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When it comes to choosing a browser, we often find ourselves stuck with a choice of three main players: Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. But are these browsers really all that the internet has to offer? Particularly for IT pros, these options can seem rather limited, so it’s time to look for a better alternative… Read more »

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When creating your interview strategy, there’s one factor you can’t always predict: the personality of the interviewer. If you aren’t prepared for a variety of interviewer types, you may find yourself caught off guard or uncertain of how to proceed. You don’t have to strategize for each unique personality, but you should know how to… Read more »

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Incentivizing employees often translates to big expenses for businesses, and as a result, many forgo incentive packages for their temporary employees. Whether they’re contract or seasonal, short-term workers often lack the motivational benefits of full-time staff. This, however, can negatively impact their performance and morale. Fortunately, there are budget-friendly ways to incentivize your temporary IT… Read more »

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With the influx of available IT jobs, many specialists in the tech industry may find themselves growing complacent in the flood of available work. However, there’s a new technology in development that may undercut the IT workforce, specifically support positions. Robotics Process Automation (RPA) has the ability to automate tedious tasks, such as data entry… Read more »

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If you’re interviewing for a remote position, chances are you won’t be meeting your boss in person — at least not before you’re hired. It can be difficult to make a lasting impression over the phone, particularly if your strengths lie in your technical abilities rather than your people skills. If you’re worried about how… Read more »

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If you have highly talented employees, there is always the risk that they will find a better offer with another company, resulting in the loss of one of your top performers. Many employers seek to proactively avoid this by incentivizing their best workers. But retaining talent is more than just attractive incentives and benefits. You… Read more »

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From generation to generation, we’ve passed down useful job seeking advice for those new to the workplace as well as for seasoned professionals. But over time, this advice may become outdated, and no longer applicable to modern hiring practices. If you’re on the hunt for a new job, you can afford to ignore this bad… Read more »

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Having the right technical abilities is no longer all that’s needed to do a job well. As tech workplaces move towards collaboration, it’s becoming more and more necessary for IT candidates to possess strong teamwork skills. For some, this is an innate personality trait, while for others, it’s a learned professional behavior. To focus on… Read more »

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The effectiveness of working from home is a topic of hot debate in many industries, particularly in the tech world – where much of an employee’s work can be done from home. One of the primary concerns to opponents of remote work is the lack of employee engagement. By working from home, remote employees miss… Read more »

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Each workplace is unique, and that can be particularly true for their hiring process. Some are more informal, while others prefer to rigorously screen interviewees with background checks and drug screens before settling on the right candidate. But which is the most effective method for hiring? And are background checks really worth it? If you’re… Read more »