Month: October 2011

The Economic Singularity

Vernor Vinge, a science fiction writer, coined the term “singularity” to denote a technological passage. It was the moment in time when machines become smarter than humans. When that occurs, life will undoubtedly be different for every single one of us. It will be a transformative event that affects us forever. The same is true

Job Nation: The 100 Best Employment Sites on the Web

Job Nation: The 100 Best Employment Sites on the Web The American Staffing Association called Peter Weddle the “Zagat” of the online employment industry. Now, you can tap his expertise to find the best employment sites for you. How? Get Job Nation: The 100 Best Employment Sites on the Web. It’s Peter Weddle’s pick of

The Q Factor

An extraordinary event occurred between February and April of 2010. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more Americans resigned from their jobs (2 million) than were laid off (1.7 million). What was the deciding factor in their decision to quit? I can’t say. But, I can tell you what their decision should have

Job Nation: The 100 Best Employment Sites on the Web

Job Nation: The 100 Best Employment Sites on the Web The American Staffing Association called Peter Weddle the “Zagat” of the online employment industry. Now, you can tap his expertise to find the best employment sites for you. How? Get Job Nation: The 100 Best Employment Sites on the Web. It’s Peter Weddle’s pick of

The Tweets Have It

A recent study has found that Twitter provides a window into our moods. Using the choice of words in our tweets, Cornell University researchers have discovered that we are most positive or what they describe as “happiest” after a full night’s sleep. They speculate that it’s the rejuvenating power of rest which enables us to