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Demand for highly-skilled tech professionals is still growing at a rapid pace. Public and private organizations’ need for more data, better data, tougher security, and innovation isn’t likely to wane anytime soon, according to a recent hiring report by Dice. For IT pros with sought-after skill sets, the future is quite bright. The Heat Is… Read more »

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Demand for tech talent is always rising, and companies are always looking for best ways to keep employees happy and engaged in the midst of extreme pressure. The trend in recent years has been to go the way of Google, offering full-service campuses and non-traditional perks. From on-site fitness centers and daycare to unlimited vacation… Read more »

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Exceptional IT leaders know that the job is about more than just hitting your goals. True success is about balancing your objectives and company goals against the needs of your team, and you must do it under the constraints of available company resources.  Leading an IT team was quite different a decade ago. Today, technology… Read more »

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CIOs are under immense pressure in today’s complex environments. What are the things keeping tech leaders up at night? According to a recent study of CIOs by Sungard Availability Services (SAS) the seven most pressing issues are: External Data Security Threats Security threats are the number one worry of technology leaders, according to the SAS… Read more »

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Developers are in high demand, but don’t let the number of open positions fool you into thinking that landing your ideal job will be a piece of cake. Competition is fierce, and you must take steps to differentiate yourself if you want to attract the attention of hiring managers. Here are four actionable tips you… Read more »

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Millennials have a reputation for job hopping. Some say it’s an unfair label, but according to the 5th annual Deloitte Millennial Survey conducted this year, millennials themselves actually validate this stereotype. The survey included nearly 8,000 millennials from 29 countries around the world. According to the results, 44 percent of millennials say they would like… Read more »

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There are many reasons why businesses choose to partner with recruiting firms when it comes to technology staffing. Today’s market is competitive, and the right partnership can help close the skill gap, improve long-term retention and reduce costs. However, success is only possible if you choose the right firm, which can be difficult given the… Read more »

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A great project manager can mean the difference between a successful launch and an abject failure, but why settle for just a “great” project manager? A true rockstar can deliver ROI, ensuring profitability of projects of every size and scope. Many hiring managers seek out PMs with extensive technical knowledge, which is critical for success,… Read more »

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  According to leadership expert Hal Gregersen’s book The Innovator’s DNA, questions are a necessary, practical tool to inspire new ideas, solve problems, and gain new perspectives. That seems logical enough, but drawing questions out of a team can often be easier said than done. Gregersen developed a method known as “Catalytic Questioning” designed to… Read more »

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Selection Sunday is a Sunday in March where 64 collegiate basketball teams are selected to participate in the NCAA tournament. This day has evolved into major sports day in our country. In the twilight of a Sunday evening, a tournament seeding bracket is created, placing all selected teams – a process known as “Bracketology.” Beginning… Read more »