Where is the Tech Industry Headed in 2018?

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Now that 2017 is behind us, it’s a good time to take a look at some of the major trends we saw in the past year and how those trends will shape the tech landscape in 2018.  These are some of the most important trends you should keep an eye on as we head into… Read more »

The Hard and Soft Skills Your Next Tech Support Hire Needs

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When you’re hiring for tech support, you have a delicate balance in front of you. Support agents need to have the right mix of hard and soft skills – they must know what they are talking about from a technical standpoint, but they must also be able to communicate well and empathize with people who… Read more »

Are Ex-Employees Your Company’s Biggest Cybersecurity Threat?

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With recent news-making hacks like the WannaCry ransomware attacks and the Equifax data breach, most companies have been focused on shoring up their systems to protect them from nefarious, faceless strangers in dark rooms. However, there is a much closer threat to your organization, and it is a threat that every single company, no matter… Read more »

Why Body Language Matters in Every Interview Regardless of Level

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“Body language matters in an interview,” might seem like Job Interview 101 advice, but it is worth talking about no matter where you are in your career because everyone is vulnerable to some common mistakes. CareerBuilder recently surveyed hiring managers to identify the biggest body language mistakes they see in candidates regardless of level, and… Read more »

Why Body Language Matters in Every Interview Regardless of Level

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“Body language matters in an interview,” might seem like Job Interview 101 advice, but it is worth talking about no matter where you are in your career because everyone is vulnerable to some common mistakes. CareerBuilder recently surveyed hiring managers to identify the biggest body language mistakes they see in candidates regardless of level, and… Read more »

These 6 Traits Will Help You Hire Your Next Great Leader

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Successful companies are powered by successful leaders who bring out the best in their employees. It is important to identify some critical qualities when interviewing leadership candidates to determine whether they can help you steer the ship towards success. These are six of the most important traits that can help you identify and hire your… 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 Top Ten Skills You Need to Find an IT Job This Year

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If you’ve got tech skills it’s easy to find a job, right?  Not necessarily. Despite the fact that IT boasts the lowest levels of unemployment than nearly any other sector at just 2%, Computerworld reports that anywhere from 500,000 to two million tech jobs go unfilled each year. Besides, it not enough to simply “have… Read more »

Why You Should Interview Millennials with Mainframe Skills

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As IT pros from the Baby Boomer generation retire, they are taking some important skills with them, including mainframe skills.  Today, mainframe is hardly considered a “sexy” tech niche, but for large corporations, mainframe is still the best way to process information and keep it secure. In many cases, proprietary mainframe code can’t be efficiently… Read more »