Posts Tagged with "Trends"

Layoffs and Restructure at Google

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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Google announced on their blog recently that they’ve not only reduced the number of contractors they’re employing but they’re now reducing the number of recruiters on staff by about 100: Our first step to address this was to wind down almost all our contracts with external contractors and vendors providing recruiting services for Google. However, [...]

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Utah Unemployment Death-Grip Loosening?

Thursday, October 11, 2007

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Wow, what an amazing year this has been. The very tight unemployment rate seems to finally be seeing a little light with some well-known Utah companies laying off employees, other movement of employees from company to company still strong, and the relative salaries being paid seeming to stabilize instead of the spiraling out-of-control, even excessive [...]

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hCard Embedded in New Email Signature

Friday, August 31, 2007

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<GEEK: BEGIN> I updated my work email signature and felt a little saucy and embedded my hCard information right into the HTML. (Yes, the Unix users out there who only read plain-text emails won’t see it). hCard is a microformat, a way to encode certain pieces of human-readable information with machine-readable meta-data to allow computers [...]

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Revenue Growth Per Capita High in UT County

Monday, August 27, 2007

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Connect Magazine reports that Provo, Orem Lead Nation in Revenue Growth Per Capita On Thursday, Aug 23, Inc Magazine released its 2007 Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing companies in the Unites States based on 2003 to 2006 calendar year revenue growth. Of the nine Utah companies on this year’s Inc. 500, six are in [...]

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Network With Meaning

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

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Dave Slusher of Evil Genius Chronicles has had enough with the newest, shiniest social networks clamoring for his attention: People invite me to services all the time. They want to connect to me on LinkedIn, Twitter, FaceBook. I appreciate that anyone cares and I get a little warmth from the sentiment. I’m not joining anything [...]

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Bozofication Alive and Well: Utah Companies Will Pay for Stupidity

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

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UPDATE: Please leave comments about BOZO things you have experienced at your or other companies! Anonymous submissions OK I hate to say it, but I am seeing some of the most foolish and downright stupid things coming from Utah companies these days. These things may not be approaching the Yee-Haw ‘Bozofication’ problems that Guy Kawasaki [...]

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Dear Best Buy: Past Performance != Future Performance

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

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I walked into the Salt Lake City Best Buy today at 5000-ish South State Street in SLC, hopeful. I am looking for the needed stuff to hook up my iPod to my VW Passat’s factory stereo. I am expecting to spend about $500 on these adapters and wires and stuff, when I can finally find [...]

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Now Hiring… Right Now!… Now! Now!

Thursday, April 19, 2007

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Had your “Now Hiring” sign up for a while? You’re not the only one… Utah‘s job growth rate stays ahead of nation State is pulling in workers from around the country By Lesley Mitchell The Salt Lake Tribune Article Last Updated: 04/17/2007 11:35:32 PM MDT Utah‘s economy clearly was supposed to be slowing down in [...]

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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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Twitter Me This – Why Hyper Connected People *Need* Twitter

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

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Last week, I had a rather enjoyable lunch with Jeff Barr, Chief Evangelist for Amazon Web Services (aws blog). He mentioned twitter as his way of “broadcasting” updates to his colleagues and acquaintances about what he’s up to. It’s a one-to-many way to broadcast what’s up in your life, and keep people informed about you [...]

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