t mean we can’t find some time in our busy schedules to take a break.

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51 Company Career Sites for Direct Links to Jobs

Career Alley

Boston Consulting Group. 5 Links and Tips to Finding a Career in Technology Consulting. Job search is a classic example of being in the right place at the right time. You don’t stand much of a chance if 100 resumes were submitted to a job opportunity before yours was submitted. While you might be the perfect person for the job, “getting there first” is (unfortunately) often more important than any other factor. So, what can you do?

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Boston, Massachusett’s thoughtbot growing, adding jobs in 2014 : App design and development firm is Ruby on Rails expert. World Wide Technology adds a world of jobs in St. RapidMiner opens worldwide HQ in Cambridge, Massachusetts : Predictive analytics firm hiring for Boston-area office. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

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Top 10 Cities of Geeks

Resume Bear

The tiny city was founded in 1651 and is located about 25 miles from Boston. Boston, MA : Whether you’re a history geek, food geek, arts geek or brainy, Ivy League geek, Boston is the city for you. Just imagine all the geeks working, visiting and attending class in Boston: you’ll be surrounded! Remember when geeks started having a comeback? Are they cool yet?

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Top 10 Cities For New Grads

Resume Bear

Boston, MA – Boston has the lowest unemployment rate of the top east coast cities (7.1%), yet the cost living is higher than NYC ($1,112). Still, Boston hones many educated citizens and large companies. As for jobs, Seattle has space for clean technology and life sciences, and is the hub for Amazon, which posted over 1,900 job ads. Home to 4,133 information technology firms, 50 digital media companies and 30 clean tech firms, low skilled workers need no apply.

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The Job Market for Tech is Moving Forward. You Should Too.

Career Rocketeer

For engineers and other technologists, the perception of a down market does not match the reality of an incredibly active technology market. This demand springs from three job markets growing simultaneously: financial services, established companies leaning heavily on technology, and the vibrant startup scene. Established Technology Drivers New York has rich offerings beyond the financial services industry. A variety of companies are using technology to engage consumers.

Hot Careers – Have you Thought about Consulting?

Career Alley

Boston Consulting Group - Also a very well known and highly respected consulting firm. There is a split between functional roles: Consulting Services, Technology Services, Outsourcing Services, Financial Services and Local Professional Services. For those looking to change their career and have thought about consulting, now may be the time for this hot career.

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Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Career Coach in Boston. Home to world renown colleges and universities, Boston is the 21 st most populous city in the United States. Being a port city, Boston provides access and opportunity to individuals looking to advance their careers. TurningPoint Boston TurningPoint Boston is a career coaching, counseling, and small business coaching company that looks to help people find their passions and market themselves and their businesses for maximum visibility.

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April Roundup

Ms. Career Girl

Coordinating a slew of editorial changes and new technology among a team of 12 busy girls from cities across the US was definitely a challenge but also a lot of fun. We gave you some Style and Beauty advice, shared a few real stories of our own, introduced you to two AMAZING real career girls and even addressed friendship breakups and technology’s role in our romantic relationships. Sleeping with the Technology. A Boston Marathon Story.

2013 116

Adjusting an Employee’s Workload Based on their Brain Activity

Workology

According to the Boston Globe such a device has been created by two researchers in Boston at Tufts University’s Human-Computer Interaction Lab. While this was created with air traffic controllers in mind the technology could be applied to any number of jobs that require high attention but may produce attention issues. You know how sometimes you feel like your brain is going to explode because of all the crap you are dealing with?

2014 104

Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Other People, Pt 2

Hiring Technical People

Surely, in the Boston area, there must be non-white, young and older people looking for jobs. Let’s start talking about hiring people in technology who don’t look like us. In Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Women, Pt 1 , I wrote about the need to add women to your team, and what you could do. But just hiring women isn’t enough. You need race and age diversity, along with personality diversity to get the best products out of your teams.

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Why Your Office Needs a Director of People

Workology

It’s an ironic phenomenon that as our world becomes increasingly automated through technology, our businesses have become more people centered than ever before. For instance, The Boston Consulting Group first exhibits dedication to their workforce far before they’re ever hired by devoting thousands of dollars and an average of 100 hours to recruiting each consultant in order to get the right people. Pretty unheard of, but The Boston Consulting Group gets it.

2013 109

Top 5 Ways Employers Can Help Women Advance

Resume Bear

The company regularly creates and curates content on its Women Powering Business blog and convenes live conversations about women in leadership through its Women Powering Business initiative, including upcoming events in San Francisco (November 12) and Boston (November 14). Randstad Technologies is also partnering with CIO’s Executive Council to host events focused on women in technology careers in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C.,

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Three Tips to Unleash the Creative Entrepreneurs in Your Community

Ms. Career Girl

From Boston to Bangladesh, creative entrepreneurs are building companies at the cutting edge of digital fabrication, augmented reality, design and entertainment. However, today’s creative companies are anchored in technologies and digital innovations. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us.

Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Resume Bear

Information Technology and Services. Greater Boston Area. In honor of LinkedIn passing the 100 Million member mark this week, I thought I’d introduce you to the 10 most connected people on LinkedIn. Each of these members has at least 30,000 first-level connections. Ron’s got the most with more than 43K! Ron Bates. Managing Principal, Executive Advantage Group, Inc. San Francisco Bay Area. Staffing and Recruiting. Member #141450. Kenneth Warner Weinberg.

2011 196

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Carbonite’s new Boston, Massachusetts HQ has space for 400 : Online backup firm will have space to add 150 new employees. CGI Group to open technology center in Lafayette, Louisiana, create 800 jobs : University of Louisiana provides computer science professionals for state’s economy, thanks to CGI. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

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50 Happiest Companies for 2012

Resume Bear

Boston Scientific. Wipro Technologies. Infosys Technologies. CareerBliss announces employees’ choice for the happiest places to work! See Top 10 We’re proud to reveal the winners of CareerBliss’ Happiest Companies in America Awards for 2012, thanks to thousands of employees from around the country.Of

2012 197

Ask Deb – 5 Steps to Step Up Your Job Search

Careers Done Write

JG, Chief Information Officer, Boston, MA. Since you are a CIO, you will want to search under Information Technology, Software, and Hardware. Your team did a great job on a résumé revision for me last month. It looks amazing and I am really pleased. I have been submitting it to every job posting I see online and am even getting interviews, but I still haven’t gotten a solid offer on the table. What can I do to step it up?

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Best Companies to Work for 2014

Resume Bear

The Boston Consulting Group. World Wide Technology. Fortune’s Top 100 Companies to Work for 2014 List is out and Google tops the list again this year! List Rank. Company Name. of US Employees. Google. 42,162. 6,588. 2,552. Edward Jones. 38,015. Quicken Loans. 8,386. Genentech. 11,998. salesforce.com. 6,739. Intuit. 7,728. Robert W. Baird & Co. 2,704. DPR Construction. 1,356. Camden Property Trust. 1,784. Wegmans Food Markets. 43,564. David Weekley Homes. 1,052.

2014 161

10 Tips To Achieve A Perfect Harmony In Your Career And Life

Ms. Career Girl

You can use technology to become more meticulous with your time, and by grouping work emails and messages, and shunning procrastination. She has pursued her PhD from Boston University. Don’t be fooled by the television commercials showing women hustling between their careers and personal lives. It gets much harder for women to achieve a balance in their personal and professional life, as it requires managing both these elements by adopting a meticulous approach.

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Top Internship Programs Announced

Ms. Career Girl

The Boston Consulting Group. Tech & Engineering Internship: Capital One Technology Development Program. The post Top Internship Programs Announced appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

Jobs from the Best, Biggest and Most Admired Companies – Vol I

Career Alley

Boston Consulting Group – Number 2 on Fortune’s list, BCG (as they are known in the industry) is a top tier consulting company. Known as a leader in technology and the customer experience, it is no wonder they are on the top of the list. Their careers page is pretty neat, and jobs are split along the lines of Corporate, retail stores and students and college grads.

2012 197

What Businesses Hire a Corporate Financial Analyst?

Imarticus Learning

In today’s changing technological landscape data is the king and strategic use of data’s army will help win the war of business. Companies like Boston Consulting Group, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citi, Fidelity Investments are some established players in the financial domain and they have a plethora of opportunities for those who want to pursue a career as a financial analyst. ‘Information is power’ but only to those who know how to use it well and make sense of it!

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The New Amazon HQ - Is the Key to Your City Winning The Competition Eliminating Non-Competes?

The HR Capitalist

Silicon Valley, the biggest technology center in the world, exists in large part because California law forbids Silicon Valley firms from using noncompetes, and employees are therefore largely free to move. Once, long ago, Silicon Valley had a serious competing tech district on the East Coast — Boston’s Route 128 — but, unlike California, Massachusetts enforced noncompete clauses.

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How A Big Data Can Be Used In Retail Banking?

Imarticus Learning

There are many areas where banks are yet to ramp up their use of big data to reap benefits according to the Boston Consulting Group’s reports. . Software technology: The hardware-software clustering technique in software like Hadoop has proven to be big-data centric and allowing use of complex databases non-structured and structured in a cost-effective manner. BOOSTING IT PERFORMANCE: Big-data IT technologies should have need-based linear scaling to reduce costs.

5 Things You Should Do To Revive a Toxic Work Culture

Ms. Career Girl

– A study by the Boston Consulting Group reports “appreciation for your work” as the most important factor to job happiness. In 2007, Ross left a successful 13-year career as a trial lawyer to pursue his dream of founding a technology company by founding crowdspring – one of the world’s leading marketplaces for crowdsourced logo design, web design, graphic design, product design, and company naming services. Are your employees tired? Discouraged? Burnt out?

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2013 HR and Recruiting Conference Preview

Workology

June 10 – 12, 2013 in Boston, MA. >> Did We Miss an HR, Recruiting, Sourcing or Technology Conference? Blogging4Jobs has a discount for the attendees of the upcoming SourceCon Feb. Use code SC13B4J to get 10% off your ticket price. Click here. HR and Recruiting Conferences in 2013. While this is not meant to be an all-encompassing list, it is a good starting place for individuals interested in attending a conference or two this New Year.

2013 109

5 Mistakes to AVOID when Implementing Internal Collaboration Tool

Workology

Building and sustaining a collaborative, connected environment, requires behavioral changes, as well as technology updates. Using internal social media and emerging technologies, combined with seasoned business experience, The Hartford gained a much needed boost in brand development. Implementing the technology without thinking through the shift in culture will result in frustration and numerous false starts. Pitfalls of An Employee Collaboration Tool.

Share Your Passion – Be an About.com Guide

Telecommuting Journal

Then in 2005 the NY Times Company acquired About.com for $410 Million, the largest acquisition for the Times since it purchased The Boston Globe for $1.1 Melanie Pinola , Mobile Office Technology Guide. Melanie is a seasoned telecommuter, IT professional, and overall gadget geek whose work responsibilities and personal interests prod her to find and share the best ways to use new technologies for mobile work.

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Release Your Brilliance, Vuja De

Workology

in Boston on “Organizational and Operational Readiness” and “Reverse Mentoring.” The “IT part” of implementing social technology is fairly straightforward; it’s the shift in behaviors, culture, incentives, leadership and processes that will define your success. This One Time at BrandCamp. Last week, I took a few days off and went to camp – People’s Report Summer Brand Camp and Conference, in Dallas, TX.

2012 98

60 Percent of Jobs are Filled through Referrals

Resume Bear

That’s the latest feature from one of the leading automatic online job application software packages, SilkRoad Technology’s OpenHire. A long list of companies with familiar names use SilkRoad’s other products, including Boston University, the Washington Post, United Way, Benjamin Moore Paints, Crate & Barrel and Sony Pictures.

2011 197

What Businesses Hire a Corporate Financial Analyst?

Imarticus Learning

In today’s changing technological landscape data is the king and strategic use of data’s army will help win the war of business. Companies like Boston Consulting Group, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citi, Fidelity Investments are some established players in the financial domain and they have a plethora of opportunities for those who want to pursue a career as a financial analyst. ‘Information is power’ but only to those who know how to use it well and make sense of it!

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How Should You Acquire Domain Knowledge In Capital Market?

Imarticus Learning

Consulting firms – Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey and Company, PWC, Accenture, IBM GBS, etc. Technology is evolving as are standard practices. Domain knowledge in project management is crucial when making a career in a banking project sector. Hence it would be great to do a course when looking to make a capital market for beginner’s career in this core sector.

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