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  Referrals from their current employees remain a great way for any technology company to handle a staffing issue. If this is the case at your office, it also provides a chance for you to earn some extra cash, assuming your company offers referral bonuses. All three parties can benefit from this transaction – employer,… 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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The modern IT world thrives in an office where communication flows freely and collaboration is the order of the day. On the other hand, when one of your co-workers is condescending and egotistical, it can become difficult to keep everyone working together as one team. Ultimately, their poor attitude needn’t hamper your own productivity. With… Read more »

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As a technology manager, you truly understand the challenging nature of the IT industry. Sometimes job stress makes it difficult to keep a friendly disposition when dealing with the team at your office. Ultimately, being a likeable leader offers many distinct advantages in addition to improved team morale. Let’s take a closer look at how… Read more »

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In the technology world, meetings are simply part of office life. If your organization follows the principles of Agile and/or DevOps, you probably are required to attend them on a daily basis – maybe even more than one! While communication and collaboration remain a vital aspect of the modern IT life, how do you ensure… Read more »

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The one constant in the technology industry continues to be its rapid rate of change. In some cases, what were the hottest jobs a few years ago are barely in demand today. On the other hand, certain positions in the field consistently pay higher than the rest – especially at the executive level. Whether you… Read more »

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Considering the number of IT resumes a hiring manager typically receives after posting for an open technology position, yours really needs to stand out from the pack. If the HR person doesn’t see what they need within a few seconds – a minute at the most – your chances at an interview and eventually a… Read more »

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With eCommerce and social media becoming more widely used, the scourge of hacking and cyber crime is also on an upward trend. This has increased the demand for IT security professionals throughout the technology industry. With the current focus on cybersecurity, tech managers need to be aware of a whole new set of cybersecurity skills…. Read more »

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Ironically, the one constant in the IT industry is its never-ending rate of change. What was once the hottest new skill or job role one year is simply yesterday’s news a decade later. Technology professionals need to keep their cranium filled with the latest knowledge of programming languages, databases, methodologies, and more. Unfortunately, some jobs… Read more »

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You recently graduated with a well-earned degree in hand. All that hard work studying has finally paid off, and now you are poised to begin a hopefully long and rewarding career in the information technology industry. Now it comes time to decide whether or not to immediately start looking for your first position in the… Read more »