Live and Work at Adobe in Utah

21 April 2011

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Live in Utah, work at Adobe – Adobe is strongly committed to fostering a diverse workplace. We are expanding our team in Utah and are in search of exceptional employees from various backgrounds and experiences. Check out the video to see what life is like in Utah and hear from some of our employees. Come [...]

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Twitter Datacenter Opens in Utah

29 July 2010

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Twitter‘s engineering blog noted last week that they are rolling out a Datacenter here in Utah to meet amazing increases in demand. The success-plagued startup has garnered a lot of interest as well as frustration among its users who are "riding the rocket" of twitter’s incredible growth (the blog quotes 300,000 new accounts/day… amazing) Keeping [...]

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Presenting at Utah County Job Club Tomorrow

20 April 2010

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I’m presenting at the Utah County Job Club tomorrow on how recruiters view your resume.  This event is held in the North meeting room of the East Bay Cafe on the Novell campus. Novell* graciously donates this space for the club’s use to the community. Come and see what “recruiter blinders” are and how your [...]

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EnticeLabs Receives $2 Million from First Advantage and Omniture Founders

28 September 2009

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Welcome news to the ears of the great team at EnticeLabs, First Advantage and Omniture’s founders Josh James and John Pestana have chipped in $2 Million in funding to add to the $1.3 Million the Provo, Utah startup has already received in the past. Techcrunch broke the news earlier today. Over the past few years, [...]

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Salt Lake City, Utah Ranks 5th Best US Market for Job Seekers

2 September 2009

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Data released today by job aggregation service SimplyHired shows that Salt Lake City ranks fifth of the top five markets for job seekers when comparing the number of job-seekers for each unique job. The rankings were “determined by the ratio of job seekers to unique open positions (duplicates removed) in metro areas around the country.”  [...]

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Presentation Tonight: Career Growth in a Shrinking Economy

12 November 2008

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I’m speaking tonight at the Salt Lake ColdFusion User Group at 4:30 on “Career Growth in a Shrinking Economy” Career Growth in Shrinking Economy In the last SLCFUG meeting for the year Robert Merrill from Utah Tech Jobs will join us. He will be speaking on how to grow one’s career in difficult times. Click [...]

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Geek Dinner Thursday 7-31 at Paradise Bakery

27 July 2008

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Looking for the Utah geeks, bloggers and coders? You’ll find them at the Utah Geek/Blogger Dinner. This month, we’re meeting at Paradise Bakery. If you have been feeling lonely for computer conversation in the Salt Lake Valley, you’ll find it all here! THEY HAVE WI-FI, so you can bring your laptop if you want! RSVP [...]

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Utah Jobs Growing

12 July 2008

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Matthew Reinbold was kind enough to use a few of my comments in a recent piece on Utah Job Growth at UtahPulse.com. Here’s some of the takeaways: “Unemployment is still below the generally-accepted measure for ‘full-employment’ of 4-5%,” Robert Merrill, Technical Account Manager for SOS Engineering and Technology, said. “This means that people who would [...]

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4 Factors Creating Utah Workforce Funk

7 July 2008

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There’s no question something interesting is happening with Utah’s professional/technical workforce right now, and I think there are no less than four competing factors at play any business-owner should be paying very close attention to: Real and Wage Inflation Intense Competition for Talent Corporate cost-cutting High Energy/Commute Costs The hardest part to pin-down is that [...]

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Utah Tries Four Day Work-Week

2 July 2008

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On August 4th, Utah will begin its move to a four-day work week, a move that should save up to about 20% of the state’s expenses by 2015. The change will apply to about 17,000 employees, roughly 80% of the state workforce, [Utah State Governor] Huntsman says. Public universities, the state court system, prisons and [...]

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