Want to Work in a Different Department? Here’s How to Tell Your Boss It’s Time to Transfer

Approaching your boss for a transfer can be difficult, especially if you’ve been working for the same person for a few years. Understandably, you’d want a change at some point. At the same time, you don’t want your boss to take your request personally and you don’t want to leave your team shorthanded. So, how… Read More »

Naked & Afraid

A Survivor’s Tips for Avoiding the Latest Digital Scams scam /skam/ (def):   a dishonest scheme; a fraud. fraudster / frȯd-stər/ (def):  one who intentionally engages in deceit or trickery; a person who is not what he/she/they seem to be. An Unfortunate Reality:  The Rising Tide of Digital Scams in Today’s Inter-Connected World To this day… Read More »

Unhappy in Your Current Job? Here are Some Tips to Make That Job Work for You

If you have a sinking feeling when Monday comes around, you’re not alone. More than half of the American workforce say they are unhappy in their current job. This is one of the contributing factors in the Great Resignation, a six month period where more than 24 million people quit jobs. But is the grass… Read More »

Why Reactivating Your Tech Talent Pool is Your Recruiting Secret Weapon

How many resumes come into your company each day? Each week? Annually? These applicants comprise a pool of potential technical talent that you should continually mine for your organization. When was the last time you sifted through their resumes and spoke with some of these candidates? Is it possible there are hidden technology gems in… Read More »

Why is Partnering with a Staffing Vendor for Your IT Projects and Hiring Demands Valuable?

Digital transformation is ongoing despite slowing down a little during COVID. The c-suite is just as interested in creating seamless IT innovations to improve their business as they always have been. But now, we’re facing unprecedented labor shortages proving just as challenging as the IT projects themselves. What if there was one answer to the… Read More »

Where is Big Data Headed?

In the digitally-connected world we live in, organizations have been collecting increasing amounts of data for the past decade or more. Now, those organizations are thinking strategically about how to use the information they’ve gathered to fuel data-driven decisions that propel them forward. Big data is hot for obvious reasons, but what can we expect… Read More »

What Does the Future of Work Look Like for Network Engineers?

Many people are wondering right now if automation is going to take over their jobs. IT isn’t immune to this line of thinking, even while developers apply machine learning algorithms that make software more intelligent and efficient. Some worry that the role of the network engineer will disappear over time. This blog will look at… Read More »

Tech Trends Your Company Should Be Aware of This Year

When it comes to technology, the only constant is change. The big story over the past year was, of course, the global pandemic. From a technology perspective, the tools that enabled our remote workers became the year’s biggest story. Here’s a look at what experts have to say about the future state of tech now… Read More »

The Key to Effective…and Shorter…Meetings

How many meetings do you have every day and every week where you feel like, at the end of it, you’re not sure what was accomplished? You’re not alone. Estimates show that we waste $37 billion a year on unproductive meetings. In fact, of the 55 million meetings that occur each week, 71% are considered… Read More »

Do IT Operations Professionals Need a Resume? Or Can Their Work Speak for Itself?

If you’re in IT operations, your work does speak for itself. If you’ve been working for a company and the product or service it’s promoting is doing well in the marketplace, you can usually thank an IT operations person. IT operations is the backbone of our digital services. Almost every company relies heavily on these… Read More »