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Elevate America Grants Will Help Underserved Communities Become Part of the Digital Economy
With today's emphasis on technology, finding a job without having any computer skills is nearly impossible. But here in LA and all across America, underserved populations-especially young and female workers-have not received the training necessary to participate in our largely digital economy. That...
3 Feb 2011
Technology Will Play Key Role in Helping the Class of 2012 Find Jobs
As college commencements have come and gone, graduates are polishing their resumes in the hopes of landing their dream job. With the increasing popularity of digital and social media, graduates will need to incorporate job hunting techniques that go beyond the traditional methods in order to be successful...
14 Jun 2012
The Cloud Is Raining Jobs in Southern California — 53,000 of Them
This post is authored by General Manager Enterprise and Partners Group, Southwest District, Tyler Bryson. While businesses in L.A. are well aware of the cost savings that cloud computing can bring, it may be surprising to learn that the cloud also is creating substantial new revenues for local...
5 Mar 2012
Job Search on the Go with the New LinkedIn App for Windows Phone
LinkedIn just made it a whole lot easier for users to get on-the-go access to your professional network by announcing today their newest mobile application for Windows Phones! Windows Phone users now have access to millions of professionals worldwide, a real-time update stream containing news and...
14 May 2012
Microsoft Donates $1 Million in Software to Los Angeles Unified School District
Parents' engagement in academic progress is key to their children's future success, and Microsoft is committed to helping in this effort. Today, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner visited Garfield High School alongside Superintendent-elect Dr. John Deasy to celebrate Microsoft's announcement...
30 Mar 2011
From Homeless to Full-Time Job: How Microsoft’s Elevate America Program Is Helping Career Success
Unable to pay her rent after losing her job as an office receptionist in 2007, Los Angeles native Gloria Pulido found herself living somewhere she never could have imagined: her car. Homeless, Gloria and her teenage son searched for community resources to help her get back on her feet, and they found...
13 May 2011
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