What Does a Security Engineer Do and Should You Consider This as a Career Choice?

More than 22,500 IT workers are classified as security or cybersecurity engineers in the United States.  No matter their title, these positions are increasingly in demand. The latest estimates suggest 3.5 million cybersecurity jobs will be open by 2025. If you have experience in the digital security field, the chances are high there might be… Read More »

What is the Role of an Automation Engineer?

Automation is hot. Historically, the term “automation” suggested the robots found in factory settings. Today, that’s one aspect of modern automation, a growing technique, and a trend in every workplace of all sizes. Business Daily says, “Every business process is on the table for automation, especially as technology becomes more sophisticated.” Automation lets companies streamline… Read More »

The Key to Getting Over Your Imposter Syndrome

Have you heard the expression, “Fake it till you make it?” There’s a reason this phrase is popular. Imposter syndrome, or the idea that you don’t really deserve to be in the position you’re in, is a common feeling for anyone new to their career. But it’s particularly prevalent in knowledge workers coming straight out… Read More »

Three Books Every Tech Leader Should Read in 2023

Many leaders read books regularly to learn and improve themselves continuously. According to surveys and studies, successful leaders often have reading as a habit. A five-year study of more than 200 self-made millionaires found they don’t watch TV, but 86% say they read, and 63% say they listen to audiobooks on their morning commute. Simply… Read More »

What is it REALLY Like for Someone New to Their IT Career?

Information Technology offers a lucrative career for anyone considering breaking into the field. Tech talent is so highly in demand right now that many companies are willing to train anyone new to the field to make them job-ready. There are a variety of career paths available in IT, and if you’re good at the job,… Read More »

Do You NEED LinkedIn in IT? Can You Avoid It Altogether?

LinkedIn is unquestionably the top business networking platform in the world. This social site has more than 830 million members and continues growing. This makes the platform a favorite for recruiters seeking IT talent. But for experienced developers and others in the IT field, LinkedIn can feel a little like the Wild West, with job-toting… Read More »

Why Every Leader Should Stop and Take a Look Back at How Far They’ve Come

Just like retrospectives are important after building a software product, looking back at your career is a great way to understand what you’ve learned. Looking back periodically is like restarting your computer; it gives you freshened perspectives. In leadership, reflecting on what you’ve learned is a kind of rite of passage that allows you to… Read More »

Three Lessons You Need to Hear if Changing Direction in Your IT Career

It seems like everyone is changing their jobs these days. It’s true the Great Resignation hit every industry, including IT. IT workers have options now, with many more jobs available than workers to fill them. Most of us are trying to find meaningful work, but many developers tell us they are also conscious of developing… Read More »

How Might an IT Recruiter Help You Keep Your IT Department Running Effectively?

Finding tech talent remains a top concern of the c-suite this year. 2022 was a historically significant year in the demand for IT talent. Despite some widely publicized high-profile layoffs, the truth is that the demand for tech resources remains high. With more than 8.9 million jobs in the U.S. tech sector alone, it’s unlikely… Read More »

Tips for Fostering Your Company Culture in Today’s Virtual Work Environment

  The COVID Effect COVID-19 dramatically changed the way the world works. In a matter of a few months, the pandemic forced millions of employees around the globe to leave their traditional office spaces, to remand themselves to home isolation, and to figure out to keep working their jobs in a 100% remote capacity in… Read More »