Topic: Jobs

Looking for a Job? Having Too Many Contacts on LinkedIn May Backfire

Sept. 23, 2014
Looking for a Job? Having Too Many Contacts on LinkedIn May Backfire

What should you do when you get an invitation to connect with someone on LinkedIn who you've never met? I say ignore it. It may seem counterintuitive, but that's the take-home message from our ongoing research at The University of Texas at Austin and Carnegie Mellon University.

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Want Job Security? Jobs of Tomorrow will be in Service, Applying Manufacturing Technologies

Sept. 16, 2014
Want Job Security? Jobs of Tomorrow will be in Service, Applying Manufacturing Technologies

The world of work continues to change in the United States as brains replace muscle. Nearly 200 years ago, half of all workers were engaged in agriculture jobs; yet today those workers are more productive with less than 5 percent of the jobs.

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University of Texas at Austin Partners with Video Game Executives to Create Denius-Sams Gaming Academy

May 14, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin has partnered with video game industry leaders Warren Spector and Paul Sams to create the Denius-Sams Gaming Academy, the first video game program in the United States led and taught by gaming industry executives.

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The University of Texas at Austin Among Leaders in Study Abroad, International Students

Nov. 17, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin is among the top three universities sending students abroad and the Top 10 universities educating international students, according to the new "Open Doors" report, published by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

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