Finding a job is a fraught process, even in the best of times. Now, as our economy continues to rebound, hiring is ramping up and so are the number of tools companies have at their disposal to evaluate candidates. From familiar, long-used personality tests to new algorithms that aim to find the right long-term hire, we consider the new landscape job-seekers and managers must navigate with Howard Ross.
Guest Host: Mary Tillotson
They’re Back!! It’s the first Tuesday of the month, and you know what that means. Tom & John, The Computer Guys, update us on the tech world and answer all your hardware and software questions.
- John Gilroy WAMU Resident Computer Guy; and Director of Business Development at SolutionsDevelopers
- Tom Piwowar TJP&A, Piwowar and Associates, the Mac Guy
Poll results for August 2, 2005
A survey by the Pew Internet and American Life Project found 91% of Internet users have changed their online habits to avoid spyware, viruses, and other Internet threats. Have you changed the way you use the Internet since a year ago?
(26%) A. No — I was always careful and I continue to be careful.
(22%) B. No — I don’t worry too much about such problems because I use a Mac.
(2%) C. No — c’est la vie — I’m not going to let these thugs spoil my fun.
(47%) D. Yes — I am much more careful – I open fewer email attachments, download less, and use spyware detection software.
(3%) E. Yes – I find myself using the Internet less.
Program Notes for August 2, 2005
Wi-Fi cloaks a new breed of intruder
St. Petersburg Times article
Protect your WiFi
Find free WiFi
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