STEM Pays – Graduates of these U.S. colleges earn the most

Your college major and alma mater can make a big difference in what you’ll earn in the job market.The top five schools whose grads earn the highest mid-career pay don’t include any Ivy League schools — instead, they include STEM-focused colleges like Harvey Mudd and MIT, according to PayScale.But college grads can make a good living even if they don’t major in STEM fields, the research firm found. That’s according to a new study from compensation-data firm PayScale, which analyzed salaries [...]

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CompTIA, White House promise 625,000 worker Certifications by 2024

Washington, D.C. – CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certification and training for technology professionals around the world, today signed the Pledge to America’s Workers committing to certify 625,000 workers to empower new or advanced careers in the dynamic technology sector. Todd Thibodeaux, president and CEO of CompTIA, signed the pledge at a White House meeting with officials from the Trump Administration, including Christopher Liddell, Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Coordination, and Michael [...]

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Tech jobs closing gender wage gap

Survey reveals Gen Z is fueling progress As a design major, you may find a job as a web designer or UI/UX designer. GETTY IMAGES High salaries for women mainly come from progressive tech hub cities like San Francisco, experts say. GETTY IMAGES Recent college graduates (or Generation Z) are making six figures in the technology industry and closing the sector’s long-held gender pay gap. That’s according to new data provided by the career monitoring website Comparably, which found that the average salary for [...]

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IoT Devices in the Workplace: Security Risks and Threats to BYOD Environments

As well as transforming myriad homes and various industries, the internet of things (IoT) has been reshaping enterprises. And one of the most apparent manifestations of how the IoT has prompted changes in businesses and organizations is the presence and use of employee-owned IoT devices in the workplace. Gone are the days when, in accordance with the practice known as BYOD (bring your own device), employees would bring only their laptops, tablets, or smartphones to work and connect them to [...]

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