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Security threats are one of the biggest issues that keep tech leaders up at night. Keeping your systems safe and secure is an ongoing battle, and it’s a battle most companies fear they will lose. According to recent data, only 26 percent of IT leaders feel that their departments are well-equipped to handle security threats…. Read more »

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When it comes to negotiating salary, most tech pros fall into one of two categories. They either cringe at the thought of negotiating an offer, or they come out swinging with a crazy counter offer. The fact is, there is nothing wrong with negotiating salary when offered a job, in fact – it’s important to… Read more »

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Many people consider tech to be an evergreen career, but the fact is, the evolutionary nature of IT means you must be proactive in order to remain relevant. A robust skill set will mean nothing if those skills become obsolete in the market. Experts predict another recession on the horizon, which means budget cuts, layoffs… Read more »

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Paying down technical debt – old and cluttered code clogging up the system – is something that most tech teams have on their wish list, but often fail to get to amid much more pressing and mission-critical tasks. However, cluttered codebases create a tangled mess for future developers. It is worth it to put a… Read more »

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If you are a tech pro with a robust skill set, a long list of successful projects and a history of creating excellent work but you still think you’re not good enough for your role, you’re not alone. Imposter syndrome – the inability to believe that your success is well-deserved based on your effort and… Read more »

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Anyone who watches tech or finance headlines has witnessed the rapid rise – and recent decline of cryptocurrency. At the end of 2018, crypto was in somewhat of a freefall, with bitcoin reaching a 13-month low of $5,000. Other popular cryptocurrencies were also feeling the pinch, and the market has lost almost $700 billion in… Read more »

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When you think of overcoming burnout, you probably think of taking an extended vacation, from which you return refreshed and re-energized.  But too often, within days of returning to work, you feel no better than you did before you left. If you are stuck in a cycle of constantly putting out fires for your tech… Read more »

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Tech pros know that their skills are in high demand and employers are pulling out all the stops to attract the best and the brightest. Salaries continue to climb, new jobs are posted every hour, and benefits packages are getting more robust. If you’re looking to grow your tech career this year, it pays to… Read more »

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EARNED BY LESS THAN TWO PERCENT OF ALL STAFFING AGENCIES IN THE U.S. AND CANADA   EAST WINDSOR, NJ – FEBRUARY 26, 2019 – Talon, a leading IT staffing company announced today that they have won ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and job seekers. Additionally, this yearTalon was… Read more »

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Right before the 2018 holiday season, the US government announced its new H-1B visa application process. Tech companies rely heavily on the H-1B program to source overseas talent, so if your organization is planning on continuing the practice, it’s time to brush up on the changes. A New H-1B Registration Process On December 3, 2018,… Read more »