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An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway couldn't find a job when he left the military until he le.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytNov 21st, 2020

An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated 250,000 other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway couldn't find a job when he left the military until he learned co.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 21st, 2020

Nonprofit group aimed at bringing more women into tech leadership roles expands

Nancy Wang started the organization, which has 16,000 members worldwide, before joining AWS......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 3rd, 2020

In 2019, public school teachers were paid nearly 20% less than other college-educated workers

From February 2020 to August 2020, employment in K-12 education dropped by 5.7%, or 462,100 jobs. A teacher explains mathematics during a lesson with sixth graders, who are sitting at socially distanced desks, on the second day back .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 17th, 2020

Adam Hamilton leads a Texas institution on the cutting edge of science & tech

Adam Hamilton is happy to be a self-described science nerd. And fortunately for him, he has one of the best jobs for someone with such passions. As CEO of San Antonio's Southwest Research Institute, he leads a nonprofit research and developmen.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2020

Veterans Bridge Home’s marching orders are unchanged in pandemic

A decade ago, Charlottean Tommy Norman started Veterans Bridge Home to help the steady stream of veterans returning from service in Iraq and Afghanistan looking for jobs, homes and schools for their children. The economy was in recession, and veteran.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 25th, 2020

How I started a company at 15 and sold it by the time I was 18

I taught myself how to code at just 8 years old, after my third grade teacher taught me how to create a hyperlink on Microsoft... The post How I started a.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 29th, 2020

Podcast: Time for the quarantine blues

Veteran tech journalists Mike Malone and Scott Budman try and make sense of (another) crazy week in the Valley with the latest installment of their podcast, The Silicon Insider. It's the second week of a quarantine that started in the Bay Area and sp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020

Here are the 16 jobs you"ll be able to have in the US Space Force

US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett A .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 3rd, 2020

Five things you need to know, and even tech jobs can be hard to find

Good morning, everyone. He's guilty. They're calming down. And here are the five things you need to know in Boston business news to get your workday started.  Bad day for the markets Public companies in Massachusetts lost about $33 billion in market va.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2020

Which tech roles top Glassdoor’s best jobs list

When it comes to salary, job satisfaction and available positions, jobs in tech get top marks. Glassdoor’s report, 50 Best Jobs in America for 2020, ranks front end engineer as the top career.  It’s the first time since Glassdoor started co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2020

Year in Review: Nonprofit News from 2019

Here's the top 10 news items of nonprofits for 2019 based on web traffic analytics: 1. Paula Akana started her new role as executive director of Iolani Palace on July 8 (May 16). As a veteran broadcast journalist from KITV, Akana brings more than 30 ye.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 25th, 2019

Report: Tampa among best tech cities for IT jobs in the nation

A recent report by CompTIA, a nonprofit technology trade association, ranked Tampa among the top 20 best cities for information technology jobs in the U.S.  To compile the rankings, CompTIA looked at the cities with populations over 250,000 that .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2019

AI is coming for white-collar tech jobs. Here"s what that will mean for your pricey STEM degree.

White-collar, college-educated workers in business, tech, and finance are at greatest risk of having artificial intelligence impact their jobs, according to a new study from Brookings.  The report raises questions on how profitable or employab.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 21st, 2019

The founder of the B Corp movement celebrated by companies like Danone and Patagonia explains how overcoming cancer taught him a lesson that"s made him a better leader

Samantha Lee/Business InsiderCourtesy of Jay Coen Gilbert Jay Coen Gilbert, cofounder and CEO of the nonprofit B Lab, told Business Insider that he became more productive after he learned to s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 20th, 2019

These are the 15 most popular jobs in Boston tech for non-techies

Landing a job in the well-funded tech industry doesn’t require applicants to learn how to code or the theories behind machine learning. Plenty of people who don’t consider themselves tech-savvy have job options in technology, including some that p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2019

Olelo names nonprofit veteran Kimi Takazawa as new COO

Olelo Community Media has named Kimi Takazawa as its new chief operating officer. The position, previously held by Roy Amemiya Jr. who started in 2010, has not been filled for several years. The former president & CEO of After-School All-Stars Hawaii.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2019

Portland online code school cuts staff

Online code school Treehouse laid off several employees this week as it refocuses its products on apprenticeship and its mission on diversifying the tech industry. Word of the layoffs started to reach social media Tuesday with those affected talkin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2019

Drop degree requirement for some tech jobs, coding nonprofit founder says

David Delmar, executive director and founder of Resilient Coders, urged hiring managers to contribute to “equitable access to the tech economy” by eventually abolishing the bachelor’s degree requirement for skills-based tech jobs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2019

The hunt for Chicago tech jobs: Workers in cybersecurity, software developing and IT tell how they got started

With graduations fast approaching, a new crop o.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneApr 26th, 2019

Are smart homes actually a good investment?

A veteran real-estate agent explains whether smart-home tech can boost your home’s value......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 29th, 2018