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Google, Square Hoping To Solve Gender Imbalance Through Recruiting

Silicon Valley tech giants have been taking heat for a gender imbalance among staff, particularly in the fields of engineering and coding, and now they’re doing something about it – targeting young women for careers in the tech sector.

07/01/2014

State Senator Ted Gaines visits Austin, Texas. (CBS SF)

California State Senator Visits Texas To Recruit Companies For Move West

California State Senator Ted Gaines visited the Austin Monday, hoping to keep California in the running fro a massive Tesla Motors battery plant that could be headed to the Lone Star State.

06/30/2014

(CBS)

State Board Awards $29 Million In Tax Credits To Keep Jobs In California

A newly created state board awarded nearly $29 million in income tax credits on Thursday for companies that have agreed to expand and retain jobs in California.

06/19/2014

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant February 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

McDonald’s Opens Up Mid-Market San Francisco Office To Lure Tech-Savvy Talent

McDonald’s is opening up a new location along San Francisco’s Market Street, but not to take your order. Instead, the fast food chain will use the space to recruit the best talent to boost its digital presence.

06/17/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Governor Rick Perry Visits California In Push For Tesla Battery Factory

Texas Gov. Rick Perry held up his own state as a model for responsible energy production and economic growth in California.

06/11/2014

Camea Davis

SF Department Of Environment Trains Hard-to-Hire Workers For Green Jobs

San Francisco is hiring for 6 ‘green’ jobs this summer as part of a program called Environment Now.

06/08/2014

(Luiz Felipe Castro/Getty Images)

LinkedIn Finds Bay Area Is 8th Most Common Landing Spot For New Grads

Networking giant LinkedIn has charted the movements of recent college grads and found, perhaps unsurprisingly, that the Bay Area is among the most popular landing spot for job-seekers and new hires.

06/05/2014

Silicon Valley Location Of IBM In San Jose. (David Mcnew/Getty Images)

Women In Technology Summit Celebrates 25 Years; Still Struggles With Male-Dominated Industry

This year marks the 25th anniversary of a Silicon Valley conference aimed at getting more women into senior positions in the technology industry.

06/02/2014

U.S. Marine veteran Reese Levasseur at a job fair at NASA Ames in Mountain View, May 29, 2014. (CBS)

NASA Ames Job Fair Helps Wounded Warriors Find High-Tech Work

Hundreds of veterans turned out at a major job fair in Silicon Valley on Thursday, where many high-tech employers were looking to hire former military members.

05/29/2014

Rows of new homes line a street in a housing development on December 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Noted California Economist Expects Economic Boom To Soon Hit East Bay

Chris Thornberg, founding partner of Beacon Economics, said businesses will eventually follow, as many people with jobs in San Francisco and Silicon Valley have already moved to the East Bay.

05/29/2014

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