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Date: 03.07.2017
Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, founder and chairman of e-commerce startup Joyus, has the toughest job in Silicon Valley. It isn’t her day job of marketing fashion, beauty and lifestyle products in a crowded online retail marketplace. Her real challenge is a campaign to convince the predominantly male leadership at tech startups and companies that...
Date: 03.17.2016
  Consumers are rapidly embracing wearable technology, with more than 27 million of these computing devices shipped in the fourth quarter of 2015 alone. The next area of growth, analysts predict, will be the rise of wearables in the workplace. Across an array of industries, wearable devices offer game-changing applications from enhancing...
Date: 03.11.2016
Fostering greater diversity across the technology workforce remains a challenge, as mentioned in a previous USTelecom blog discussing the lack of women in STEM positions. For women, this issue is particularly poignant, as SmartAsset analysis underscores. Based on Census Bureau data of 58 of the largest U.S. cities, SmartAsset concluded that women...
Date: 03.17.2015
Searching for jobs has changed markedly since the pre-Internet days when help wanted signs and newspaper listings dominated. From social media and online job boards to employment hubs like LinkedIn and Monster.com, data is being utilized in a number of strategic ways to match qualified candidates with specific employment opportunities....
Date: 03.11.2015
In an effort to increase wages in an otherwise recovering economy, the President announced a renewed focus on high tech jobs training and hiring. The President’s TechHire initiative calls on more than 300 employers, educational institutions, and local governments to help train and hire low-skilled workers in tech fields such as software...
Date: 02.18.2015
As USTelecom has previously discussed, the technology sector is driving investment and growth, and yielding substantive gains for the U.S. economy. A recent Brookings Institution report provides additional insights on this topic, highlighting 50 “advanced American industries” — all of which are closely connected with technology...
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USTelecom is the nation's leading trade association representing and promoting the interests of its members, broadband service providers and suppliers for the telecom industry. Our diverse member base ranges from large publicly traded communications corporations to small companies and cooperatives – all providing advanced communications...