Why Working with a Staffing Firm is Exactly What Your Tech Career Needs

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If you think staffing firms only place industrial and clerical workers, it’s time to reacquaint yourself with the business of recruiting. There are lots of staffing firms that do place those types of workers, but there are also staffing firms who work with skilled professionals to help them advance their careers. Recruiters who specialize in… Read more »

Which Tech Positions are Managers Looking for This Year?

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According to a recent survey by TechRepublic, 50% of CIOs are planning to expand their workforce in 2018. They will be seeking out professionals at all levels and with a variety of skills, but these are some of the most popular openings you’ll find in the coming year. Support Desk Technicians Companies can’t remain competitive… Read more »

4 Ways to Eliminate Burnout on Your Team in the New Year

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Tech professionals are always at risk of burning out due to the high-pressure nature of the work. More than any other department in a typical organization, it is your IT team that works late, receives calls after hours, has their vacations interrupted and never quite “checks out” when they leave the office. Burnout leads to… Read more »

The Most In-Demand Tech Skills to Hire for in 2018

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When it comes to technology and your business, if you’re not ahead of hiring trends, you’re not competitive. If you want to connect with people who have the skills your business needs to thrive, you have to strategically plan now for the year ahead. These are the tech skills you’ll want to hire for in… Read more »

Are Bootcamps and MOOCs More Valuable than a College Degree?

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There was a time when you couldn’t dream of landing a job in technology without a computer science degree. But times have changed, and it’s possible to find successful people in the tech field who never stepped foot in a college classroom and hold degrees in fields completely unrelated to technology. Thanks to the rise… Read more »

2018 Goal-Setting Guidelines

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It’s the time of year when organizations begin to solidify their goals for the upcoming calendar change.  It’s also the time of year when IT leaders and managers must begin to set their own goals. This can be a time-consuming process, but it is well worth the effort. Setting the right goals ensures that priorities… Read more »

How to Protect Your IT Department From Hackers

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When you think about the hackers that threaten your company data, you probably think about dark rooms across the ocean where faceless, hooded figures are hacking away on the dark web. Outside threats are very real, to be sure, but it is also possible for hackers to slip right through your front door. Therefore, IT… Read more »

How Much Can a Data Scientist Make in Manhattan?

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Data scientists have been in high demand for several years, and that demand is expected to continue to increase through 2020 and beyond. Companies in all industries now understand they must embrace data analysis in order to remain competitive, and that means big data teams will keep growing. Given this high demand and the advanced… 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 »

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 »