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 »

Will A New Federal Initiative Make the US a Global AI Leader?

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Recently, President Donald Trump signed an executive order called the “American AI Initiative” to help the country advance artificial intelligence research. What does this mean for the future of AI and America’s role in its development? The Executive Order May Not Go Far Enough The order was met with praise by the tech community –… Read more »

Why You Should Partner With Expert Tech Recruiters To Find Talent

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The cost of hiring a new tech employee can be $40,000 per role or more. While some of that cost can be attributed to lost productivity and training, most of it is associated with the recruiting process itself. From HR and management’s time to advertising, screening, interviewing, background checking, etc., the costs are astronomical –… Read more »

What Issues are Making Tech Leaders Anxious?

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There was a time when all CIOs had to worry about was whether networks were kept running smoothly. Now, they are tasked with a key strategic function of business, and as technology continues to evolve, so do CIOs’ anxieties. These are just some of the issues that are currently making tech leaders anxious. Evolving Security… Read more »

How to Create a Tech Career That’s Evergreen

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Many people consider tech to be an evergreen career, but the fact is, the evolutionary nature of IT means you must be proactive in order to remain relevant. A robust skill set will mean nothing if those skills become obsolete in the market. Experts predict another recession on the horizon, which means budget cuts, layoffs… Read more »

How Contract IT Workers Fill Your Tech Talent Gap

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The tech talent gap is growing and today, tech professionals have more choices in the market than nearly any other profession in the US. Because of the ever-growing demand for high-level skills, job seekers can afford to be highly selective when making career decisions. This comes at a time when flexibility is more important than… Read more »

Doing Good For The World And Your Resume: How Volunteering Can Help You Get IT Experience

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If you keep your finger on the pulse of what’s happening in the tech industry, you likely know that employers across the country are struggling to find top tech talent. If you are a job seeker in today’s market, you have probably wondered why, then, tech job searches can languish for months at a time… Read more »

Stack Overflow Updates its Code of Conduct

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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 »

Humans and Tech Can Stop Phishing Together

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By now, nearly everyone with an email address knows to be wary of clicking links inside an email. However, nearly everyone has also clicked links inside an email.  And therein lies the draw of phishing attacks for hackers. They know that humans can be trusted to abandon common sense if they are in a hurry,… Read more »