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The IT industry changes faster than almost any other sector in today’s economy. While everyone in every field must constantly update their skills and knowledge base, technology is a bit different. It can sometimes feel that you spend a great deal of time and effort mastering a skill only to discover it’s already falling out… Read more »

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Strategic planning. Every company needs to do it; but not every company does it well.  The whole point of a strategic plan is to set a course for success, but all too often, the process itself can fall apart or the plan is forgotten once the reality of market conditions sets in. Whatever your challenges,… Read more »

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The last five years have been a veritable career boon for tech professionals, as demand and salaries have been on a steady upward swing. Employers, on the other hand, haven’t had quite the same experience. Hiring teams have faced year after year of pressure to find the right talent, pay them market value and then… Read more »

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Princeton, NJ (October 17, 2016) – At Talon, we don’t just stand behind our work. We stand behind the people who make it possible. A positive work environment is essential to a healthy business and has been a central component of our success. So we’re proud to announce that Talon has been ranked #11 among the… Read more »

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The business of recruiting is always evolving. However, it can be argued that no single generation has had such a swift and significant impact on the way companies attract, acquire and retain talent than millennials. If your organization isn’t adapting to Generation Y, you may find yourself on the losing end of the battle for… Read more »

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Tech hiring managers know that recruiting for open positions can be a lengthy process, especially in a tight market. However, technology hiring is far slower than average and seriously lags behind hiring for other sectors. According to a recent study, the average time-to-hire for all US jobs is 22.9 days. But for complex IT positions,… Read more »

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According to the study, Cyberstates 2015: The Definitive State-by-State Analysis of the US Tech Industry, published by CompTIA, IT employment in the United States rose by 6.5 million jobs between 2013 and 2014.  While other sectors continue to struggle with anemic job creation numbers, technology keeps growing. Here’s what your organization needs to know in… Read more »

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While other areas of the economy are experiencing sluggish job growth, the IT sector is flourishing. Talented and qualified tech professionals are in a position to write their own ticket in today’s hiring landscape where new jobs far outpace qualified job seekers hunting for positions. Whether you are looking to make a change, or you’re… Read more »

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It can be argued that the IT landscape changes faster than any other segment of the business today. Innovations and advancements occur at a lightening pace, and IT leaders have to keep one eye on the present, and one eye on the future. There is no crystal ball to look into and determine exactly what… Read more »

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If you have recently participated in watching the swimming events at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, you may find yourself in awe of how incredibly competitive it is.  After all, it’s the Olympics and the best athletes in the world have earned their way. To get there, each athlete had to go… Read more »