Technology – Where The Jobs Are

At least that’s what Business Week is saying. Their advice, “Study computer science or engineering, and plan to move to a big city. ”  The article lists a number of metropolitan areas as leading in job growth and salary strength.  After Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Oakland, all in CA, Austin came in fourth in …

Community 2.0

Yesterday, I wrote about the benefits that you receive by participating in a community. But, the term “community” implies both take and give, a two-way street. What can you do to give back to the community? Make comments on blog posts. Ask questions or provide references to related information. Bloggers love to get comments. Start …

A Word About Community

One of the things I have been talking to my students about lately is the importance of being part of a community. Many are graduating, looking for jobs. They’ve all heard about how important it is to “network,” but that word sometimes has a negative connotation, a bit scary and artificial. I prefer to talk …