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Is a Career in STEM Really for Me?
An 8th grader ponders the options, finds science and engineering far down on the list
Google Bets $50 Million on Inspiring Girls to Become Coders
Google has unveiled a $50 million initiative to boost the interest of girls in computer science
Will Wiring Up A Dollhouse Draw Girls Into STEM Careers?
Startup Maykah Inc. hopes its Roominate toy will inspire women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math.
Who’s Hiring? (Software Companies) Who’s Firing? (Hardware)
The headlines show big hiring sprees for Amazon, GE Healthcare, and other software-focused operations. Hardware? The news isn’t as good.
Employment: Pick a Number, Any Number
Counting the employed requires not only data but insight into the human condition, something bureaucrats tend to lack
Weissman Score Calculators Migrate Online, But Metric Needs Some Improvements
If people are using them, they are likely hiding the compression metric’s "Silicon Valley" origins
Kees Immink: The Man Who Put Compact Discs on Track
This Dutch researcher created the code that turns bits into pits
Four Ways to Tackle H-1B Visa Reform
Experts reflect on whether proposals in various bills in Congress right now could work to improve the H-1B visa program
Where Are the U.S. Firms That Pay the Best Salaries? Silicon Valley (Mostly)
Silicon Valley cloud service, networking, and data-analytics providers dominate Glassdoor’s latest list of high-paying employers
Here Are the Software Skills That Will Get You the Highest Salary
HANA and MapReduce professionals earn the highest pay, but salaries are falling; Compellent and Drupal coming on fast, according to recruitment firm Dice
Software Engineering Jobs Dominate List of Best Careers for 2017
Jobs site Indeed: Full stack developer is best career; machine learning engineers earn more
Facebook Seeking Top EE to Help It Cross Into Consumer Electronics
Facebook aims to hire an “impatient individual” as head EE on a fast-growing team of hardware engineers
Commentary: The H-1B Visa Problem as IEEE-USA Sees It
The difference between what tech companies and outsourcing firms pay is the key problem
What Will Companies Pay Engineers Around the U.S. in 2017? Here’s a Guide
Recruiting firm Randstad suggests employers pay EEs with three to 10 years of experience US $78,000 to $106,000 in 2017; Pacific region salaries are the highest
How the University of Connecticut Doubled the Number of Women Majoring in Engineering
The key? Have K–12 students meet female engineering undergraduates
The Kentucky Startup That Is Teaching Coal Miners to Code
As coal industry jobs are lost, likely not to return, some in coal country have turned to coding
Why Your Next Job Training Course May Be a MOOC
MOOCs let workers acquire in-demand skills, but do they help companies build an agile workforce?
Profile: Sanyogita Shamsunder, the “Problem Solver” Behind Verizon’s 5G Network
She manages a team of 15 engineers responsible for plotting Verizon’s next big move
What Do Employers Really Think About Online Degrees?
If you’re worried about listing an online degree on your résumé, fear not
Photoshop Creator Thomas Knoll on Subscription Software and What's Good for Engineers
The software engineer who created Photoshop talks about the power of procrastination, pluses of subscription software, and why it’s nice not to be a celebrity