Technology Will Play Key Role in Helping the Class of 2012 Find Jobs

As college commencements have come and gone, graduates are polishing their resumes in the hopes of landing their dream job.  With the increasing popularity of digital and social media, graduates will need to incorporate job hunting techniques that go beyond the traditional methods in order to be successful in today’s job market.  Technologies such as…

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Job Search on the Go with the New LinkedIn App for Windows Phone

LinkedIn just made it a whole lot easier for users to get on-the-go access to your professional network by announcing today their newest mobile application for Windows Phones! Windows Phone users now have access to millions of professionals worldwide, a real-time update stream containing news and information, job search inquires and more at their fingertips….

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The Cloud Is Raining Jobs in Southern California — 53,000 of Them

This post is authored by General Manager Enterprise and Partners Group, Southwest District, Tyler Bryson. While businesses in L.A. are well aware of the cost savings that cloud computing can bring, it may be surprising to learn that the cloud also is creating substantial new revenues for local companies and is expected to create tens…

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Microsoft Donates $1 Million in Software to Los Angeles Unified School District

Parents’ engagement in academic progress is key to their children’s future success, and Microsoft is committed to helping in this effort. Today, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner visited Garfield High School alongside Superintendent-elect Dr. John Deasy to celebrate Microsoft’s announcement of a major contribution to the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Educational Foundation….

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Elevate America Grants Will Help Underserved Communities Become Part of the Digital Economy

With today’s emphasis on technology, finding a job without having any computer skills is nearly impossible.  But here in LA and all across America, underserved populations-especially young and female workers-have not received the training necessary to participate in our largely digital economy.  That’s why Microsoft has just announced that it will award more than $5 million…

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