Which Will Help You Advance: Certifications or Boot Camp?

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Whether you’re new to the tech job market or you’re a seasoned veteran looking to grow your skills or pivot into a new area of specialization, you’ve probably looked into both certifications and boot camps. This is a common conundrum. Boot camps are popping up in cities and towns all across the country and there… 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 »

Are You Ready to Become a Next-Level Developer? Get Rid of These Bad Habits

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It’s no secret that developers are in high demand in today’s job market. Employers are practically tripping over themselves to find great talent, and the field is expected to grow by another 17 percent through 2024.  Even though job boards are overflowing with ads for developers, some professionals struggle to find new and better opportunities…. Read more »

Why You Need to Keep Your Developers Happy

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Why do you need to keep your IT developers happy? If you think the answer is simply, “to retain them on staff,” you’re not thinking about the bigger picture. Yes, happy developers are more likely to stay with your organization for the long term, but the benefits of happy developers stretch far beyond employee retention…. 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 »

The Top Three Skills Tech Pros Should be Focusing on This Year

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According to Computerworld, anywhere from 500,000 to two million tech jobs go unfilled each year. Employers are hungry for tech talent, but with IT unemployment hovering at just 2 percent, there are simply more jobs than there are skilled professionals to fill them. This means with the right skill set and experience, you can write… Read more »

Talon Professional Services Wins Inavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards

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   Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada   PRINCETON, NJ – FEBRUARY 23, 2017 – Talon Professional Services, a premier national provider of professional staffing and services specializing in the IT industries announced today they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for… Read more »