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“Automation” is a word that can have two distinct and very different connotations. On one hand, automation can lead to streamlined processes, greater productivity and higher profitability. In fact, according to Information Services Group, the implementation of robotic automation has allowed companies to move processes 5 to 10 times faster using 37 percent fewer resources…. Read more »

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For many years, the American cybersecurity industry has been able to bridge the ever-expanding skill gap through global recruiting, seeking out talented professionals wherever they may live.  However, the recent “Buy American and Hire American” executive order that puts new restrictions on the H-1B visa program has companies that rely on global talent scrambling to… Read more »

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Software and other digital innovations have been disrupting the way we do business at a rapid pace. Netflix forever changed the way we consume movies and television, Uber disrupted the taxicab business and Amazon upended the retail landscape. Open source technology, software with source code that is freely available for public viewing, contribution, and redistribution,… Read more »

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As IT pros from the Baby Boomer generation retire, they are taking some important skills with them, including mainframe skills.  Today, mainframe is hardly considered a “sexy” tech niche, but for large corporations, mainframe is still the best way to process information and keep it secure. In many cases, proprietary mainframe code can’t be efficiently… Read more »

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Whether you’re new to the tech job market or you’re a seasoned veteran looking to grow your skills or pivot into a new area of specialization, you’ve probably looked into both certifications and boot camps. This is a common conundrum. Boot camps are popping up in cities and towns all across the country and there… Read more »

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Anyone who has hired for technical positions in the last ten years knows just how challenging it is to find great people in a competitive market. Given our ever-growing desire for faster, better and more technology, the war for talent isn’t going to slow any time soon. Employers need to be focused on retaining top… Read more »

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East Windsor, NJ (May 5, 2017) – Talon Professional Services, a premier national provider of professional IT staffing and services, has been named #10 of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey for 2017 for small/medium sized companies. The award was accepted by members of the Talon team at the award ceremony that was held on Wednesday, April… Read more »

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East Windsor, NJ (May 1, 2017) – Talon Professional Services, a premier national provider of professional IT staffing and services, is proud to announce the opening of its new headquarters location in East Windsor, New Jersey, only 9 miles from the previous Princeton office effective May 1, 2017. Talon is excited to have outgrown its building space in… Read more »

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According to research from Glassdoor, the value of the near 300,000 unfilled IT jobs posted by American companies costs nearly $20.1 billion dollars.  The cost to individual businesses varies, but those costs are always significant.  American businesses try a host of strategies to recruit tech professionals, but most still struggle in today’s market. Fortunately, there… Read more »

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is exploding in terms of innovation and product delivery right now, and it is estimated there will be more than 50 billion IoT devices in use just three years from now. Companies are scrambling to jump on board the IoT train, greenlighting new projects right and left. However, IoT is… Read more »