burning glass


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burning glass

a convex lens for concentrating the sun's rays into a small area to produce heat or fire

burning glass

[′bər·niŋ ‚glas]
(optics)
A converging lens used to produce intense heat by converging the rays of the sun on a small area.
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For its analysis, Brookings used a database from Burning Glass Technologies of Boston that contained 4.
A source of the information is a company such as Burning Glass or Wanted Technologies, which offer real-time labor market data that can help an institution learn about the most in-demand jobs and qualifications.
A report from Burning Glass Technologies, which develops technologies designed to match people with jobs, shows that demand for cyber security professionals over the past five years grew 3.
Active Informatics announces partnership with Burning Glass Technologies to bring real time labour intelligence to the UK
But who would bother with flint and tinder or the sun and burning glass now?
The First Question: If a spherical glass vessel is filled with clear water, it acts like a round burning glass.
Edmund Wilson, who seldom gushed, was lavish in his praise: "She has cut to roundness and smoothed to convexity a little crystal of literary form that concentrates the light like a burning glass.
the leading global provider of talent acquisition and workforce compliance and diversity solutions, announced today a strategic partnership with Burning Glass, a top provider of resume processing, screening and searching technology.
Nurses in High Demand in Ocala and Surrounding Communities According to labor analytics firm Burning Glass, there have been more than 1,400 job postings for registered nurses (RNs) over the past year in Ocala alone.
Now is the time for corporations, educators, and policymakers to come together to identify critical middle-skills jobs, and pinpoint the specific qualifications needed to keep America competitive, said Matthew Sigelman, CEO of Burning Glass Technologies.
One case study details how the New Jersey Council of County Colleges Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development uses job ad data from EmployOn, a subsidiary of Burning Glass, to identify occupations with a lot of hiring.