With each day that dawns, there is a new, major hack that makes the news headlines. If you are paying attention, there are usually numerous hacks each day and far more that never make the news or are kept private by the victims. Every so often, a hack is so important that I feel compelled to comment on it here to help us learn something about the nature of hacking and IT security. This is one of those cases. Last week, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) revealed that they had been ...
If you're an out-of-work Californian, take advantage of the benefits provided by the Employment Development Department (EDD) of California. If you've already followed the directions for applying for unemployment insurance benefits, then there are a few more steps involved in getting and maintaining your monetary unemployment reward.
So you've been given the slip -- the pink slip. Take a deep breath, and do the following. You Will Need
If you're running a business and have employees, chances are you may have to write up a Employment Verification Letter. The tricky part is knowing what to put down on the letter itself. In this video you will learn what layout you will need and the information to put into the letter including: Company Letter Head, contact information, description of the employee's duties, ect.
In this video, Steven Chong teaches you about when to use the "functional" resume format. In this video you will be introduced to the "functional" resume format, and when to use it. The Functional Format Resume lists your employment history into sections. These sections highlight areas of skill and accomplishment. Reasons to use this type of format include: When you are overqualified. If you have gaps in your employment history. When you are going to a completely different industry. If you fo...
With increasing wealth, leisure time, and opportunities for employment, more original art is available to the masses. But that's no excuse to act like a goon in a gallery. Going to take in and appreciate the art can be a fun way to pass the time, but make sure you're practicing good gallery etiquette. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to act at an art gallery.
Looking to get an FHA loan? The Federal Housing Administration, FHA for short, provides mortgage insurance on loans made by FHA-approved lenders throughout the U.S. Here's how to get your FHA-insured loan. Learn how to get one with help from this video.
To obtain a work permit, you must first have a job offer from a Canadian employer. To get a job offer, you can apply directly and send your resume to a perspective employer, use an employment agency, or post your resume on employment websites. Next, you must have a labor market opinion. To get an LMO, you have to fill out some forms and submit some supporting documents. This process can take from a few weeks to 6 months to complete. After the LMO is approved, you must then apply for a work pe...
This is a video tutorial that is showing its audience how to utilize the website LinkedIn after you graduate from college. The first step is to go online to the website. Then you should make a profile. Make your profile polished and professional so that you future boss can easily search for your name and look at your wonderful profile. The next step is to include at least three past positions in your profile, a photo, and what schools that you have attended. You should also be aware of your p...
FAST is an expedited travel program for commercial truck drivers that travel between the US and Canada. FAST cards are available to citizens or permanent residents of Canada or the US. The FAST program is viewed as a privilege by both Canada and the US. You can be denied for the FAST program if you do not have a clean driving record and a clean record with the Canadian Border Services and The US Customs and Border Protection. Things such as being caught with undeclared items and having a crim...
This video is a useful ex-offender resource that will help people with felony convictions get employment by teaching them to properly put together a resume. A poorly written resume can hinder your employment.
With the economy looking more sour than Lindsay Lohan at her latest party, finding a job means exploring every avenue possible. This means thinking about doing job training to both expand what you know and to possibly work in a field you never considered before.
In this tutorial, we learn how to fill out a Canadian permanent resident application. Before you start, make sure you have all your personal information with you. After this, begin the application by filling out all the different sections. You must answer every question on this application or it will be deemed incomplete. You will be asked your address information, employment information, family information, and many other things. When you finish you application, you may be asked to provide a...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to answer the question, "What is your biggest failure?" When answering this question, be honest and don't lie. Sharing your feelings will show that you care about work. Your reaction may indicate your response to any future problems. Always indicate if you turned that failure into a success. A strong ending to your answer should express that you learned from your mistake. This video will benefit those viewers who are looking for a job, and would like ...
This video explains how to answer one of the five toughest job interview questions, this one being "what are your greatest weaknesses?" In it John Heaney of "The Job Shopper" explains that the most important thing about this question is to realize that answering in a way that really paints a negative picture of yourself will negatively impact your potential employment.
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While it may be tempting to tell your boss where he can stick his letter opener when you’re ready to quit, it’s not a great career move. You will need a job to resign from, good stationery, acting skills (optional). Submit resignation. Submit resignation.
Learn how to pass a drug test whether it's a random drug test tomorrow or an employment drug test a month away.
Testing products for a living is a bit more complicated than it sounds. You Will Need
(Series designed to help explore whether your ideal employment ideas should be formalized into a business venture or as an employee or volunteer value added problem solver).
When I first found out about Nreal, back in the spring of 2018, the most interesting thing about the company's story was the founder's background. Chi Xu, the CEO and founder of Nreal, previously worked at Magic Leap as a software engineer.
A new Google Search update lets job-seekers streamline their search process. Searches like 'jobs near me' are now designed to show relevant opportunities from multiple sites.
It wasn't too long ago that Uber threatened to fire star engineer Anthony Levandowski. Eleven days to be exact. If Levandowski didn't turn over the documentation he allegedly stole from Google's autonomous car division, Uber informed Levandowski that they would take "adverse employment action." Today, The New York Times reported the ride-sharing firm has delivered on that threat. In a memo sent to employees Tuesday morning, Uber announced Lewandowski's official departure from the company "eff...
Sow your wild oats! In this video, Jody Fath shares the expertise she gleaned from her eleven months backpacking around the world. Learn where to say, how to protect your things safe while traveling and methods for finding employment legally while abroad.
Accused of violating whistleblower and age discrimination laws by its security director, Magic Leap has taken an internal situation to the US District Court to clear its name of the allegations.
Uber's legal team may have finally sold their engineering golden boy down the river as their war with Waymo continues. Anthony Levandowski isn't your average sacrificial lamb either — given the alleged stealing and all that — but Uber seems set on distancing themselves from this whole fiasco as fast as they can.
The economy is rough at the moment, and we all need our jobs more than ever. Check out this tutorial, and learn how to make yourself so valuable at your job that no one would ever want to fire you.
It looks like Chris Urmson has spent the six months since he left Google's Self Driving Car Project trying to build a get-rich-quick self-driving unicorn, along with Sterling Anderson, formerly with Tesla Motors. At least that is one of several scandalous accusations in a Tesla lawsuit aimed at the pair, and their secretive startup Aurora Innovation, LLC.
One more business has decided that rewarding hackers to find flaws in their computer systems is a wise investment! As you know, a number of software companies offer bug bounties, and some of these can be quite lucrative. Google, for instance, offers a bounty of $150,000 for anyone who can hack their Chrome operating system, and many other companies are offering similar bounties, although, not quite as lucrative. Now, United Airlines has decided to offer frequent flyer miles to hackers who fin...
The legal travails of Magic Leap appear to have no end in sight, as a lawsuit filed by an ex-employee further threatens to dampen the startup's 2018 launch.
It turns out that coming up groundbreaking technology and raising billions may actually be the easy part for Magic Leap, as a new report has revealed yet another legal entanglement at the Florida-based company.
While the mainstream consumer market waits for cool augmented glasses to arrive from Magic Leap, or maybe even Snap Inc. (Spectacles 2.0??), AR headset maker DAQRI and its business customers are finding new, money-saving and time-saving use cases for the technology today.
A Norwegian carrier's launch of a pilotless container ship next year could lead the way to a new era in sea transportation and shipping if successful.
Engineer Anthony Levandowski has officially been kicked off Uber's driverless program by a judge as the company's legal war with Waymo continues.
Everyone knows that using your phone and driving is illegal, and rightfully so. Tons of people die on the road everyday due to careless people texting or calling someone. Everybody knows that it's wrong, yet everyone still does it anyway.
Another contestant has emerged in the race to deliver a mainstream augmented reality car navigation system, with Silicon Valley-based Phiar picking up $3 million in seed funding to launch its own artificial intelligence-based mobile app by mid-2019.
While Meta Company has agreed to a settlement in its lawsuit against a former employee and his company, they find the tables have now turned on them in the form of patent infringement allegations from another entity.
Meta Company filed suit today against a former employee and his startup DreamWorld USA, Inc. for the misappropriation of trade secrets and confidential information.
Cultivating a strong online presence can have a huge impact on your employment prospects or help you get that dream store up and running in no time. Whether you're looking for work or building a brand, being able to create and maintain a professional website is essential in the modern workforce.
In a stunning end-of-year twist to the Magic Leap versus Nreal legal saga, the China-based startup is now filing a motion against Magic Leap.