Using an Uncertain Job Market to Your Advantage as an IT Candidate

Up until the COVID-19 pandemic, it was a candidate’s market out there.  That’s still true for many technology candidates. Korn Ferry says that by 2030 there will be 85 million jobs that could go unfilled. It’s tough to know the long-range impact of the pandemic on the long-term economy and the job market, but in the technology sector, workers are still in demand and it’s possible that the… Read More »

IT Jargon You Will Hear Non-Stop This Year

When you talk about technology, there is one thing that is always true: Technology is ever-changing. From year to year, there are common words that crop up in the field; cloud, digital transformation, blockchain, ransomware—for a time, it seems like everyone is using those words. Technology buzzwords are thrown around each day in IT circles. It’s always a good idea… Read More »

The Technical Interview Guide

Whether you’re a junior or experienced developer, the technical interview can be scary. Since programming is about problem-solving, many of these tests look as much at your ability to troubleshoot under pressure as they do how you code. This article will help you get a handle on what to expect and how to prepare for the technical interview. … Read More »

How to Prepare for Generation Z Entering the Workforce

They’re coming. Most hiring teams recognize the changing of the workforce guard; this year the Millennials have taken over the majority demographic spot in the work world, as Baby Boomers continue their migration toward retirement. But the up-and-coming labor pool to watch is actually Generation Z, and they are making their way to your doorstep much… Read More »

Why Hiring Veterans is Great for Business

Most Americans are aware of the gift of service our military service personnel, and their families make. There is an element of giving back to the community and the country that comes with active military duty. But what happens to these vets when they leave the service? What opportunities can you give veterans that will help them… Read More »

Does Technology Help or Hurt Your Productivity?

Technology is a tool that can help or hinder our workforce. Its impact on workflows has been to streamline efficiencies in new ways and improve productivity. But the World Economic Forum (WEF) suggests that global productivity is declining.  So which is it? Is technology helping or hindering human productivity? Technology is Disruptive—but is that Bad?… Read More »

The Consequences of a Bad Hire

Do you know the expression, “One bad apple can spoil the whole bunch?” When it comes to a bad hire, one wrong person in an organization can cause financial and cultural turmoil in a business. If the bad hire leaves the company, you can’t breathe a sigh of relief; the former employee could give you… Read More »

Is an IT Project Manager Career Right for Me?

Project Managers play a crucial role in guiding technology projects. They have responsibility for bringing large, complicated projects to a close within a set time and under or at an established budget.   This article will help you understand the role of the IT project manager and whether this kind of job is right for… Read More »

Strengthen Your Employer Brand With These 5 Tips

It’s common to read about the concept of the brand as it relates to marketing a product or service. But a brand can also relate to an organization or employer, particularly when recruiting for new positions in the company. In competitive hiring markets, your employer brand may be what separates you from other firms looking… Read More »

Are You Indispensable to Your Boss?

Being indispensable to your boss is an insurance policy of sorts. It means you have more job security, which most people believe is a good thing, even in today’s low unemployment market. Today, jobs are still outsourced and positions shifted, middle managers are still cut and replaced with freelancers. So part of your job should… Read More »