Illinois ranked among top 10 schools for Silicon Valley recruiters

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Corey Blumenthal, ECE ILLINOIS
5/10/2017 1:51:33 PM

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According to the San Francisco Business Times, HiringSolved analyzed 10,000 profiles of tech workers hired or promoted to new roles in 2016 and January and February of 2017. The results placed the University of Illinois at number seven.

“Our research suggests that in addition to specific skills and educational backgrounds, Silicon Valley is looking for a strong fundamental understanding of the basics of technology in their new hires,” HiringSolved CEO Shon Burton told NBC Chicago. “Often what separates say, a good engineer from a great one, is a knack for understanding the baseline ‘how’s’ and ‘why’s’ of how things work – the physics of the technology.”

This list is part of HiringSolved's research report about the most in-demand skills required for the 2017 technology job market

For the full list of schools read the original article at NBC Chicago.

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