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With the fast pace of technology, it seems like new IT trends are popping up every year. But some of the hottest trends of 2015 are shaping up to be the dominant trends of 2014, carried into the next year with more opportunities and innovations all around. Here’s a look at the evolution of the… Read more »

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  For recent graduates and anyone entering a new IT field, it’s important to know what it takes to get hired — and what you need is more than technical skills. CIOs (Chief Information Officers) looking to add to their IT teams want candidates who are not just technically competent, but also have a good… Read more »

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Ideally, you’d want all of your employees to have a clear understanding of their responsibilities, the resources they need to accomplish tasks, and the drive and motivation to perform to expectations. But every manager knows this isn’t always the case — and you must be able to deal with workplace performance issues. Poor performance typically… Read more »

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Employment in the IT industry is highly competitive, and opportunities are growing faster than other areas as business reliance on technology continues to increase. Of course, some tech jobs are more in demand than others. If you’re looking for the best chance at a great career in IT, here are the top IT skills you… Read more »

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The whole point of the job search process is to receive a job offer — so when you finally get one, it’s a natural impulse to accept. But should you say yes right away and sign on the dotted line, before the employer can change their minds? Not necessarily. It can actually benefit you and… Read more »

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Any successful IT career is going to involve a lot of technical skill, and most employers want proof that you have the required skills beyond your own word. While the ability to point to experience is important, obtaining IT certifications is a great way to show that you have the right skills for the best,… Read more »

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Creating a positive candidate experience is vital for any company that’s looking to attract top IT talent. When you have a great hiring process in place, even the candidates you turn down are likely to recommend your company to others — giving you a crucial advantage in today’s competitive, network-driven IT business landscape. Unfortunately, most… Read more »

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A lot of IT managers are reluctant to hire overqualified candidates, despite the current talent shortage and an overall economy that’s still struggling to recover. But in the IT industry, particularly in the most competitive fields, there are many overqualified candidates applying for jobs below their skill and experience levels — and tech hiring managers… Read more »

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When you’re looking to hire someone for a certain position, of course you want a candidate who is well qualified for the job, with the right proficiencies to perform the responsibilities of the position. During the hiring process, you may come across candidates with the wrong proficiencies — but high potential to be a great… Read more »

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When it comes to IT and networking, mistakes are bound to happen. Keeping serious errors limited to a sandbox environment would be great. But in the real world, problems tend to arise during business operations when they can impact your organization — and your job. The best way for IT pros to avoid big, costly,… Read more »