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SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/27/10 -- AfterCollege, the largest online career network for students and recent graduates, has received a WEDDLE's 2010 User's Choice Award for Best Job Board. AfterCollege's users -- job seekers and employers -- picked this job site out of 100,000 international competitors to place it in the top 30 job boards in the world. This is the sixth year that WEDDLE's, a research and publishing company that specializes in employment, conducted its year-long poll that allows actual customers to vote for their favorite sites. "We were thrilled to hear that our users selected us as one of the best employment web sites in the world," said Roberto Angulo, AfterCollege CEO and founder. "It reinforces what we believed ten years ago when we started AfterCollege: that we have a service both students and employers can benefit from, and that if... (more)

Dice Inc. to Sponsor Technology, Engineering & Security Clearance Job Fair in Los Angeles on January 25th

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Dice Inc., the leading online career site that helps businesses source technology and engineering professionals, and Targeted Job Fairs, a leading provider of career fairs for technology and engineering candidates nationwide and a Dice company, will host a technology, engineering and security clearance job fair on January 25, 2006 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Hacienda Hotel. Admission is free. Technology, engineering and security clearance professionals will be able to meet face to face with recruiters and hiring managers from leading corporations from the Los Angeles area, who are currently seeking qualified candidates. Dice has continued to see a growing demand for technology professionals in the Los Angeles area, with job postings rising 30.5% since January of last year to 4,595 postings as of January 3, 2006. Through these c... (more)

Ulitzer.com Drops Dice Careers Coverage and Replaces It with Monster Careers

Ulitzer.com announced today that it will drop the news coverage of Dice Technology Careers and initiate Monster Technology Careers coverage for its readers. Ulitzer decision was prompted by a recent correspondence received from Chris Miller ([email protected]) of Dice. "Dice.com will not be the exclusive "IT Careers Sponsor" of the upcoming Cloud Computing Expo this year simply because the company could not afford to have a single representative at their booth," according to Jennifer Bewly, Director of Investor Relations for Dice Holdings, Inc.. The show is taking place in the same city where Dice maintains its headquarters. About Ulitzer.com Initiating news coverage on any topic or launching a magazine at Ulitzer.com, which is currently in pre-beta, is designed to be as easy as boiling an egg and doesn't take much longer. For details of how to become a Ulitzer user, ... (more)

Dice Inc. and the Technology Association of Georgia to Sponsor Technology, Engineering & Security Clearance Job Fair in Atlanta on June 20th

NEW YORK, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Dice Inc., the leading online career site that helps businesses source technology and engineering professionals, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the State of Georgia's premier organization dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of the state's technology industry will host a technology, engineering and security clearance job fair on June 20, 2006 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. Admission is free. Technology and engineering professionals will be able to meet face to face with recruiters and hiring managers from leading corporations from the Atlanta area, who are currently seeking qualified candidates. Dice has continued to see a growing demand for technology professionals in the Atlanta area, with job postings rising 56.6% since May of last year to 2,502 postings as of May 1, 2... (more)

The Linux Foundation Announces 2012 Linux Training Scholarship Program, New Enterprise Course Schedule

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/12/12 -- The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced its 2012 Linux Training Scholarship Program. It is also today announcing a new Enterprise Linux Training program aimed at preparing the next generation of enterprise architects. Dice.com reported this year that Linux job postings on the site have reached an all-time high, further illustrating the soaring demand for Linux-related talent. The 2012 Linux Jobs Report released in February also pointed to a lucrative year ahead for Linux talent professionals: 81 percent of recruiters surveyed for the report said that hiring Linux is a priority in 2012, while 85 percent said finding Linux talent is difficult. When they do find it, they're offering above normal pay increases and more perks to Linux professionals. ... (more)

The Linux Foundation Announces 2012 Linux Training Scholarship Recipients

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/10/12 -- The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the winners of its 2012 Linux Training Scholarship Program. More than 500 submissions were received during the second year of this program, which is more than double the number of submissions reviewed in 2011. The Linux Training Scholarship Program awards five scholarships to computer science students and Linux developers or systems administrators who show incredible promise for helping to shape the future of Linux but do not otherwise have the ability to attend Linux Foundation training courses. This year's winners represent the diverse opportunities for the platform, ranging from embedded development to cloud computing, as well as bringing Linux to remote areas of the globe. The 2012 Linux Training Scholars... (more)

4Linux, Erlang Solutions and Linux Professional Institute Join The Linux Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/25/12 -- The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that three companies are joining the organization: 4Linux, Erlang Solutions and Linux Professional Institute (LPI). While the national and international job markets continue to struggle, the IT market offers a brighter outlook, according to technology jobs board Dice.com (http://media.dice.com/report/tech-professionals-see-pay-jump-bonus-popularity-rise/). And within the IT market, indicators point to Linux jobs as an area of specific growth. This is triggering new demands for training and consulting services focused on the platform. By joining The Linux Foundation, 4Linux, Erlang Solutions and LPI can collaborate on educational programs, network with industry peers and collaborate with the Linux community to... (more)

Dice Inc. and Targeted Job Fairs Host Tech & Engineering Job Fair in Santa Clara on May 25th

NEW YORK, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Dice Inc., the leading provider of online recruiting services for technology, engineering and security-cleared professionals, and Targeted Job Fairs, a leading provider of career fairs for technology and engineering candidates nationwide, will host a technology and engineering job fair on May 25, 2005 from 11 AM to 4 PM at the Westin Santa Clara Hotel in Santa Clara, California. Admission is free. Hiring managers and recruiters from more than twenty leading technology companies will be available to meet and interview prospective candidates in the Silicon Valley area for job openings in the technology, engineering and e-commerce fields. Current exhibitors include Boeing, Ebay, Nvidia, Lockheed Martin and many more. A list of participating companies is available below. As the first co-sponsored job fair from Dice and Targeted Job Fairs, ... (more)

Tiggr Lets You Create Mobile Apps in Minutes [Video]

My interview with David Spark during Mobilize conference in San Francisco, Sept 26-27, 2011. Aren’t you glad you don’t have to program in assembly code? Wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to do any programming at all? At the GigaOM Mobilize conference in San Francisco I saw a demo of Tiggr, a Web-based mobile app builder for both Web-based and native mobile apps, created by Exadel. Exadel Senior Systems Engineer Max Katz walked me through the five-step process of creating a mobile app. In the demo he showed me, he created a Twitter search app. Prototype and build the UI with jQuery mobile components. For example, drag and drop the buttons and the windows with all the content into the phone’s display. Define the service and connect the UI to the Twitter REST API. Put the app all together with events and actions. For example, when a certain button is clicked yo... (more)

Tech Professionals See Pay Jump; Bonus Popularity on the Rise

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology professionals enjoyed their largest annual salary growth since 2008, according to the 2012-2011 Salary Survey from Dice, the leading career site for technology and engineering professionals.  After two straight years of wages remaining nearly flat, tech professionals on average garnered salary increases of more than two percent, boosting their average annual wage to $81,327 from $79,384 in 2010.  A more considerable jump was noted in both size of average bonuses, up eight percent to $8,769, and the number of technology professionals receiving bonuses: 32 percent in 2011, compared with 29 percent in 2010 and 24 percent in 2009.  The industries most likely to pay out bonuses:  Telecom, Hardware, Banking, Utilities/Energy and Software.  "Finally!  Compensation has mustered some momentum, as more and more top t... (more)

2013 Linux Jobs Forecast: Pressing Need for Linux Talent

NEW YORK, NY and SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 -- The 2013 Linux Jobs Report, which forecasts the Linux job market based on a survey of hiring managers and Linux professionals, shows increases in demand for Linux talent that is being met by aggressive recruitment strategies. This backdrop is resulting in salary growth for Linux talent at nearly double industry norms and more than a third of Linux pros planning to switch employers in the year ahead. The 2013 Linux Jobs Report released today includes new data this year from both hiring managers (850) and Linux professionals (2,600), providing a comprehensive view of the Linux career landscape from the business needs driving the demand to the personal incentives that are most attractive to Linux professionals. Key statistics from the report include: Ninety-three percent of hiring managers say they will... (more)