Why It’s Time to Clean Up Your Online Presence During Your Job Search

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Almost every single employer will take one, simple action before they decide to interview you or offer you a job: They will look you up online. If they can’t find you when the search, or worse, if they do find you and the profiles are unflattering, you won’t receive a call or an offer. If… Read more »

How to Save Your Tech Career When it’s Going in the Wrong Direction

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You may be familiar with the saying, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” You can plan your career down to the last detail, but things will not always go the way you envision. Perhaps the startup you worked for folded. Maybe you got looked over for a promotion. Or you… Read more »

Where are Tech Jobs Experiencing the Most Growth?

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Every HR team and tech leader know that the IT workforce is in a continual state of rapid evolution. Just when you think you’ve got your salary and staffing resources allocated effectively, the ground moves beneath your feet, making it difficult to strategize, budget and plan staffing decisions. To help you get a handle on… Read more »

Looking for a High-Paying Tech Job? Try One of These Industries

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Lots of tech professionals seek out jobs in the tech industry itself. People naturally want to be involved in the fast-paced world of startups, and there is a great deal of cache involved in saying you work for the next “big thing” in technology. However, if you’re someone that values a great salary, you might… Read more »

The Top Three Skills Tech Pros Should be Focusing on This Year

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According to Computerworld, anywhere from 500,000 to two million tech jobs go unfilled each year. Employers are hungry for tech talent, but with IT unemployment hovering at just 2 percent, there are simply more jobs than there are skilled professionals to fill them. This means with the right skill set and experience, you can write… Read more »

Talon Professional Services Wins Inavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards

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   Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada   PRINCETON, NJ – FEBRUARY 23, 2017 – Talon Professional Services, a premier national provider of professional staffing and services specializing in the IT industries announced today they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for… Read more »

Are Coding Boot Camps Worth The Money?

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Coding boot camps are the hot new trend in the IT field. Students enroll in compacted programs, 8-12 weeks full time and 16-24 week part time, and they emerge with the skills to tackle entry-level coding.  If your non-coding technical employees want to invest in a boot camp, is it worth the time, effort and… Read more »

Six Hot IT Skill Sets For 2016

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Few sectors of today’s economy have experienced the breakneck pace of change seen in technology. While information technology leaders were once tasked with keeping utility functions up and running, IT has now become a critical driver of business success. Here are six hot tech skill sets that will put your team ahead of the competition… Read more »

5 Fresh Interview Questions That Identify the Best IT Candidates

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Companies sometimes use creative questions like “How many golf balls can fit in a school bus?” (an actual question in a Google interview) to identify top talent. Fortunately, qualified candidates can breathe a sigh of relief, as more and more companies are moving away from these mind-bending interview questions. Nevertheless, some creativity is needed to… Read more »

How to Attract – and Retain – Top Candidates in High-Demand Areas of IT

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The need for software developers and IT staffing has never been higher, with 2016 looking to be yet another year of high demand for IT talent. Experts estimate growth rates to reach upwards of 6-10 percent industry wide, and certain high demand areas of IT growing as much as 30%, with all signs pointing towards… Read more »