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Summer is the burnout season, and for IT specialists who often work long days, this can hold especially true. Employee burnout can result in lowered morale, reduced productivity, and other nasty side effects that can hurt both your employees and your company. So how can you avoid summer burnout, and keep your staff happy and… Read more »

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Internal interviews can be uniquely intimidating. In most instances, your interviewer already knows you, so it can be somewhat difficult to put on your well-practiced interview persona. Additionally, your interviewer will likely ask you a different variety of questions than an initial hire interview, and if it’s your first time up for a promotion or… Read more »

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Tech is one of the fastest-changing industries in the world, and in order to stay connected with your customers, you have to keep up with these advancements. In the immediate future, businesses may find that more than half of their customers are interacting with them on mobile devices. If you don’t have the infrastructure to… Read more »

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Strategic IT Staffing is proud to present their 2014-2015 Strategic Salary Survey results. This report includes poignant, up-to-date information on: Tech Salary Satisfaction; Bonus Trends; Salary by City; Employment Changing; Salary by Job Title; and Salary for High Paying Skills To find out more about the results of the Strategic Salary Survey, and to find… Read more »

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Whether you’re fresh out of college or making a switch to the information technology field, preparing for your first entry-level IT position can be rather intimidating. But as with any new job, the first day can define your experience with a new company. If you can ace your first day, you’ll feel more comfortable with… Read more »

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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 »