How Contract IT Workers Fill Your Tech Talent Gap

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The tech talent gap is growing and today, tech professionals have more choices in the market than nearly any other profession in the US. Because of the ever-growing demand for high-level skills, job seekers can afford to be highly selective when making career decisions. This comes at a time when flexibility is more important than… Read more »

Doing Good For The World And Your Resume: How Volunteering Can Help You Get IT Experience

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If you keep your finger on the pulse of what’s happening in the tech industry, you likely know that employers across the country are struggling to find top tech talent. If you are a job seeker in today’s market, you have probably wondered why, then, tech job searches can languish for months at a time… Read more »

Stack Overflow Updates its Code of Conduct

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Most people would agree that pockets of the internet have become quite toxic in recent years. Stack Overflow is one such pocket. Despite its original policy requiring users to “be nice,” Stack Overflow has become a place where people are anything but nice to one another. In response to the toxic level of negativity that… Read more »

Humans and Tech Can Stop Phishing Together

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By now, nearly everyone with an email address knows to be wary of clicking links inside an email. However, nearly everyone has also clicked links inside an email.  And therein lies the draw of phishing attacks for hackers. They know that humans can be trusted to abandon common sense if they are in a hurry,… Read more »

How to Sync Business Goals with IT Strategy

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Technology used to be a utility function of business, but it has rapidly become a driver of business goals. Now, more than ever before, it is crucial for tech leaders to build relationships with executive leadership so that IT strategy can align with business goals. If your IT department is on the outside looking in,… Read more »

What You Need to Know about GDPR

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25, 2018. The regulation aims to strengthen the data rights of EU residents, increases fines for misusing customer data and makes it easier for people to uncover what data companies collect on them and to prevent such collection if they so choose.  Since GDPR… Read more »

Look for Test Automation Engineers That are System Thinkers

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When it comes to hiring test automation engineers, do you know what to look for? Test automation skills are important, but just because a candidate possesses those skills, does not necessarily mean they are fully qualified for the role. The truth is, automation engineers must have a breadth of knowledge from general testing through development… Read more »

Tech Egos: When to Use Them and When to Put Them Aside

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Ego is a small word with weighty connotations. In some cases, we think of ego as simply healthy self-esteem and self-confidence. In most cases, however, the term “ego” is used to describe self-esteem and self-confidence that has gone too far. The truth is, ego can be healthy – especially for tech leaders. After all, ego… Read more »

Anticipate These 4 IT Project Challenges This Summer

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Summer is upon us, and with the warm season comes summer vacations and “lazy, hazy” days. If only tech teams had such luxuries. Projects don’t stop just because the mercury rises, and now is the time to get ahead of challenges that plague many IT teams, so you are prepared to meet your goals. Project… Read more »

How to Prepare for the Crucial Second Interview

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Making it to the second round of a job interview is worthy of celebration. It means all your hard work paid off, and you’re still in the running for a great position. However, after you pat yourself on the back, it’s time to refocus and prepare so you can knock round two out of the… Read more »