Posts Tagged with "Economic Outlook"

Calendar: Tech@Breakfast April 20th

Friday, April 6, 2007

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I just met Jeremy Neilson, Venture Manager of the Utah Fund of Funds. If you’re a Utah entrepreneur or a VC/Private Equity Investor, I suggest you contact him right away, if you don’t know him. On the Fund of Funds Website, I noticed that there will be a Tech@Breakfast on April 20th that may be […]

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Prediction: University.net — Subscription Model for Colleges and Universities

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

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Revised: 4/4/07 @ 1:34pm MST I saw a bumper-sticker the other day that said: “Education is what’s left over when you forgot everything you learned in school.” I have a problem with that. There’s no question that, in the flat world, education is becoming as much a commodity as cheap groceries, ipods, tax return services, […]

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Dot Com Hiring Frenzy Back?

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

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Thanks to CM Russell of RecruitingFly for pointing me to this USA Today article about the dot com recruiting craziness: “I remember the ’90s hiring boom, and I thought that was the peak. I would say this time hiring is even more aggressive,” says Barbara Massa, recruiting services director at EMC, an information management and […]

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SOS Technical: Local Utah Recruiting Strength

Thursday, March 8, 2007

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Of course, with what I do, my employer often comes up in my blog. We recently published a new flier that explains some of the reasons why I feel we do so well against our competition here in Utah. Here’s some of that information, or you can download the flier yourself. About SOS Technical SOS […]

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Dow has worst day in five years

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

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Thanks to Twitter/CNNBRK for notifying me about this. Stocks tumbled across the board Tuesday, with the Dow industrials sinking about 500 points at one point. It closed 415 points down — the biggest one-day drop since the stock market reopened after the September 11th attacks. The New York Stock Exchange tried to limit declines by […]

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Happiness Can Make You Rich?

Thursday, February 22, 2007

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Listening to the Power of Full Engagement this morning, I jotted down the following concerning developing a deep sense of purpose, and deriving happiness from it. “Income… doesn’t noticeably influence satisfaction with marriage, family, friendship or ourselves, all of which do predict a sense of well-being. In turn, happiness has been clearly associates with higher […]

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TOMORROW: Legislative Leadership Breakfast

Thursday, February 15, 2007

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You are invited to join UTC for an Industry Breakfast with Senate President John Valentine and House Speaker Greg Curtis. This is a unique opportunity to join with your peers to discuss the hottest tech issues on Utah’s capitol hill at the height of the legislative session. Seating is limited so register early! Pres. John […]

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Best Place to Work in Utah?

Thursday, January 11, 2007

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Russ Page wants to know your thoughts on the Best workplace in Utah. Click over there and let thy pontifications flow from thy keyboard.

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Salary.com Not Profitable

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

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As C.M. Russell relates, have we learned nothing from Web 1.0? Salary.com Not Profitable “We have not been profitable since our inception, and we may not become profitable,” Salary.com says in its IPO prospectus. On the one hand, that’s boilerplate due-diligence text for Securities and Exchange Commission filings. On the other, it’s exactly the kind […]

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Virtual World Affecting Real World

Sunday, December 10, 2006

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The “virtual” world is becoming more and more real, with evidence suggesting that virtual currency is affecting real-world currency values. GigaOM Virtual World Currency Deflates a Real One? a genuine concern for the Chinese government, which now fears that the QQ is deflating the official yuan1. QQ is the virtual currency created by Tencent2, Chinas […]

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