Apple and other Big Tech Companies Announce Stricter Return-to-Work Standards. How Will Other Industries Respond?

With the pandemic apparently subsiding in the United States, the question on everyone’s mind remains: will remote work be the new norm?   Tech giants such as Apple, Facebook, and Google, have all made their own statements on what the future of work will look like. Apple and Google have stated their employees must return to… Continue reading Apple and other Big Tech Companies Announce Stricter Return-to-Work Standards. How Will Other Industries Respond?

With talent growth centered around key hubs, tech execs called to look elsewhere

By: Roberto Torres Dive Brief: Tech job growth concentrated in a handful of coastal cities between 2010 and 2018, according to an analysis from the Brookings Institution. The top-10 metro areas with the highest shares of the digital services industry were home to 44.3% of tech jobs in 2018. Five of the top 10 metro areas —… Continue reading With talent growth centered around key hubs, tech execs called to look elsewhere

What Areas Should You Be Excited About In Smart Building Tech?

By Angelica Krystle Donati At the start of last week, I spoke at the Amsterdam Smart Building conference. The goal was to present the greatest opportunities in proptech for this year and beyond, and I want to share the takeaways from that talk with my Forbes readers. The evolution of proptech is actually pretty straightforward.… Continue reading What Areas Should You Be Excited About In Smart Building Tech?

The hidden factor that’s keeping people out of STEM jobs

By Milena Marinova Job growth in STEM fields is currently outpacing overall job growth in America. That means that 2.4 million STEM jobs in the U.S. are going unfilled. But, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, universities are only expected to produce one-third of the graduates needed to fill those roles. That’s a vast gap… Continue reading The hidden factor that’s keeping people out of STEM jobs

Will Online Privacy Make A Comeback In 2020?

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Last year was a landmark for online privacy in many ways, with something of a consensus emerging that consumers deserve protection from the companies that sell their attention and behavior for profit. The debate now is largely around how to regulate platforms, not whether it needs to happen. The consensus among key legislators acknowledges that privacy… Continue reading Will Online Privacy Make A Comeback In 2020?

Everyone Wants a Piece of Enterprise Tech Companies

Last year enterprise tech startups raised more cash than consumer tech companies for the first time in at least five years. With all eyes this week on the CES trade show in Las Vegas, famous for a mind-boggling array of personal gadgets, it’s worth considering something counterintuitive: Venture capitalists like consumer technology a lot less than they used… Continue reading Everyone Wants a Piece of Enterprise Tech Companies

San Francisco Has Second-Highest Tech Jobs Growth

Since the current expansion started in 2010, the San Francisco tech industry has more than quadrupled in size to 100,644 tech jobs as of year-end 2018. By Lisa Brown SAN FRANCISCO—A new CBRE report ranks San Francisco the fastest-growing tech market with overall rent growth of 17.5% between second quarters 2017 and 2019. The company’s annual… Continue reading San Francisco Has Second-Highest Tech Jobs Growth

Most leaders say their companies subsidize training delivered outside the workplace

By Ryan Golden Dive Brief: Most U.S. decision makers (63%) say their organizations are subsidizing courses delivered outside the workplace in order to combat skilled talent shortages, according to data provided to HR Dive by Ceridian. Additionally, 72% of respondents said “re-skilling” workers is a high or essential priority for tackling skill gaps. Organizations are looking… Continue reading Most leaders say their companies subsidize training delivered outside the workplace

The US has nearly 1 million open IT jobs—here’s how much it can pay off to switch industries into tech

By Jennifer Liu The tightness of the labor market has been making headlines all year, but perhaps the biggest talent crunch can be seen in the technology sector. U.S. companies had about 918,000 unfilled IT jobs in the past three months, The Wall Street Journal reports, according to federal employment data analyzed by CompTIA, an IT trade association. Part… Continue reading The US has nearly 1 million open IT jobs—here’s how much it can pay off to switch industries into tech