Is Your Recruitment Process Holding Back Your Technology Hiring?

64% of recruiters say their top challenge is the skills shortage. Are you one of them? If it seems like there are never enough qualified technologists available for your open roles, that’s because there aren’t. The ultra-low industry unemployment rate means the skills shortage is a challenge for everyone. However,...

How Rising FinTech Usage Impacts Your Tech Hiring

$100 billion. Greater than the GDP of most countries, that’s how much has been invested in FinTech, or financial technology, since 2010. Even more eye opening is that it’s an amount growing at 47% annually.  Rising FinTech usage has certainly disrupted the financial services industry, but regardless of sector, it’s...

Evaluating Information Security Safeguards in the Ransomware Age

For today’s businesses, data is as valuable as cash or physical inventory. This mentality has thrust information security safeguards into the spotlight as the world continues to grasp with the never-ending battle against cyberattacks. In fact, 67% of Chief Information Security Officers believe their companies will fall victim to an...

The Keys to Staying Within Your Tech Hiring Budget

In the midst of historically low unemployment rates in the technology field, hiring managers face constant pressure to recruit in-demand technologists within structured salary bands. In many cases, the money simply isn’t there to increase salary levels and expectations must be adjusted. However, there are strategic ways to make hires...

The Biggest Tech Skills for 2018

The technology sector is in the midst of a five-year run of historically low unemployment, with the most recent industry unemployment rate clocking in at 2.4%. Open roles vastly outnumber available technologists, and that makes finding the right technology talent for your business a challenge at best. However, not all...

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Be the Employee Every Boss Loves

Every manager expects their employees to work hard and do their jobs, but with just a little nudge you can stand out. These employees are the first ones to be considered when jobs open and it is time for annual pay increases. Here are 5 great tips to get you started.

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10 Ways to Win the Fight for Happy at Work

Whether it is just the daily grind or a career that is less than your passion, workplace happiness doesn’t always flow naturally. The true masters of the workplace can find happiness amongst it all. So here are 10 easy tips for staying happy at work.

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Hunting for a New Job Without Being Found

It is common to be employed while hunting for a new job, especially if you are looking to advance your career. Here are several strategies that you can use to avoid alerting your boss or other people in the department:

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An Effective Elevator Speech Opens the Doors to New Career Opportunities

When you are looking for a new job, networking is a critical step to help you connect with other people in the industry. You’ve probably heard the saying that you only get a single opportunity to make a good first impression, and networking with an effective elevator speech can make-or-break your job hunting efforts.

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Your Resume has these 4 Must-Haves, Right?

Modern technology has made it easier to apply to many jobs without much effort, which means that employers and recruiters are inundated with resumes when a job opening is posted. If you want the job, then you need to make sure that your resume outshines the rest.

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Quitting Your Job? 5 Considerations Before Deciding

Are you frustrated with your job and you are ready to make a career change?...

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You Said What? 7 Things to Never Say During a Job Interview

One sentence. That’s all it takes to derail your chances at the dream job you’ve been pining after for months – maybe even years. Employers focus on why they should hire you, but they’re also looking for reasons not to hire you. Read on to find out seven things you need to keep in the vault while interviewing.

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