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Philadelphia tech women: Buck Up

Friday, February 8, 2013, 3:30 AM
More on the gender gap in technology: I received a phone call today from a reader, Betty Scott, age 80, who started working in technology, she said, when there were still punch cards. She remembers when women in computers were a true rarity, so she's battle-tested. Her advice to the women quoted in... Read more

No wonder Eagles stink. So does Philadelphia's job scene

Monday, February 4, 2013, 12:28 PM
No wonder the Eagles never make it to the Super Bowl. Philadelphia's job record stinks, even worse than the team. RiseSmart, an outplacement technology company in California, posits that the results of the Super Bowl game can readily be predicted by looking at the jobless rates of the two competing... Read more
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