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Cray is known for selling massive machines to government agencies, but its Urika-GX system is made to help companies — and one baseball team — understand their big data. Seattle-based Cray announced a new supercomputer Tuesday that appeals to commercial customers, a booming market for Cray. The company, long known for selling massive supercomputers to… Read more »

Engineers In High Demand At Top-Paying Companies Beef up your engineering skills if you want to land a job at one of America’s top-paying technology companies, as engineers are the most in-demand position at 15 of the 20 highest-paying tech companies. Online employment company Glassdoor compiled a list of the 25 highest-paying companies in the… Read more »

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Technology hubs dominate the job site’s ranking, with San Jose, Calif., and San Francisco on top. By Matt Day Seattle Times technology reporter Seattle’s technology-fueled job market is the third best in the country for job seekers this year, according to a report from salary data and recruiting website Glassdoor. But as with many of the… Read more »

NASA has funded eight advanced-technology concepts that agency officials believe could help transform space science and exploration. The high-risk, high-reward ideas — which received grants under Phase 2 of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program — include a possible way to induce a hibernation-like state in Mars-bound astronauts and a proposal to blast tiny spacecraft… Read more »

Many people misunderstand what job interviews really are. The interviewer is not just listening to your answers. They are examining behaviors and comparing them to their vision of the “ideal candidate.” From your handshake to your closing comments to your follow-up — all of it matters. They are watching to see if the skills you… Read more »

Clients of winning agencies are nearly three times as likely to be completely satisfied. Bellevue, WA – February 23, 2016 – Protingent, Inc., a leading staffing agency in the Engineering/Technology industry announced today they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client Award for providing superior service to their clients. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s… Read more »

Our client needed a former contractor to come back and fix an urgent problem and could not afford more than 10 hours of work The former contractor estimated 40 hours of work. We found a new contractor to get a 2nd estimate for our client. He was a very nice guy and said he remembered… Read more »

Certain people always have great jobs. They always seem to land the promotion. And they always seem to be successful with everything they touch. Is this just luck or a coincidence? Nope! These people don’t wait for things to happen, they make their own luck. So what can you do to ensure you’re successful? You… Read more »