Even in good times, applying for a job is a nerve-wracking experience. In this economy, it's flat-out terrifying. Dozens of other people are probably vying for the same position, many of them younger, smarter and better-looking than you.
While candidates are watching the polls, they're going after different numbers, too -- their Twitter followers and Facebook fans.
A coalition of technology industry giants
announced a new wi-fi standard Monday that will allow individual
devices to easily connect to each other, even if there is no
conventional wi-fi hub in range.
Small-business owners remain concerned about the economy, but are reporting a small increase in optimism about their company's business and economic recovery moving forward, a recent survey concluded.
A new generation of credit cards is about to come on line, with computerlike features that allow cardholders to choose whether to pay in reward points or credit, and fraud protection baked into the plastic.