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New study reveals most important skills for students

Research indicates Microsoft Office applications rank 3 of 20 top in demand skills for high-growth, high-pay careers.

REDMOND, Wash. — Top candidates for current and future jobs will be measured by capabilities and competencies, with 20 distinct skills bubbling up to the top in millions of high-growth, high-paying job postings, according to a white paper commissioned by Microsoft Corp. and released by IDC. The study provides insight into the skills students need for the top 60 high-growth, high-wage occupations that will account for 11.5 million new hires and 28 percent of job growth by 2020. Out of those skills, oral and written communication, detail orientation, and Microsoft Office proficiency top the list. (more…)

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comScore Ranks Among Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2010 Technology Fast 500™

*Attributes its 154 Percent Revenue Growth Since 2005 to Strong Track Record of Innovation*

RESTON, VA, October 20, 2010 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced that it ranked on the Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte’s ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the period from 2005–2009. comScore grew 154 percent during this period. comScore’s President, CEO and co-founder, Dr. Magid Abraham, credits a strong track record of innovation and the exceptional efforts of comScore employees with the company’s 154 percent revenue growth. (more…)

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