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  Providing meaningful feedback to your technology staff is an important part of building the right company culture and boosting your overall productivity. Employee evaluations remain a key part of ensuring your entire team understands what they are doing right and where improvements are necessary. Since evaluations take up the valuable time of the company’s… Read more »

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  Salesforce remains one of the leading Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications in the IT industry. Technology professionals experienced in the application enjoy copious job opportunities all over the country. One sign of its continued popularity is the availability of numerous certification programs for tech pros hoping to further their education and enhance their résumé…. Read more »

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  Despite the best efforts of project managers, software engineers, and network administrators, many IT projects simply don’t end successfully. Maybe the technical requirements weren’t detailed enough, or perhaps the support from management and the business stakeholders didn’t meet expectations? Understanding the ultimate reasons for any project failure is important to ensure those same mistakes… Read more »

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Artificial intelligence (AI) remains one of the fastest-growing areas in the technology world. One variant of AI – machine learning – is a vital part of the practice of data science, and other meaningful applications for its use abound. If you work in the IT industry, AI is currently a hot skill worth highlighting on… Read more »

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While keeping a handle on staffing costs remains a worthy goal for any technology manager, this doesn’t necessarily make it wise to inquire about a candidate’s salary history during an interview. What used to be a standard practice is now frowned upon by many in the industry, and some states – most notably Massachusetts –… Read more »

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  Keeping your staff operating efficiently is a must for the organization’s productivity and its bottom line. Unfortunately, a fine line exists between working your employees hard and them beginning to suffer the adverse effects of burnout. Being able to successfully navigate this fine line helps separate the best IT managers from those merely holding… Read more »

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  Cultivating a compelling digital strategy remains vital for any company hoping to succeed in the modern business landscape – no matter their size. This is an effort requiring a long-term vision from management; something beyond five or even ten years, which is difficult considering the rapid pace of change in the technology world. Still,… Read more »

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Searching – and applying – for technology positions online continues to revolutionize the hiring process. You are able to streamline your efforts and reach out to IT companies with a simple click of a button on a website. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean any of those hiring managers are going to contact you about scheduling an… Read more »

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  Parsing through a large number of résumés lets you build a list of quality candidates for your company’s open tech position, but the view of each person on that queue remains incomplete. The interviewing process offers the best chance to find out what makes these IT professionals tick. Considering the costs involved when hiring… Read more »

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In a constantly changing industry such as the technology world, it is important to keep your organization abreast of the latest trends. The modern business world is becoming more competitive, and those companies still stuck using old management practices will simply get left behind. Additionally, today’s high-tech professional wants to work for progressive and innovative… Read more »