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Jobs Report: Tech Hiring Grew In December

U.S. employers added approximately 5,200 tech jobs last month even as the broader economy shed 85,000 positions from November to December, according to data released...

With Fewer U.s. Opportunities, Home Looks Appealing to Expats
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With Fewer U.s. Opportunities, Home Looks Appealing to Expats

With U.S. unemployment at 10 percent, foreign-born professionals who came to the United States in search of better job opportunities and prosperity are now returning...

Women's Issues in Science and Engineering Take Center Stage
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Women's Issues in Science and Engineering Take Center Stage

The focus of the recent Women in Science and Engineering Workshop was the challenges that female scientists and engineers must contend with. The goal of the workshop...

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As Attacks Increase, U.s. Struggles to Recruit Computer Security Experts

Cyberattacks are increasing in frequency and sophistication at a time when the U.S. government is struggling to address a shortage of proficient computer security...

Seeking Great Candidates Online
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Seeking Great Candidates Online

While most companies would prefer to make hires through employee referrals, it can be difficult to elicit employee referrals on a large enough scale, according...

New Programs Aim to Lure Young Into Digital Jobs
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New Programs Aim to Lure Young Into Digital Jobs

Educators and technologists say both the image of computing work and computer science education in high schools need to change to fill what are expected to be the...

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ACM India to Launch in January

The first major event for the ACM community in India is set for January 21, 2010 in Bangalore. The ACM India Launch Event will be a full day event featuring speakers...

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The Best Jobs For It Compensation

When there simply aren't enough qualified applicants to fill all available IT opportunities, the imbalance often leads to compensation higher than firms anticipated...

Retirees Get Back to Work
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Retirees Get Back to Work

Federal aAgencies have new authority to hire federal retirees for part-time government work, resulting in new opportunities for a rapidly growing segment of the...

Tenure-O-Meter
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Tenure-O-Meter

Indiana University computer scientists have developed the Tenurometer, a tool for evaluating the impact of scholars in their field. Tenurometer counts the number...

Advancing STEM Education
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Advancing STEM Education

Seven institutions received funding in fiscal year 2009 through Innovation through Institutional Integration, or I3 — an effort intended to link institutions' existing...

Of Girls and Geeks: Why Women Don't Like Computer Science
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Of Girls and Geeks: Why Women Don't Like Computer Science

The stereotype of computer scientists as nerds who stay up all night coding and have no social life may be driving women away from the field, according to a new...

Learning Computer Science From Scratch
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Learning Computer Science From Scratch

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researcher Mitchel Resnick and colleagues at the MIT Media Lab have enjoyed great success with Scratch, a computer programming...

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A Week to Focus on Computer Science Education

The U.S. House of Representatives has designated Dec. 6-12 Computer Science Education Week to help raise awareness of the dearth of computer science in grades K...

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Obama Warns Against Turning Away the 'best and the Brightest'

At the recent White House jobs summit, President Barack Obama addressed the need to admit foreign students into the United States. Obama said the intellectual...

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Computer Science, Engineering Job Ads Increase in November

The number of online job ads increased by 35,400 for computer scientists and mathematicians in November, according to the Conference Board, and online postings...

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First Computer Science Education Week Targets Issues in Teaching Computer Science

ACM and its partners are launching Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) to uncover and remedy the inadequacy of the nation's computer science (CS) education...

Salary Survey: Chinese, Indian Engineers Expand Wish List
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Salary Survey: Chinese, Indian Engineers Expand Wish List

The 2009 EE Times Global Salary & Opinion Survey found that salary increases for engineers in India and China have climbed over the past five years, and the rate...

Women Make Strides in Sciences
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Women Make Strides in Sciences

The University of Calgary's Women In Science and Engineering (WISE) program helps young women explore opportunities in underrepresented science and engineering...

Colleges, Federal Agencies Urged to Coordinate Efforts For Women in Science
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Colleges, Federal Agencies Urged to Coordinate Efforts For Women in Science

Women with Ph.D.'s in the sciences will keep "leaking out" of the tenure pipeline if colleges and the federal agencies that award grant money to researchers do...
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