On Thursday, July 25, five individuals were charged in connection to what one attorney has called the largest hacking scheme in the history of the United States, reports NBC News.
Archives: July 2013
Now that summer is halfway over, many internships may soon be coming to an end. In these situations, often the best case scenario is to be offered a full-time position at the company. With this in mind, here are some tips interns can follow to increase the chances of this happening.
No matter what kind of entertainment you enjoy the most, chances are Houston has something on its events calendar that you’re sure to enjoy. Here’s a look at what’s going on this weekend in this culturally rich, Lone Star State city.
KW International LLC (KWI), a company based in Houston that makes equipment for the oil and gas industry, recently announced that it has opened a new building in Columbus, Texas.
On Monday, July 22, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) published a report sponsored by global computer security software company McAfee called “Estimating the Cost of Cybercrime and Cyber Espionage,” which presents first-of-its-kind data regarding the economic impact of cyber crime.
According to AARP statistics, “nearly 1.8 million people aged 55 and older were unemployed in May 2013″ and the “average duration of unemployment for older jobseekers [...] was 50.2 weeks.” With this data in mind, it’s easy to understand why Baby Boomers can become discouraged when trying to find steady employment after being laid off in this economy.
Led by development in the lucrative Eagle Ford Shale region, the Lone Star State has increased its oil production by a whopping 71 percent over the past couple years, reports Texas Insider.
Houston residents looking for something to do this weekend can enjoy a number of fun events.
Cybercriminals in the Lone Star State have been targeting a number of people in North Texas, claiming to be software or anti-virus companies that can help eliminate threats on personal computers.
On Wednesday, July 16, the Texas Eagle Ford Shale Magazine Oil and Gas Expo kicked off in Corpus Christi, Texas. The purpose of this two-day event, according to its website, is to “discover oil and gas networking opportunities and learn to connect directly to Texas Eagle Ford Shale related services, businesses and community leaders.”
In this post, we’ll take a look at the do’s and don’ts of salary negotiation when you’ve been offered a job.
On Wednesday, July 10, self-described world’s specialist insurance market Lloyd’s published a press release announcing the results of a recent study that surveyed more than 500 C-suite executives throughout the world to get to the bottom of the most pressing concerns they have regarding their businesses.
Are you new to the Houston area and looking for something to do this weekend? Fortunately, this Lone Star State city has plenty of exciting events to satisfy people young and old.
Finding out that a company you recently interviewed with decided to select someone else to fill an open position can certainly be disheartening. However, it’s important for job-seekers not to pass up the opportunity to gain valuable feedback from hiring managers that they can apply in future scenarios.
There are a number of technology jobs in Houston available to individuals who are skilled in this industry. And, according to a recent study conducted by nonprofit research organization the Brookings Institution, you may not need a college education in order to qualify for these opportunities.
Houston certainly is an exciting area to call home. In addition to fun attractions like Grand Texas and Big Rivers Water Park, this Lone Star State city also offers a great nightlife, delicious restaurants and plenty of activities for people of all ages.
According to experts from McAfee, a California-based virus protection and internet security company, the hackers who erased the hard drives of thousands of South Korean computers earlier this year may be “trying to steal South Korean and U.S. military secrets.”
Research shows that the North American healthcare IT market will experience significant growth in the coming years.
Houston, Texas is one of Americas most prosperous cities that has many family friendly fourth of July celebrations this year.
If you need a new environment – perhaps a more challenging position to keep you interested – and you work in the information technology (IT) industry, you might want to consider relocation.