How Blockchain Benefits Your Business Beyond Cryptocurrency

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Blockchain was developed as a public ledger for cryptocurrency transactions, and it has become synonymous with bitcoin since its inception. However, blockchain’s distributed ledger format has many use cases beyond crypto and can benefit businesses in exciting new ways. Cloud Storage There are innovators in the market looking at ways blockchain can be used to… Read more »

How Lies on Your Resume are Discovered

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It can be tempting to stretch the truth on your tech resume – especially when you find an opening at your ideal company. Maybe you add a skill you don’t have so that you meet minimum requirements. Perhaps you say you hold a certification you haven’t completed yet. However, it is important to resist the… Read more »

The Right Way for Tech Pros to Negotiate a Higher Salary

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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 »

Basic Skills You’re Probably Forgetting to Add to Your Tech Resume

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The tech field is all about what’s new and exciting. It’s important to keep your resume updated with your most recent skills, but it’s also important to include some “basic” skills that every employer is looking for.  You may assume that a hiring manager knows your such skills, but your resume is all about painting… Read more »

5 Trends that Stood Out in 2017 and How They Will Evolve in 2018

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January is a great time of year to take stock of where we’ve been and where we are headed in the tech sector. Here are five trends that stood out in 2018 and our thoughts on how they will continue to evolve in 2018. The Internet of Things Cars, refrigerators, wallets and even dog collars… Read more »

3 Ways to Prepare for A Career In VR

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Virtual reality (VR) is poised to change our lives as much as – if not more than – the rise of the smartphone. There are billions of dollars flowing into VR investment right now, and innovations and advancements are moving at a rapid pace. This means that the job market for VR professionals is booming. … 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 »

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 »