A: Machine learning is perhaps the hottest thing in Silicon Valley right now. Especially deep learning. We have Google's
But how do we know if they can code? This is the key anxiety a software organization faces when evaluating a potential hire. At HuffPost Engineering, we've tried to turn this question on its head -- and for the most part, eliminate it.
Whether it is a Mom-and-Pop business or a multi-national company, they both share a common need -- reliable tech support. But we are facing a crisis in this country because there are more jobs available in technology than there are highly skilled people to fill them.
Maybe you've made the decision to leave your job and are on an active search for your next gig. Or maybe you're passively looking to see what's out there. Either way, it's very likely that your first interaction with your next potential company is going to be with a non-technical person.
Walmart did not immediately comment on the AFL-CIO report. The labor federation has been a relentless critic of Walmart over
The world's most innovative and creative organizations should be dreaming up new ways to establish a better work-life balance for all their employees. Instead of holding out a carrot on a stick for would-be mothers, they should be establishing practices to keep them engaged, productive, and excited about work while they raise their families.
The less parents know about our jobs, the more nervous they become. And as seemingly every job becomes more technical and digital, it's like we speak a different language from our moms and dads.
Partly to blame for this disparity between an 8.1 percent unemployment rate and four million open jobs is the changing nature of our economy. But that's not the full story.
When it comes to technology, Silicon Valley remains a metonym for the industry as a whole. Small tech startups often open up shop in the area -- if only to make a name for themselves -- and many of America's greatest tech companies and venture capitalists reside there as well.
Job creation is, in the long run, dependent on the employees a company hires from the get-go. It takes proactive and hardworking employees to grow departments and revenue. This remains especially true in startups.
As the burgeoning tech industry continues to do its part to create jobs in a struggling U.S. economy, a major portion of the population has been mostly left out of the tech boom. Women are currently a noted minority in the industry -- an issue that must be addressed immediately.
Most interview processes at tech companies are failures because past performance is not a predictor for future performance. I've learned to trust a less scientific data source as both a job seeker and a talent seeker: my gut.
This post originally appeared in Model D. Prudence Byas spent 10 years working in IT, enjoying the tech world and everything
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