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 »

What Your Company Can Learn from Global Malware Attacks

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In May 2017, ransomware shut down computer systems in more than 150 countries around the world. Known as WannaCry, the malware held hospital and business data ransom and was the most pervasive and invasive ransomware attack to date. A white-hat hacker saved the day by discovering a kill switch, but it is certain that WannaCry… 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 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 »

How To Embrace the Potential of Robots

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“Automation” is a word that can have two distinct and very different connotations. On one hand, automation can lead to streamlined processes, greater productivity and higher profitability. In fact, according to Information Services Group, the implementation of robotic automation has allowed companies to move processes 5 to 10 times faster using 37 percent fewer resources…. Read more »

What Role Does Open Source Play in Digital Disruption?

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Software and other digital innovations have been disrupting the way we do business at a rapid pace. Netflix forever changed the way we consume movies and television, Uber disrupted the taxicab business and Amazon upended the retail landscape. Open source technology, software with source code that is freely available for public viewing, contribution, and redistribution,… 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 »

Five Fresh Ways to Retain Top IT Talent

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Anyone who has hired for technical positions in the last ten years knows just how challenging it is to find great people in a competitive market. Given our ever-growing desire for faster, better and more technology, the war for talent isn’t going to slow any time soon. Employers need to be focused on retaining top… 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 Work Failure Into Your IoT Project Planning

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is exploding in terms of innovation and product delivery right now, and it is estimated there will be more than 50 billion IoT devices in use just three years from now. Companies are scrambling to jump on board the IoT train, greenlighting new projects right and left. However, IoT is… Read more »