America’s Tech Guru Steps Down—But He’s Not Done Rebooting the Government

“The White House confirmed today the rumors that Todd Park, the nation’s Chief Technology Officer and the spiritual leader of its effort to reform the way the government uses technology, is leaving his post.”

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Why These Midwest Millennials Are Choosing Milwaukee Over Chicago

“In early 2011, a young Chicago couple found themselves unemployed at the same time. Kate Riley, 29, quit her tutoring job at Harold Washington College, and Dan Jacobs, 32, had been laid off from his executive chef position at a French bistro.”

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Ditch Your Office Chair for a New ‘Standing Desk’

“By Mark Lukach. This article was originally published on The Wirecutter, a “list of great technology” curated by Wired alum Brian Lam. If I wanted to keep my current desk, and convert it to a standing desk, I would get the Kangaroo Pro Junior.”

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How Fast Food Chains Pick Their Next Location ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community

“This article contains interviews with Simon Thompson, commercial director at Esri and John Crouse, director of real estate services at Wendy’s. When the global economic crisis hit in 2008, fast food companies were hit harder than expected.”

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Quote Of The Week: Don’t Change Who You Are

“Every Monday, tune in to Fast Company Leadership for a quote to get your week started right. She’s referring to having a personal or brand identity that resonates; a story that sets you apart from the rest. “Once you identify what makes you different, concentrate on it,” Hogshead says.”

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UBS Investor Watch Report Reveals Millennials Are As Financially Conservative As Generation Born During Great Depression

“UBS Investor Watch research insights shatter other stereotypes about the Millennial generation. A large majority believe the road to success requires hard work (69%), saving and living frugally (45%), and a good education (37%).”

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8 Tips For Successfully Penetrating The Hidden Job Market

“Fred Coon, an author, licensed employment agent, and CEO of Stewart, Cooper & Coon, says experts estimate that between 80% and 85% of all jobs openings are unlisted.”

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