According to North Carolina Governor McCrory, 27,000 military service members in his state will leave the armed forces in 2015 alone, representing a massive pool of highly-skilled talent. Military veterans have a strong work ethic, are accustomed to working under pressure, can make decisions smartly but swiftly, and are well organized.
But often the greatest challenge they have is translating those skills into something that we, in the civilian workforce, can understand and relate to our job requirements.
This post written by guest blogger Stephanie Cuskley, CEO of NPower
Today marks the first day of NPower Canada’s Technology Service Corps (TSC) class in Toronto, Canada, a program that will provide underserved youth with proven, no-cost training for skilled, in-demand information technology (IT) jobs.
EH&S has a long history meeting complex challenges and deep experience in identifying, mitigating, and monitoring risk. Meanwhile, organizations are undertaking enterprise risk management (and broader GRC) strategies to federate silos of risk across the organization. EH&S is in a key position to help define and lead risk management strategies in the organization given the depth of experience and history EH&S has had in risk management. These teams should provide assistance in defining risk management strategy, process, information, and technology architecture.
With latest initiative, HP becomes only global IT company to set carbon reduction goals for entire value chain
PALO ALTO, Calif., September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ — As part of ongoing efforts to lower its carbon footprint across all phases of its business, HP today announced a goal to reduce the emissions intensity of its product portfolio(1) by 40 percent by 2020 compared to 2010 levels.(2)
With this announcement, HP becomes the only global IT company to have set carbon reduction goals for all three parts of its value chain—operations, supply chain and product portfolio.
Women earn 57% of all U.S. undergraduate degrees but only 18% of undergraduate computer and information sciences degrees, according to the National Center for Women in Technology. Yet according to U.S. Department of Labor estimates, more than 1.4 million computing-related job openings will exist by 2020, with only enough computer degree graduates to fill 30% of them.
On Monday January 13, 19 Cisco Networking Academy students from around the world will arrive at Cisco headquarters, where they will spend a week learning about the IT industry and making connections that could launch their careers.
The Chrysler Foundation donates $15,000 to support scholarship program for women
November 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Chrysler Group LLC expanded its commitment to the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) with a $15,000 grant from The Chrysler Foundation to support undergraduates who pursue a course of study that focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The announcement of the grant was made Nov. 23 at MCWT’s eighth annual Signature Gala in Rochester, Mich.
Cisco EnergyWise Suite Gives More Visibility to Increase Energy Efficiency and Reduce Energy Costs of Connected-Devices
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced new solutions and services in the Cisco EnergyWise™ Suite that help enterprises become more energy efficient, reducing costs and carbon emissions. The expanded portfolio is based on the integration of recently acquired JouleX software with Cisco's existing services offerings and EnergyWise technology.