Five Fresh Ways to Retain Top IT Talent

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Anyone who has hired for technical positions in the last ten years knows just how challenging it is to find great people in a competitive market. Given our ever-growing desire for faster, better and more technology, the war for talent isn’t going to slow any time soon. Employers need to be focused on retaining top… Read more »

The Cost of Unfilled Tech Jobs

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According to research from Glassdoor, the value of the near 300,000 unfilled IT jobs posted by American companies costs nearly $20.1 billion dollars.  The cost to individual businesses varies, but those costs are always significant.  American businesses try a host of strategies to recruit tech professionals, but most still struggle in today’s market. Fortunately, there… Read more »

Why You Need to Keep Your Developers Happy

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Why do you need to keep your IT developers happy? If you think the answer is simply, “to retain them on staff,” you’re not thinking about the bigger picture. Yes, happy developers are more likely to stay with your organization for the long term, but the benefits of happy developers stretch far beyond employee retention…. Read more »

Q4 IT Staffing Industry Update

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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 »

How Failure Leads to Tech Innovation

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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 »

Hiring Trends That Will Shape 2017

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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 »

Agile and DevOps Work Better Together

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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 »

Tight IT Job Market Means Employers Will Pay More

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Tech salaries have been on the rise for some time, but there has been a significant uptick over the last few years thanks to a tightening job market. Unemployment in IT fields has dropped below three percent, which means that the IT pros who want jobs, have jobs. At the same time, tech salaries rose… Read more »