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Here’s Why You Should Attend Career Fairs

Posted In Looking in Tech
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College career fairs have a reputation for being frustrating, with seemingly little return. Is it worth putting in all of the effort to prepare, when you may just be asked to apply online? Here’s what Cat has to say on the matter.  

Practice Gaming, Help Civilization

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In times of crisis, social media usage skyrockets. And while many of the posts are merely complaints about being inconvenienced, some contain information that could be useful to first responders. Unfortunately, due to the massive volume of posts, much of it gets lost. One organization wants to put a stop to it, but they’ll need your gaming skills to do it.  

3D Printing Solves Your Christmas Gift Conundrum

Posted In Living in Tech
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3D printing continues to generate a lot of buzz as people come up with more ways to use it to create everything from pens that let you draw in 3D, to 3D printed prosthetics, even 3D food (as if there’s any other kind.). Today, let’s get into the details on an application of you may not have heard about yet. Let’s just say it’s not only cool, it might take care of your Christmas shopping, too.  

How to Choose the Right Job References

Posted In Looking in Tech
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The right reference can be the determining factor between whether or not you get an offer. Unfortunately, the right choice isn’t always obvious. Cat’s got tips to help you brainstorm the possibilities and make the best selection for each situation.

How to Build Your Professional Network

Posted In Looking in Tech
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Networking is about more than handing out your business cards. This week, let’s look at the best ways you can build and maintain the relationships that will turn into your professional network — even if you hate networking.  

Be Sure to Look at These 5 C++ Libraries

Posted In C++/C#, Working in Tech
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In honor of our new C++ and C# talent community, Cat discusses five of Community Guide David Bolton’s favorite libraries for C++ development.  

New Browser Plugin Blocks Ad Targeting

Posted In Living in Tech
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Each and every thing we look up online leaves a cookie trail — which advertisers then use to target us with relevant ads. But thanks to a new browser plugin and game by a Parsons grad student, advertisers may not have it so easy anymore. Here’s Cat with the details.  

Citi Bike Spurs New Mobile Opportunities

Posted In Living in Tech
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With the recent debut of New York’s Citi Bike, a new opportunity’s arisen: Bike tech. Cat shows off some of the earliest tech toys developed around the bike sharing system — and discusses new possibilities for developers.  

How One Recruiter Hires for Digital Entertainment

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Alex Churchill can sum up his firm’s recruiting strategy in four words: “Go deep, not wide.” Churchill, founder and CEO of San Francisco-based VonChurch, overseas a five-year-old digital entertainment recruiting firm. Last year, over 51 percent of the people it placed at digital music, film, TV and video game companies were in engineering. In a recent interview with Dice News, Churchill discussed not only his firm but what job seekers need to know about working with recruiters and the view… continue…

Good News for Job Searchers, Courtesy of Google

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Recently Laszlo Bock, Senior VP of People Operations at Google, shared some information gleaned from Google’s Big Data hiring research. This week, Cat examines a few of the takeaways — and why you may be able to sleep a little easier.