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Cloud Architecture has the Money, but not the Architects to Build it

First off, let’s try to agree on something. Has cloud computing completely changed the way people and businesses are conducting their activities? If that premise is true, then shouldn’t we be looking at how jobs are being adjusted to reflect this new reality? Are we ready to face new challenges with…

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Starting Over and Standing Out: Marina Silcheva

Marina Silcheva knows human resources. Having worked in the field for 10 years in her native Russia and the Czech Republic, Marina was a seasoned professional before moving to Washington in 2016. When she looked for a job, however, her vast experience wasn’t enough to help her find employment. “The…

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The Rise of the Software Industry in the U.S. Job Market

A recent report by software.org revealed just how powerful the software industry was on American job growth in 2018. Some of the most prominent findings include: Nearly 1 in 10 US jobs resulted from the software industry. The software industry contributed to about 14 million jobs nationwide. Software jobs grew twice…

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Cybersecurity: Stable Jobs for an Unstable Future

A recent CNBC article is making the prediction that jobseekers will be looking for positions that are going to be recession-proof, in light of all the predictions of an economic recession in the near future. One thing that’s clear from the article is that industry and academic institutions think cybersecurity is a good…

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Roads to the Present: Chris Leyerle

At one point in time, Chris Leyerle was an entrepreneur. It was a career path in which he learned a great deal without textbooks or a classroom. When he re-entered the workforce as an employee, Chris landed at Puget Sound Energy, an organization he says pushed him to further his…

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