According to Psychology Today, researchers Uri Simonsohn and Francesca Gino published a piece in the February 2013 issue of Psychological Science that reveals that the time of day during which person schedules an interview could have an affect on how he or she is ranked by the hiring manager.
Archives: May 2013
Houston is known for having a healthy economy and a low unemployment rate – even in spite of the recent financial struggles that have fallen upon individuals in many parts of the United States as a result of the Great Recession.
The abundance of career opportunities in Houston is just one of the many things that make this gorgeous, exciting Lone Star State city such an ideal place to take up residence. In addition to its healthy economy, Houston has a lot to offer both kids and adults when it comes to arts, cuisine, music and entertainment.
According to the WhiteHat Security Website Security Statistics Report, which includes data from more than 650 organizations, 86 percent of all websites examined in the survey had at least one serious vulnerability every day throughout 2012.
Attending a job interview should be exciting, as it means that you are one step closer to where you are hoping to be on your career path, but for many people, the high-pressure nature of the situation causes them to feel anxious and their body to react accordingly.
In a May 3 statement, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Hamza Bendelladj, an Algerian man suspected for his involvement in creating, controlling and distributing a harmful computer virus known as SpyEye, was extradited from Thailand to the United States, where he faces nearly two dozen charges for his alleged crimes.
Name.com, a popular domain registrar, announced in an email on Wednesday, May 8, that it had suffered a security breach, and required that its customers reset their account passwords as a result.
Each week on this blog, we’ll share some of our favorite articles regarding the Texas oil and information technology (IT) industries, as well as other news about Houston and the surrounding areas.
There are always a lot of fun happenings going on in Houston. Let’s take a look at what this weekend has in store.
Though Houston has long been nicknamed the “Energy Capital of the World” – known for being the center of almost every segment of the oil and gas industry – the local economy has changed over the years, as examined in a recent piece published in the Houston Chronicle.
We spend a lot of time on this blog writing about Houston’s energy and information technology (IT) industries, but the truth is that this culturally rich city also has a thriving arts and culture community.
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that 1,791,000 students are graduating from college this spring, and, if you think about it, that’s a lot of competition when it comes to finding a job.
The main priorities outlined in the proposal, reports CBS Houston, are job growth, infrastructure, quality of life, fiscal responsibility and public safety.
Another exciting weekend in Houston is upon us, and in the next few days there are a whole slew of fun events that both adults and children are sure to enjoy.
On May 13, Symantec, a leading global computer security software corporation, published a blog post announcing a new tactic that cybercriminals are using to as part of phishing attacks – those that aim to acquire personal information.
In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the dos and don’ts of body language so you can keep these tips in mind when you’re at your next job interview.
After an onslaught of tornadoes hit Texas and other surrounding states including Oklahoma, which has borne the brunt of the damage, some people in the Lone Star State’s business community may be wondering if the destruction brought on by the twisters will have an effect on the oil and gas companies that make up a large part of the area’s economy.
When you think about a job interview, you probably imagine speaking with a hiring manager face-to-face, but the truth is that some of these meetings take place over the phone.
Many individuals seeking employment find that interviews are a stressful part of the process. It doesn’t help that hiring managers often ask difficult questions that can catch candidates off guard if they aren’t prepared.
Although Twitter essentially has no control over whether or not its users give up their passwords or choose ones that are easy to guess, notes CNNMoney, critics have said that the company needs to implement more preventative measures.
The Eagle Ford Shale isn’t the only formation in the state providing a significant amount of energy, career opportunities and economic stability, reports industry news source Fuel Fix in an April 23 article. It’s important to consider some of the other oil patches thriving in Texas.