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Follow These Expert Tips to Improve Your Hiring Strategy in 2018

Are you still trying to solve the tech hiring puzzle? You’re not alone. You can bet that 2018 will be another year full of recruiting challenges in IT and technology. Use these expert tips to improve your hiring strategies for the new year. Align Your Interview Team When hiring is a team activity, it can… Read more »

Why IT Pros Must Have Lives Outside of The Office to Produce Their Best Work

You’ve probably heard the expression, “Happy wife, happy life.” Well, the same is true for your organization. When you have a happy IT team, you have a productive workforce and happy leadership. One of the most important ways you can keep your IT employees happy with their work is to provide them with ample time… Read more »

What DevOps Skills are Companies Really Looking For?

There was a time when DevOps was only utilized among startups delivering applications and services. Over time, however, DevOps has made its way into the mainstream and DevOps professionals suddenly find themselves in high demand. However, because DevOps is more of an approach than a specific skill, it can be difficult for tech pros to… Read more »

Red Flags to Look For When Hiring Tech Talent

Hiring and retaining tech talent in today’s market isn’t easy. You must find someone with the right skill set for each role, and you also need to keep an eye on the right personality and cultural alignment. However, as you check off all your “positive” boxes, it’s equally important to keep an eye out a… Read more »

Essential Skills the Best IT Project Managers Possess

Project management is a booming field. Whether you’re new to project management or you’re a seasoned vet looking for new opportunities, these are the ten essential skills that employers are looking for when hiring project managers. Project Definition Never underestimate the power of planning. Time spend on advanced planning can help reduce costs and maintain… Read more »

Bad Day on the Job Hunt? Here’s How to Get Over It

Job hunts can be emotional roller coasters, and if you’ve had a particularly bad day, it can be completely demoralizing. Maybe you drew a blank in an interview or called the hiring manager by the wrong name. Perhaps you sent an application out for ABC Corp when you were really applying to XYZ, Inc. Bad… Read more »

How to Tackle an Overwhelming IT Project

In today’s tech environment, IT projects are becoming increasingly complex. Not only that, but IT teams are always being asked to do more with either the same or even fewer resources. Complex and large tech projects can weigh on even the most talented professional, but you don’t have to let one project ruin your passion… Read more »

How to Find Undervalued Tech Talent and Coach Them to Greatness

The ever-increasing technology skill gap and fierce competition for talent continue to vex hiring managers across the country as they struggle to fill key IT positions. If you want to develop a strong tech team in your organization given this difficult landscape, it’s time to start thinking outside the box. Instead of focusing on landing… Read more »

8 IT Certifications That Will Boost Your Career Today

Every tech professional knows that the job market is competitive. You need to give yourself every advantage over the other pros vying for hiring managers’ attention. Certifications are an excellent way to boost your career, whether you’re looking to move up or move on to new challenges. Here are eight certifications you should consider that… Read more »

Why Happy Developers Provide The Best Customer Experiences

Today’s digital marketplace is crowded and companies must take every opportunity to establish a competitive advantage. Delivering a positive customer experience is absolutely critical to attract new customers, keep existing customers and differentiate yourself in the marketplace.  Unfortunately, many companies fail to make the connection between a happy and productive development team and a strong… Read more »