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According to Computerworld, anywhere from 500,000 to two million tech jobs go unfilled each year. Employers are hungry for tech talent, but with IT unemployment hovering at just 2 percent, there are simply more jobs than there are skilled professionals to fill them. This means with the right skill set and experience, you can write… Read more »

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What Does the Future of Recruiting Look Like?  Automated resume screening promises to be one of the hottest recruiting trends in 2017.  Automated resume screening helps address one of the major challenges in recruiting: reviewing a large volume of resumes. In a recent report, Jobvite found that a typical job posting that attracts a high-volume… Read more »

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The Elephant in the Room  With Donald Trump now in the White House many in the IT & engineering staffing industry are nervously awaiting possible changes to the H-1B visa program. During his campaign, Trump was quoted as saying the “H-1B program is neither high-skilled nor immigration: these are temporary foreign workers, imported from abroad,… Read more »

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We are living in one of the most exciting periods in all of human history. Technology is moving at a pace we’ve never seen before, as most people in the developed world (and many in emerging markets) walk around with a supercomputer in their pocket. Our business and personal lives have gone mobile, and applications… Read more »

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“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” –  Thomas A. Edison   Like Thomas Edison’s incandescent light bulb, the biggest innovations in technology were not discovered and implemented on the first attempt. The road to success is actually littered with failure. In a recent interview with CIO magazine, Tom Willerer,… Read more »

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Over the last decade or so, hiring in the tech sector has been a challenge for many companies. If you want to attract the best and brightest, you must stay ahead of the forces that drive the market. Here are some of the trends that will shape the way you hire tech professionals in 2017…. Read more »

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Every company that invests in big data wants that data to yield actionable insights to help their organization remain competitive and achieve its goals.  In order to generate real return however, big data specialists must be able to do their jobs well. Unfortunately, big data teams often face a host of (preventable) obstacles that stand… Read more »

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An IT job search can almost be like taking on a career.  It takes hours a day to research potential openings, apply, return phone calls, etc., often to come up empty handed. That’s in addition to spending time networking, boosting your presence on LinkedIn and building your brand as an IT professional. An effective way… Read more »

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Agile and DevOps Work Better Together – Here’s Why Devotees of Agile follow the methodology to improve customer experience in software development, and disciples of DevOps tout its facilitation of collaboration to speed up the development process. Both methodologies help organizations achieve their goals, but a recent study found that as powerful as Agile or… Read more »

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Princeton, NJ (February 27, 2017) – Talon Professional Services,  a premier national provider of professional IT staffing and services, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey for 2017. This survey and award program identifies, recognizes and honors the state’s top employers who show a dedication to their employees’ professional growth and quality… Read more »