Online recruiter CyberCoders.com released the year 2012 results of their survey of the US cities which pay the highest average salary for technology jobs. Established tech hubs such as San Jose, San Francisco and New York’s silicon alley rank highest in pay versus smaller cities such as Phoenix, St. Louis and Tampa. CyberCoders analyzed more than 3,000 technical job titles from around the nation to determine the highest paying cities for technology jobs.
A recent report by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), commissioned by Citi, crowned New York city as the first in competitiveness, out of 120 of the world’s major cities. The Hot Spots report ranks the most competitive cities in the world for their demonstrated ability to attract capital, business, talent and tourists. With a combined population of about 750 million, the 120 cities ranked in Hot Spots represent approximately 29 percent of the global economy and generated a combined GDP of US$20.24 trillion in 2011.
The ten most competitive cities in the world are:
- New York
- Singapore Read more
Travel mistakes cost time and money; they start with shopping for a flight and continue right up to the day of departure. Travelocity‘s Task Force has monitored US’s busiest airports during Thanksgiving holidays, for more than a decade, and found there are 10 travel mistakes that rear their ugly heads time and time again, and those are: Read more
A study by the authors of the New York Times bestseller Crucial Conversations showed that employees with poor people skills pay a “jerk tax” when being considered for promotion. The online poll, which analyzed 1,650 promotions, debunked the common misconception that jerky behavior is necessary to get ahead in business. The study collected responses via an online survey from 550 book readers in September of 2010 and according to its results, 92% said having poor interpersonal skills hinders advancement in their organization.