New York City is About to Make Everyone Forget About Silicon Valley

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For years, New York City has been touting itself as a tech hub poised to unseat Silicon Valley as the epicenter of technology innovation. Despite those proclamations, most people still associate California with tech. According to a recent survey by KPMG, however, New York’s claims are starting to bear real fruit. Nearly 60% of tech… Read more »

Changes to Expect from the H-1B Visa Program This Year

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Right before the 2018 holiday season, the US government announced its new H-1B visa application process. Tech companies rely heavily on the H-1B program to source overseas talent, so if your organization is planning on continuing the practice, it’s time to brush up on the changes. A New H-1B Registration Process On December 3, 2018,… Read more »

How Blockchain Is On Its Way to Widespread Enterprise Adoption

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Blockchain has enormous potential to disrupt and transform business. Experts agree that it can make organizations more efficient, control costs and increase revenue. However, only one percent of CIOs have adopted blockchain and only eight percent are in planning or experimental phases with the technology. Despite these low current numbers, blockchain technology is improving at… Read more »

New York is a Top State to Launch a Startup!

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The Silicon Valley has become synonymous with launching a startup, but given the level of competition and the exorbitant cost of living, California has lost some of its luster for entrepreneurs. If you’ve been thinking about launching your own tech business, it might be time to consider New York state. New York Offers Stronger Employee… Read more »

How AI is Changing IT Recruiting

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is finding its way into nearly every aspect of the professional world, including recruiting. Hiring managers and recruiters are using AI-based programming to automate functions and make the recruiting process more efficient and more accurate. From job descriptions to sourcing to hiring decisions, here are a few ways AI is changing recruiting…. Read more »

Python Skills are the Key to Getting These 7 Jobs

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Technology is becoming more complex and creeping further into our professional and personal domains. There is a nearly insatiable appetite for software in today’s market, which has created a high demand for tech professionals with Python skills.  And while job growth continues to grow, the number of skilled programmers with necessary skills is still not… Read more »

Why Companies Must Prove Employer-Employee Relationships with H-1B Visa Holders

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Few industries were impacted by the H-1B visa changes like the tech sector. The skill gap in the US has meant many companies have had to rely on global talent to achieve their recruiting goals. Now, the government is cracking down on companies and tech recruiting firms who could be skirting the rules to connect… Read more »

Why Tech Pros Need Positive Work-Life Balance

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Work-life balance is a goal that many tech professionals struggle to realize.  IT jobs are incredibly stressful, and most tech teams are stretched well beyond their limits. Fewer people in the corporate world log more hours than IT teams.  However, achieving strong work-life balance is important for managing stress and hedging against burnout. Why Work-Life… Read more »