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The University of Wisconsin-Stout recently received a grant that will be allocated as scholarships for students studying science. The National Science Foundation awarded a Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics grant of $567,000 to UW-Stout’s applied science program for support of the project...

After hearing rumors that the marketing and communications department that she worked in at the EMD Chemicals Inc. facility in Madison would be relocated to New Jersey, Karren Jeske noticed a job posting made by one of her connections on LinkedIn. Jeske applied for the...

Consulting firm BearingPoint may have filed for Chapter 11 protection, but its CIO has a plan for making sure his top workers don’t flee. In good times, retaining top IT talent is a top priority for CIOs. Now, in the recession, many IT leaders are...

While extra employer scrutiny could slow your employment search, job seekers and many employed workers might want to take steps to avoid the fate of employees whose companies went under and lost both jobs and retirement savings when their companies unraveled, writes James E. Challenger....

Wisconsin’s growing entertainment software industry will be showcased from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday at Madison's Raven Software. The Game On! event is part of an effort to save the state's one-year-old film incentive program by a coalition including Film Wisconsin, Arts Wisconsin and...

Hanging on to your best people can be a challenge, even in a tight job market. Keeping your top IT talent on board should be a top priority in good times and in bad. Here are some suggestions from CIOs and IT staffing experts on...

Technology executives say that increasingly restrictive visa and immigration limits have imperiled their ability to hire more of the world’s best engineers. Immigrants are the lifeblood of Google and Silicon Valley, where half the engineers were born overseas, up from 10 percent in 1970....

There are numerous professional certifications available for the IT professional today, each of them likely to boost a resume, encourage higher salaries and assist in job security. Though the importance of these certifications will vary from one IT professional to another, deciding which certifications are...

The New York Times recently ran an article about the realities of being let go from Microsoft, a technology company not historically known for letting go of its own talent. In the past, those who left did so on their own or cashed out and...