Want to Be a Better Leader? Listen Up

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  Leaders tend to be solution- and action-oriented, and it’s no surprise. Operating a business or running a department is often an emotionally charged experience, especially as you become invested in the outcomes, processes, and people under your purview. But, moving too quickly can actually be harmful to your company, especially if your feelings about… Read more »

Why Are New Tech Pros Happier?

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  The keys to job satisfaction are fairly universal; professionals want quality communications from their company, the ability to progress in their field, be challenged on a regular basis and maintain a sense of work-life balance. In many industries, those objectives feel achievable by workers at any stage in their career. But the tech world… Read more »

How to Find and Hire the Perfect Project Manager

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  Finding the right project manager is a critical step when you want a project to be a success, but that doesn’t mean it is easy to accomplish. If you don’t have the proper hiring processes and techniques in place, you might end up with less than ideal candidates, or in the worst-case scenario, hiring… Read more »

These 5 “Old” IT Strategies Are Still Relevant

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  While technology is an ever-changing field, not everything becomes irrelevant with time. Certain IT strategies are just as valid today as they ever were, and can provide a significant about of value to organizations that use them wisely. Here are five pieces of classic wisdom that are just as relevant now as they ever… Read more »

Are You Giving Your IT Team What They Want Most?

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  Unemployment among tech professionals continues to remain well below the national average. As competition for these skilled workers heats up, many companies look to add a variety of workplace perks to help attract new talent and retain current employees. Choosing the right benefits to offer is instrumental to the business’ success in recruiting candidates…. Read more »

Why the Best Tech Executives Are Great Networkers

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  Let’s face facts; few people make it to the highest rungs of the leadership ladder without being an effective networker. However, once you reach the upper echelons, the networking game often changes. Instead of focusing on how to advance their careers, they often adjust to meet other objectives, such as establishing their personal brand,… Read more »

The 10 Most Difficult IT Jobs to Fill

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  The unemployment rate among IT professionals is sitting well below the 3 percent mark in many cities, leaving businesses struggling to fill critical vacancies. While hiring in the field is challenging practically across the board, certain skill sets are particularly hard to find. Here is a look at the 10 most challenging IT jobs… Read more »

How to Enhance Your Tech Resume to Make You the Clear Choice

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  Having a high-quality, attention-grabbing resume is important. Often, this document serves as your first impression on the hiring manager, functioning as a digital handshake to get the ball rolling. Failing to nail the details means your application may quickly be discarded, preventing you from having the opportunity to discuss your qualifications in person. If… Read more »

How to Identify a Great Leader in a Crowd of Non-Managers

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  Just because someone isn’t currently in a management role doesn’t mean they don’t have the capacity to be a great leader. Candidates with the right competencies can be found regardless of whether they’ve been a manager before; you just need to learn to identify the skills the individual needs to succeed in the position. To… Read more »

A.I. is the Biggest Threat to These 4 Jobs

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  People are recognizing the potential artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have to offer, both in their personal and professional lives. As with any emerging technology, certain professions often pay the penalty whenever a new tech reaches the working world. This can lead certain people to lose their jobs or see pay decreases as… Read more »