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 »
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Is Your Culture Attractive to Candidates?
Employers already know how much money is lost every time an employee leaves. The cost is higher now because it’s taking longer to find replacement employees in such a tight employment market. Why do employees leave? There are a host of reasons, but culture was identified as a big driver of employee turnover as far… Read More »
The Tight Labor Pool and Its Effect on You
How is a 4 percent unemployment market affecting your job search? While employers are grousing about the tight labor pool and talent wars are forcing companies to offer more to attract better candidates, how does today’s unprecedented low unemployment rate affect the job seeker? The Advantages of Low Unemployment The low unemployment rate in the… Read More »
Is Your Slow Interview Process Affecting Your Ability to Hire?
In a 4 percent unemployment market, companies with slow hiring processes will lose good candidates. The reality is we are experiencing the lowest unemployment we’ve seen in 17 years, and it’s driving a talent war in categories as diverse as retail workers to computer programmers. It’s not just millennials that have grown frustrated with outdated… Read More »
Skills Required for a DevOps Engineer
Just thinking about the title, “Development and Operations Engineer” (DevOps), you might recognize the position as a bridge between the creation and deployment of a complicated software product. TechTarget says, “A DevOps Engineer must know how to manage the IT infrastructure that’s needed to support software code in dedicated, multi-tenant or hybrid cloud environments.” Some… Read More »
Contract to Hire vs. Perm: Pros and Cons
There are all kinds of ways to work today. From freelancing or contract work, permanent placement, contract-to-hire, and more, it can be hard for a job candidate to sort out the benefits and drawbacks of each of these types of employment. Employers can be confused about which arrangement could benefit their organization. This article discusses… Read More »
Old School Manners May Land You That Job
Old school manners haven’t gone out of style. Having manners means you behave in a respectful way toward others. While these are written and unwritten rules for behaving ethically and respectfully in our interactions with other people, they are still important when trying to find a new job. Have We Lost Our Manners? A Civility… Read More »
The Tight Labor Market and You
How can the tight labor market affect you and the quality of your candidates? Knowledge workers are in high demand these days. Companies struggle to find skilled workers in a labor market that has the lowest unemployment rate since 2000. We’re sorry to say things are only going to get worse. A new report says… Read More »