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Developers know they must stay on top of trends as far as technology, hardware, software and languages are concerned. However, there is another trend that developers should stay connected to: changing habits of smartphone users. The ways in which people rely on their phones evolves continually, and in order to provide positive user experiences, developers… Read more »

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Every tech job you apply to will have a list of IT skills that you must possess in order to land the job. However, hiring decisions are based on much more than your list of hard skills. Hiring decisions are made based on your experience, your performance in the interview, as well as soft skills… Read more »

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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 »

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It’s no secret that cybersecurity professionals are in high demand.  Companies of all sizes must work diligently to keep sensitive information safe from hacks and exposure.  This urgent and ongoing need has led to rapidly-increasing salaries in cybersecurity, attracting new tech pros to the field every day. However, if you want to earn top dollar,… Read more »

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The success of any business intelligence implementation lies in choosing the right tools. The self-service BI market has exploded in recent years, providing organizations of all sizes with nearly endless options. This has leveled the playing field, putting advanced BI tools within financial reach of SMBs, and has freed up IT teams from the bonds… Read more »

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Created in 1972 by Dennis Ritchie of Bell Labs, C has since become one of the most popular programming languages of all time. While many developers believe everyone should know it, some still write it off as an outdated language that isn’t necessary to learn to build a great career. However, there is a viable… Read more »

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The Silicon Valley has become synonymous with launching a startup, but given the level of competition and the exorbitant cost of living, California has lost some of its luster for entrepreneurs. If you’ve been thinking about launching your own tech business, it might be time to consider New York state. New York Offers Stronger Employee… Read more »

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When a coder pours their heart and soul into a new idea, they naturally think of that code as their intellectual property. Unless they openly share the code on a platform like GitHub, many tech pros guard their ideas like Fort Knox. However, most great ideas in this world are born by taking something that… Read more »

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As a network engineer, you’re fully aware of the technical skills you must possess in order to advance your career. However, long-term career success is about more than just a list of your hard skills. Successful network engineers all share some important traits in common, and these are the traits that will have a positive… Read more »

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Fans of the TV series Silicon Valley may believe that tech workers all suffer from inflated egos and a grandiose sense of self-importance. While egomaniacs make hilarious television characters, the truth is, imposter syndrome runs rampant in the tech field. Tech jobs are high-stress and extremely demanding, and many tech pros struggle with burnout and… Read more »