Why Decision Makers Still Don’t Trust Data and Analytics

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  An increasingly connected society generates a lot of data, especially when considering social networks and the Internet of Things. As such, data analytics continues to be one of the fastest growing technology sectors, as businesses try to wean actionable information from these massive amounts of Big Data. Even taking into account its still emerging… Read more »

Why Your IT Managers Must Evolve

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  As management in the IT industry continues to mature, technology managers also need to evolve. Take a look at Agile and DevOps for notable examples of this evolution. An increasingly competitive business landscape places the onus on tech organizations to work more smartly and more efficiently. Recent innovations like iterative development and continuous deployment… Read more »

Why Information Security Job Salaries Are Skyrocketing

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  With an increasingly connected society performing a wide variety of tasks on the internet – eCommerce, online banking, etc. – the importance of cybersecurity continues to grow. Protecting websites, and network infrastructures, in addition to mobile and desktop apps from hackers and other forms of cyber criminals is the main duty of those working… Read more »

The Top Three Programming Languages With the Greatest Growth

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  A career in software engineering means your learning never ends. Programming languages come and go, and what was popular in the 80s – COBOL, for example – isn’t necessarily in demand today. As such, it is vital for developers to be proactive when it comes keeping their skill set relevant to employers in the… Read more »

Hiring the Best Tech Talent Means Taking Some Risks

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  There are always inherent risks in managing any organization, especially in the technology world. This concept also applies to your IT staffing policy. Ultimately, playing it safe isn’t always the best strategy when putting together the best possible tech team. Sometimes, the most talented developer or technologist doesn’t boast a typical background, including education… Read more »

What It Takes to Recruit and Keep Women in Technology

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  Women make up an important part of the technology workforce, and their numbers are only growing. In a competitive industry, where talented employees are worth their weight in gold, finding, hiring, and retaining female candidates must be a significant part of your organization’s staffing strategy. Here are a few ideas on how to attract… Read more »

Seven Ways to Spot a Bad Culture Before You Accept the Job

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  When you are considering a job offer in the IT industry, don’t forget to consider your potential employer’s office culture before accepting a position. Company culture plays a big role in ensuring your happiness and longevity in any technology role. Identifying a corporate environment and your fit within that culture needs to be part… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Adding a “Boomerang”

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  In HR terms, a boomerang employee refers to a previous member of your organization who eventually returns to the fold. Rehiring a former worker potentially brings a myriad of benefits to your company. Familiarity with your office culture, technology stack and project management style are just some of the benefits. Let’s take a more… Read more »

The Best Advice for Working with Tech Recruiters

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  The hiring process offers companies a chance to bring in new blood, typically resulting in a more productive and vibrant organization, especially in the rapidly evolving technology industry. Finding great high-tech talent becomes easier when working with a well-connected tech recruiter. Each successful hiring decision brings another opportunity for growth. Whenever your company needs… Read more »

Contract Employees Are the Future of Tech Employment

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  Technology employees want more flexibility and a better work-life balance. This remains one of the major reasons telecommuting continues to grow in popularity, allowing workers to contribute from a home office. Contract employment is also on the upswing in IT; giving companies a measure of versatility with their staffing needs. Many employees appreciate it,… Read more »