Weekly Roundup 10-29-2021
Excerpts from the most interesting articles of the week leading up to today.
5 KEY ACHIEVEMENTS TO PUT ON A RESUME TO SHOW YOUR WORTH
These tangible skills will set you apart from other applicants to hirers.
There was a time when outlining your duties and key responsibilities on your résumé was enough. But in today’s competitive and tech-driven employment landscape, crafting a powerful résumé requires a little more finesse. Employers want to see real examples of how you’ve performed in the past, as well as how you’ve added value to past positions. And the best way to show them is by highlighting your professional achievements and fine-tuning your résumé.
BELLEVUE’S BOOM: CITY’S TECH INDUSTRY IS POISED TO EAT SEATTLE’S LUNCH
GeekWire explores what’s fueling the rise of Bellevue, Wash., the fast-growing tech hub located just east of Seattle. In this editorial series, we’ll explore key issues shaping this ever-changing city.
LABOR SHORTAGES OUTRANK CYBER THREATS AS BIGGEST CONCERN FOR TECH COMPANIES
- 57% of tech executives responding to CNBC’s Technology Executive Council survey said finding qualified employees is the biggest concern for their company right now.
- Respondents ranked it higher than supply chain issues and cyber security threats.
- Nearly 70% of those surveyed said that they’ve increased their hiring of remote workers to get the talent they need.
THE AFRICAN TECH FIRM HOPING TO POWER SPACE MISSIONS
“Most satellites are simply computers that are tossed out the side of a rocket [that] are tumbling in space,” says Jonathan Lun.
Mr Lun and his Cape Town-based company, Hypernova Space Technologies, are keen to give these tumbling satellites a little bit more autonomy.
The firm has developed a thruster system that could give even the smallest types of satellites the capacity to move around.
In other news…
- After record-breaking rain, clear skies in the Seattle area will offer rare chance to see aurora borealis
- Zuckerberg accused other tech firms of stifling innovation with high fees as he laid out plans for metaverse
- Chinese payment-terminal company searched by FBI
- Washington Technology Industry Association looks beyond its home state for talent, programming