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 »

3 Ways to Stay on Top of Security

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Connectivity has changed the way business is done and those changes are for the better. Technology has sped up the pace of commerce, broken down geographic barriers, increased the pace of innovation and in many ways, leveled the playing field between enterprises and startups. However, technology has a dark side. With every advancement comes a… Read more »

The Essential Skills You Need to Build a Bot

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Building a bot is much more complex than it seems on the surface. Why? In a word, context. Human beings understand the context of a question or statement, but if you’ve ever struggled to get Siri, Alexa, or Google to understand you, you know how important nuance and context can be. This is also true… Read more »

What to Expect from Cybersecurity in IoT and Mobile

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Technology has advanced at a breakneck pace over the last several decades, and companies are often in a rush to bring new products to market for each new wave of advancement. Currently, we live in an era where mobile and the Internet of Things (IoT) are the hot new trends. However, if companies rush too… Read more »

Why Are Your Best Tech Employees Leaving?

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Would it surprise you to learn that the average tenure for today’s IT professional is just 3.8 years?  In the tech sector, it’s not just finding great people that’s a challenge – keeping them is also a challenge.  Competition for talent continues to be fierce, and companies are pulling out all the stops to lure… Read more »

7 IT Certifications That Will Take Your Career to the Next Level

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As businesses continue to become more reliant on technology, tech professionals continue to see high demand – and high salaries – for their skills.  However, competition for the best jobs can be fierce and it is necessary to take steps to make yourself stand out. Certifications are a way to prove your knowledge base and… Read more »

How Bitcoin And Blockchain Will Impact The Cybersecurity Industry

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From global power outages to international hacking schemes to run-of-the-mill data breaches, protecting sensitive data has never been more important than it is today.  In order for companies to keep their data secure, their cybersecurity teams must stay ahead of the newest technologies being used by both consumers and hackers. One of the most rapidly-growing… 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 »

How to Train Your Brain to Think of the Big Picture

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Today’s tech pros and leaders need more than just a robust skill set in order to bring value to their organization. Skills are important but the ability to see the “big picture” is just as critical for success.  Big-picture thinking requires the ability to consider more than just the tasks you need to check off… Read more »