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Don’t Miss: Technology Women’s Leadership Mentoring Conference, August 8th

Don’t Miss: Technology Women’s Leadership Mentoring Conference, August 8th
Remodista recently launched a series of mentoring sessions within their Women’s Leadership Program for the retail and digital communities. While creating niche education they see an exciting opportunity to mentor emerging leaders through events, collaboration and networking. Remodista is a retailer’s forum for all things mobile commerce, taking its name—and mission—from core principles of retail... Read more »

TechWeek Update-First Street A Company to Watch

TechWeek Update-First Street A Company to Watch
Techweek opened with a bang today with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaking to a packed room about the State of  Technology in Chicago. Hosted at the Merchandise Mart, this conference is one of the best I have seen in years. It is packed with speakers from all areas of technology and cities around the world.... Read more »

Investing in Chicago Technology Companies

Investing in Chicago Technology Companies
With the burst of the technology bubble over a decade behind us, venture capital and private equity firms have been slow to fund start-up technology companies. Last year the median income raised in Chicago by these firms was only $3.4 million. This ranks  Chicago as 8th behind San Diego and about on par with Austin,... Read more »
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2012 Techweek Job Fair & Conference is a Must for Technology Professionals!

2012 Techweek Job Fair & Conference is a Must for Technology Professionals!
Don’t miss this tremendous opportunity to attend the job fair at Techweek on Saturday, June 23 from noon-5pm, at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. Entry is free with your resume. Hiring managers from 40-50 companies from Chicago and beyond will be available to discuss job opportunities and career development. It is all about connecting designers,... Read more »

Don’t Miss the Bricks + Mobile Conference

Don’t Miss the Bricks + Mobile Conference
Remodista is holding its 3rd annual Bricks + Mobile conference in Chicago, April 18th from 1pm-6pm. This popular event attracts some of the most progressive companies and influential leaders in the mobile space in the country. The brain child of Kelly Stickel, Founder of Remodista, it is the premiere event in this space, for everything... Read more »

Bricks+Mobile Conference: Still Time to Register

Bricks+Mobile Conference: Still Time to Register
Brainchild of this exciting event, Kelly Stickel from Remodista creator of educational events, has organized another outstanding event for anyone interested in the future of using mobile technology in retail.  There’s still time to register for this event which is being held at the Spertus Institute at 610 South Michigan Avenue in Chicago tomorrow, Wednesday, October 5. Attendees... Read more »
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June Jobs Report: Sectors Hiring

June Jobs Report: Sectors Hiring
The release of June’s unemployment figures last week showing only 18,000 net jobs in the private sector sent economists into a tizzy as the stock market plummeted.  This unexpected bad news in the unemployment figures for workers caught everyone by surprise. The period from February-April had shown average gains of 215,000/month.  May was flat and... Read more »

Do You Drupal?: The Alternative to WordPress

The advent of open source enterprise platforms is changing the way that companies and bloggers are doing business.  There has been an enormous shift from the paid platform to the open platform in the past couple of years, making it easier and far less expensive to set up your own web-site.  The major open source... Read more »

SAVO: The Company That Works! Now Hiring

Mark O’Connell Chicago-based company, SAVO offers an “on demand” software solution for sales professionals used to help them sell.  With an impressive roster of clients including: IBM, Morningstar, American Express, Staples, GE, & Northern Trust, this privately-held 11-year old company with 121 employees is in a major growth cycle.  With a solid revenue base, they... Read more »
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Morningstar: The Company That Works!

Morningstar: The Company That Works!
Bevin Desmond I was first introduced to Morningstar 12 years ago when I was in executive search.  They were then located in a bright, airy loft-like space on Franklin & Wacker. Impressed with the structure of the company, I knew it was something special and it would do very well.  I was struck by the... Read more »
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